As president and CEO of developer Forest City Ratner, MaryAnne Gilmartin led the development of some of the most high-profile real estate projects in New York City. She spearheaded the efforts to build Barclays Center, the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue and centerpiece of the $4.9 billion, 22-acre mixed-use Pacific Park, Brooklyn development. She also oversaw the development of the New York Times Building and New York by Gehry, designed by award-winning architect Frank Gehry, and the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech.
In early 2018, Gilmartin took the entrepreneurial route. She co-founded L&L MAG, a New York-based real estate development company, with David Levinson and Robert Lapidus.
Gilmartin serves as a member of the board of directors of the global investment banking firm Jefferies Group and is a civic leader in New York. She was honored in 2017 with REBNY’s prestigious Bernard H. Mendik Lifetime Leadership Real Estate Award.