The Real Deal New York

Political brethren: De Blasio’s top real estate allies

Rob Speyer, Bruce Ratner and John Banks number among the mayor's supporters

February 05, 2016 01:22PM
By Konrad Putzier

Rob Speyer of Tishman Speyer, Lisa Gomez of L+M Development Partners, Mayor Bill de Blasio, John Banks of REBNY and Ron Moelis of L+M Development Partners

Rob Speyer of Tishman Speyer, Lisa Gomez of L+M Development Partners, Mayor Bill de Blasio, John Banks of REBNY and Ron Moelis of L+M Development Partners (credit: Adam Pincus)

From the February issue: Mayor Bill de Blasio may not be known as a best friend to the industry, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t cultivated some significant industry allies. Below is a look at three top real estate players with whom the mayor is particularly tight: Tishman Speyer’s Rob Speyer, Forest City Companies’ Bruce Ratner and the Real Estate Board of New York’s John Banks. [more]

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