As CEO & co-Chairman of Rudin Management Company, William C. Rudin oversees the Rudin real estate portfolio of 16 office towers comprising more than 10 million square feet of Class A space, 17 luxury apartment buildings, and a world-class residential development project, all in New York City (www.rudin.com). The integration of technology and environmental design is a hallmark of the Rudin’s development philosophy. Unique examples of this integration include Dock 72 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a new 675,000 square-foot commercial building of innovative and collaborative work spaces (www.Dock72.com); The Greenwich Lane, the former St. Vincent’s hospital site that is presently being adaptively reused into a new, state-of-the-art, mixed-use development that will include residential, retail, community facilities, healthcare, open space and educational facilities (www.thegreenwichlane.com); and 130 W. 12th St., a classic prewar 42-unit condominium, which was renovated in 2011-2012 to LEED Gold standard and is the winner of the Global Green’s 13th Annual Sustainable Green Building Design Award; and is one of the city’s first residential LEED Neighborhood Developments. The Rudin portfolio also includes commercial buildings: The Thomson Reuters building at 3 Times Square, 55 Broad Street (www.55broadst.com), and 32 Sixth Avenue (www.32sixthave.com), which houses global media, education, and communications and tech firms such as iHeartMedia, New York University, Verizon, T-Mobile, Tribeca Film Institute, and Dentsu Holdings USA.
On behalf of business, civic and trade organizations, Rudin is one of the real estate industry’s strongest and most influential voices advancing pro-business public policy. He works tirelessly in Washington, DC; Albany; and City Hall on behalf of groups including the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the Real Estate Roundtable, the Association for a Better New York (ABNY), and the Partnership for New York City. His focus is promoting policies that will continue diversifying the City’s economy in order to generate jobs and bring renewed vitality to New York City’s businesses and its commercial and residential real estate marketplace.
Rudin is the founding chairman and current board member of the Battery Conservancy and is a former chairman and current board member of ABNY, REBNY, and RER. He is a board member of the Partnership for New York City, the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York University, and the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation. He is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, The Economic Club of New York, and The New York City Marathon Committee. Rudin and his wife, Ophelia, reside in New York City along with their daughter Samantha and her husband, David, and their son Michael and his wife, Sabrina. They are also proud grandparents of three. He and his family proudly continue the Rudin tradition of helping to make New York City a better place to live, work and visit.