Deborah Ratner Salzberg

Deborah Ratner Salzberg, Director

Deborah Ratner Salzberg has served as our Chair of the Board of Trustees since May 2022. She is a Principal at Uplands Real Estate Partners. Deborah has spent the past 35 years active in the real estate sector, most recently serving as the DC Region Chairman of Brookfield Properties. Prior to joining Brookfield, Deborah was President of Forest City Washington, Inc., a division of Forest City Realty Trust a national real estate firm that specialized in the development, construction, ownership and management of mixed-use, commercial, and residential projects. Ms. Salzberg began her professional career as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Capital Bank, and the Boards of Trustees for Kenyon College, The Foundation for the National Archives, and the Urban Land Institute. Ms. Salzberg is a Board Member of the University of Pennsylvania Institute of Urban Research and New York Commons REAC. She is also President of the United Jewish Endowment Fund of Greater Washington and Chair of the Federal City Council.