Partners are elected annually and represent the top leadership of New York's corporate, investment and entrepreneurial communities.
A Partner is a CEO-level executive of a New York City-based business organization or a global business entity with a presence in New York City. Partners make a commitment to be personally involvedin a peer-to-peer network and to draw on the resources of their companies to support the Partnership's agenda. Partners control the governance and committees of the Partnership and set the Partnership’s advocacy agenda.
Corporate Partner status is available to a company if the CEO is not available personally to serve as a Partner or the company is not headquartered in New York. Corporate Partners are included among the two hundred business leaders elected as Partners and participate in governance and agenda setting.
Associate Partners are entrepreneurs and CEOs of small businesses, agencies or organizations with a significant profile in the city. Associate Partners, whose membership is invitation-only, are represented on various governing bodies and committees of the Partnership, ensuring that the Partnership represents the full diversity of the city's business community.