About The BID

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.

Executive Team

Nina Flores Executive Director

Board of Directors

Megan Coppola, Chair, Bean & Leaves Coffee &Tea Cafe

Kim Becket, Vice Chair, Burrito Bar

Gary LiGreci, Treasurer, LiGreci’s Staaten

Laura Volsario, Secretary,  Gateway Arms Realty

Vincent D’Antuono, Pastosa Ravioli and Cheese

Andrea S. Morse, Esq. Andrea S Morse, Esq.

Jean Daggan, Property Owner

Donald Benston, Benston Insurance

Eddie Donovan, Property Owner/Duffy’s

Peter Marci, Panini Grill SI

Jim Thompson, Thompson Law PLLC

Lauren Cicero, Lauren Cicero Hair Company

Office of the Mayor
Office of the Comptroller
Borough President Vito Fossella
Councilwoman Kamillah Hanks