Tucker Reed

President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

Tucker Reed is the President of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, the local economic development organization tasked with supporting Downtown Brooklyn's emergence as New York City's center for innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. He previously was the Director of Special Projects for Two Trees Management Company, a real estate development firm based in DUMBO, Brooklyn, where he assisted in the execution of development projects with an aggregate budget of nearly $200 million, while directing communications and community development efforts for the firm.

From 2008 - 2009 Tucker worked for the State Department in Baghdad, Iraq on the rebuilding of the City and serving as Chief of Staff of the Baghdad Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT). Prior to joining the State Department, Tucker was the founding Executive Director of the DUMBO Improvement District, responsible for launching the organization in 2006 that has overseen the flourishing development of that waterfront office and residential district. Prior to coming to DUMBO, Tucker was a Senior Policy Advisor for the Department of Small Business Services in the Bloomberg Administration. He attended Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.