GGA Board Member
William C. Rudin
CEO & Vice Chairman, Rudin Management Company, Inc. and Chairman of the Association for a Better New York (ABNY)
As CEO of Rudin Management Company and Chairman of the Association for a Better New York (ABNY), William C. Rudin continues to be one of the real estate industry’s strongest and most influential voices.
Committed to advancing pro-business public policy, Bill works tirelessly in Washington, DC, Albany and City Hall on behalf of trade, business and civic organizations such as the Real Estate Roundtable, The Partnership for New York City, ABNY and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). Bill’s focus is promoting economic policies that will continue diversifying the city’s economy in order to generate jobs and bring renewed vitality to New York City’s businesses and its commercial and residential real estate marketplace. In addition, Bill, along with his cousin, Eric, President and Co-Chairman, and Uncle Jack, Chairman, oversee the Rudin real estate portfolio of 16 office towers comprising more than 10 million square feet of Class A space and 20 luxury apartment buildings.
The integration of technology and environmental design is a hallmark of the Rudin’s development philosophy. Unique examples of this integration include 3 Times Square, the Thomson Reuters building, 55 Broad Street (www.55broadst.com) and 32 Sixth Avenue (www.32sixthave.com), where global media, communications and tech firms such as the RAI Corporation, Globo International, Clear Channel, Bartle Bogle & Hegarty and Dentsu Holdings USA are tenants.
Bill currently serves as Chairman of The Battery Conservancy, President of the Empire State Relief Fund, and Board Member of The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, The Partnership for New York City, The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York University, The New York Center for Autism, The Alliance for Downtown New York and The Real Estate Roundtable. He is also a member of The Council of Foreign Relations, The New York City Marathon Committee and the JP Morgan Chase Manhattan Bank’s Regional Advisory Board.
Together with his family, including sister Beth, cousins, Eric and Madeleine, and children, Samantha and Michael, Bill proudly continues the Rudin family tradition of helping to make New York City a better place to live, work and visit.