Our Mission

The Forest Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) was formed to support businesses along Forest Avenue between Broadway and Hart Boulevard. Since it’s founding in 2004, the Forest Avenue BID has played a key role in maintaining a clean, safe and inviting environment for it’s community. With creative budgeting for sanitation, graffiti removal, public safety, landscaping, marketing and advocacy, the BID continually strives to enhance Forest Avenue’s position as Staten Island’s premiere neighborhood.

Nina Flores • Executive Director

Priscilla Marco •Neighborhood Development Specialist

Executive Board

Megan Cappola • Chair • Beans and Leaves Coffee & Tea Cafe
Kim Beckett • Vice Chair • Burrito Bar
Gary LiGreci • Treasurer • The Staaten
Laura Volsario • Secretary • Gateway Arms Realty

Board of Directors

Vincent D’Antuono • Pastosa Ravioli and Cheese
Jean Daggan • Property Owner
Andrea S. Morse,Esq. • Andrea S Morse, Esq.
Cormac Gordon• Duffy’s/Property Owner
Gary LiGreci • Li Greci’s Staaten

Peter Marci • Panini Grill
Laura Volsario • Gateway Arms Realty/Property Owner
Office of the Mayor
Office of the Comptroller
Borough President James S. Oddo
Councilwoman Debi Rose
Community Board No. 1