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The RPA Centennial Assembly

The RPA Centennial Assembly
May 2-6, 2022

Keynote Interview

New York Governor Kathy Hochul and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy share the stage at the RPA Centennial Assembly, interviewed by RPA President and CEO Tom Wright. Watch the entire in-person program here.

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  • NYC Property Tax

    Monday: The Future of the Central Business District

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    Tuesday: Small Transportation Projects with Big Climate Impacts

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    Wednesday: Get On Board with Equitable Transit Oriented Communities

  • Our Region Flood NYC Adam Kuban

    Thursday: A Clash of Crises

  • Chelsea Piers

    Friday: In-Person Assembly


2022 John Zucotti Award

RPA’s highest award for leadership in the region is named after John E. Zuccotti, a long-serving member of the RPA Board of Directors and Execu­tive Committee. Presented each year at RPA’s annual Assembly, the award recognizes a leader who has made extraordinary contributions to the built environment of the tri-state metropolitan region.

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Chuck Schumer RPA Zuccotti Award

Presented by

Howard Milstein, Chairman, President & CEO, New York Private Bank & Trust

Presented to

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer

Senator Schumer has earned the honor for his tireless efforts in combatting climate change and fighting for infrastructure funds that will transform the entire region.


  • Eric Adams

    The Honorable Eric Adams

    Mayor of New York City

  • RIT Aggarwala

    Rohit Aggarwala

    Chief Climate Officer and Commissioner, NYC Department of Environmental Protection

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    Priscilla Almodovar

    President & CEO, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

  • Dana Bourland

    Dana Bourland, AICP

    Senior Vice President, Environment and Strategic Initiatives, The JPB Foundation

  • Zabe Bent

    Zabe Bent

    Director of Design, NACTO

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    Vishaan Chakrabarti

    Founder and Creative Director of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, PAU

  • Kizzy Charles Guzman

    Kizzy Charles-Guzman

    Executive Director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Climate and Environmental Justice

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    Laura Chu-Wiens

    Executive Director, Pittsburghers for Public Transit

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    Nuria Fernandez

    Administrator, Federal Transit Administration

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    Laura Fox

    General Manager, Citi Bike, at Lyft Bikes and Scooters

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    Yonah Freemark

    Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute

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    Lisa Gomez

    Chief Executive Officer, L+M Development Partners

  • Ronnie Hakim

    Ronnie Hakim

    SVP, National Transit and Rail Market Sector Leader, HNTB

  • Kendra Hems

    Kendra Hems

    President, Trucking Association of New York

  • Steve Israel

    The Honorable Steve Israel

    Director, Institute of Politics and Global Affairs at Cornell University

  • Lisa Jackson

    Lisa Jackson

    Vice President of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives, Apple

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    Shawn M. LaTourette

    Commissioner, State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

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    Janno Lieber

    Chair & CEO, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

  • Samantha Maldonado

    Samantha Maldonado

    Reporter, THE CITY

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    Scott Rechler

    CEO & Chairman, RXR Realty; Chairman, RPA

  • Rubin Jamie

    Jamie Rubin

    Chairman of Advisory Board, Aligned Climate Capital

  • Victoria Salinas

    Victoria Salinas

    Deputy Administrator (Acting), Resilience, FEMA

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    Pierina Sanchez

    New York City Council Member

  • Laurie Schoeman

    Laurie Schoeman

    Director, Climate and Sustainability, Capital, Enterprise Community Partners

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    The Honorable Chuck Schumer

    US Senate Majority Leader

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    Monica Slater Stokes

    Managing Director, Corporate and Government Affairs, United Airlines

  • Yael Taqqu

    Yael Taqqu

    Senior Partner, New York, McKinsey & Company

  • Ritchie Torres

    The Honorable Ritchie Torres

    US Representative (NY-15)

  • Polly Trottenberg

    Polly Trottenberg

    Deputy Secretary, US Department of Transportation

  • Jessica Vonashek

    Jessica Vonashek

    Chief of Economic and Community Development, Norwalk, CT

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    Dawn Wells-Clyburn

    Deputy Director, PUSH Buffalo

  • NEW Cory Booker

    The Honorable Cory Booker

    US Senator for New Jersey

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    Howard Milstein

    Chairman, President & CEO, New York Private Bank & Trust

  • Maria Torres Springer

    Maria Torres-Springer

    NYC Deputy Mayor for Economic & Workforce Development

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    Tom Wright

    President & CEO, RPA

  • Slevin Kate

    Kate Slevin

    Executive Vice President, RPA




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