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David Kramer
Hudson Companies, Inc.
David Kramer is a principal with the Hudson Companies, Inc. ( which he joined in 1995 and currently runs with fellow principal William Fowler. Hudson has developed 4,500 residential apartments since 1986. Hudson’s projects range from market rate condominiums (J Condo, Riverwalk Court, Third + Bond, The Marais) to institutional housing (NYU Dormitory, staff housing for Memorial Sloan Kettering and Weill Cornell Medical College) to renovations (345 West 13th Street, Cobble Hill Tower, The Knick) to market rate rentals (Riverwalk Crossing, Hudson East, The Crossroads, The Clinton) to affordable housing (Atlantic Center, Dumont Green, Gowanus Green).

Prior to joining Hudson, Kramer developed affordable housing as the Housing Director of the Venice Community Housing Corporation in Los Angeles, and a project manager for the Skid Row Housing Trust. In 1989, David was one of the founders and the first Executive Director of People for Parks, a Los Angeles non-profit coalition of parks advocates.

David has a Bachelor Degree from Yale University and graduated from the Coro Foundation's Public Affairs Program. David serves on the Alumni Council of the Collegiate School and is a Board Member of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the Coro Foundation. In 2008, David was elected to Chair the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, where he currently serves on the Board. David also founded the quarterly Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable to benefit the Brooklyn Historical Society. He lives in Brooklyn Heights with his wife, three children and poorly trained dog. He is a long suffering New York Giants fan, has completed 5 New York City Marathons, 3 Century Bike Races and knows the lyrics to most Broadway musicals. At the 2006 New York Post Su Doku Grand Master Championship, David finished in the money in 6th place, and more recently, finished in the top 9 of the 2nd Annual KenKen tournament.

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