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In City & State's 2020 Real Estate Power 100, Greenland USA's Hu at #64 (last year was a generous #27)

Surely City & State New York has planned The 2020 Real Estate Power 100 well before the coronavirus crisis, but it's worth taking a look. Any such list is by definition arbitrary, but note their criteria:
Unlike other rankings, ours is not based primarily on total square feet or annual profits or the biggest deals. Instead, we identified the industry leaders who build buildings and political relationships, the lawmakers and administration officials who weigh the needs of residents against developers’ needs to make housing projects profitable, and the trade associations, lobbyists, publicists, academics and activists who all shape New York’s vibrant real estate world in so many ways.
Notably in first rank is Vicki Been, New York City Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, former Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

The Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park mention
64. Hu Gang
President and CEO
Greenland USA
Greenland USA was founded in 2013 and is a subsidiary of Greenland Holding Group, a Chinese real estate developer. Overseeing the company’s U.S. operations, Hu Gang is responsible for managing Greenland USA’s majority stake in the ambitious Pacific Park megaproject, a 22-acre development formerly known as Atlantic Yards. The Downtown Brooklyn project, which includes the Barclays Center, may not be completed until 2035 and is one of the largest ongoing developments in New York City. 
Note that Hu has been barely a public presence, so we don't know what his plans are for the project, since announcements are mediated via the public relations firm BerlinRosen, and the public face at government meetings tends to be Executive VP of Development Scott Solish.

In 2019, in City & State's inaugural Real Estate Power 50 list, Hu was listed at 27, which I thought was a stretch, given the uncertainty regarding the project.

Others on the list

Some major names in the first half of the list include:
14. Jed Walentas, CEO, Two Trees Management
17. Brian Kingston & Ric Clark, Managing Partners, Brookfield Asset Management (which bought out Forest City Enterprises/Forest City Ratner)
46. Michael Kimmelman, Architecture Critic, The New York Times

Some major names in the second half of the list include:
57. Doug Steiner, Chairman, Steiner NYC
60. David Kramer, President, The Hudson Companies Inc.
70. Andrew Kimball, CEO, Industry City
73. Suri Kasirer, President, Kasirer (lobbying clients include Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park)
85. Simon Dushinsky & Isaac Rabinowitz, Co-owners, Rabsky Group
95. David Karnovsky, Partner, Fried Frank (and former general counsel to the New York City Department of City Planning)

Former Forest City CEO
Note these two items:
42. David Levinson & Robert Lapidus
Chairman and CEO; President and Chief Investment Officer
L&L Holding Company
Though MaryAnne Gilmartin, the former CEO of Forest City Ratner, left her partnership with L&L after just two years, David Levinson and Robert Lapidus continue to pursue ambitious projects, including the $2.5 billion TSX Broadway development in Times Square. The project – a daring bet on the future of experiential retail – will feature a 46-story hotel, a nine-story retail complex, an outdoor stage – and will require lifting a historic theater 30 feet higher.
Maybe Gilmartin has left, though the L+L MAG web site remains, and there's no web site yet for her new firm, and her LinkedIn hasn't been updated. In last year's City & State list, she was #43, without her partners, which was unwise. Now she's at #68.
68. MaryAnne Gilmartin
Founder
MAG Partners
MaryAnne Gilmartin announced at the end of last year that she would split off from L+L MAG, which she helped found nearly two years ago. Her new company, MAG Partners, is in its preliminary stages, but includes 12 former L+L MAG employees. Gilmartin also served as CEO of Forest City Ratner, playing a key role in the development of the Barclays Center and the Pacific Park megadevelopment in Brooklyn. 
It's still unclear what those preliminary stages are, so stay tuned.

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