Park Slope Neighbors and Commerce Bank Press Conference

March 3, 2005
Commerce Bank, Montague St. Branch

Aaron Naparstek

Park Slope Neighbors campaign coordinator Aaron Naparstek took center stage at the joint press conference with Commerce Bank officials, at which the bank unveiled its new plans.

Aaron handing the symbolic first deposit to Commerce Bank Senior Vice President Greg Braca.

Greg Braca
Marty Markowitz

PSN's efforts were praised by Borough President Marty Markowitz, State Assembly member Joan Millman, City Council member Bill de Blasio, and State Senator Carl Andrews.

"Marty boasted that the process 'illustrated how community input can help lead to development that is appropriate to a neighborhood.'"
— Brooklyn Papers, March 5, 2005