David Berliner

President and COO
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 638-5000

David L. Berliner is the president and COO of Brooklyn Museum.

Before leaving the company in September 2016, Berliner was chief operating officer at Forest City Ratner, a Brooklyn-based New York real estate development firm. An attorney by trade, Berliner joined Ratner in 1989 as a general counsel. Berliner helped negotiate the deal that brought NBA basketball franchise the Brooklyn Nets to Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2012. Current CEO MaryAnne Gilmartin later tapped Berliner to become COO of Forest City Ratner in 2013. Prior to joining Ratner, Berliner worked for New York law firm Rosenman & Colin.

He is a graduate of Columbia Law School.