Dan Biederman is the founder and president of BRV Corp., as well as co-founder of Grand Central Partnership, the Chelsea Improvement Company, 34th Street Partnership, and Bryant Park Corporation; he currently serves as the President of the latter two
of those downtown management organizations. Mr. Biederman and BRV consult public and private parties on, among other things, the art of downtown management, economic development, and rehabilitation in New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Newark, and a host of other cities in various countries.
Mr. Biederman has written, lectured, and taught extensively in the field of urban management, and advises a number of cities and private property-owners on the establishment or turnaround of parks and plazas, Business Improvement Districts, and selffinancing neighborhood redevelopment projects; his publications include articles in Urban Land and the Harvard Business Review.
He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton, and with distinction from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Biederman and his work have received over 40 local, national, and international awards, including the first-ever William E. Simon
Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Entrepreneurship from the Manhattan Institute in 2007. He is married to the fine arts lawyer Susan Duke Biederman, and has two children, Robert and Brooke.