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Who We Are

Downtown Management Authority

Downtown Management Authority (DMA), oversees a 106-block business improvement district in the heart of Baltimore. Clean, green, and safety services are the heart of what we do. People instantly recognize our uniformed Clean Streets Ambassadors (CSAs), Downtown Baltimore Guides (DBGs), and Park Stewards, because they’re a constant presence on Downtown streets.

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If you’re located within the DMA, we may be able to provide services to you or your business. Scroll down to complete our Service Request Form, or click here.

2020 Clean, Green, & Safe Stats at a Glance
  • 500Tons Garbage Collected

  • 10000 Flowers Planted

  • 53406 Citizens Assisted

  • 32634 Businesses Contacted

  • 16639 Homeless Checks Made

  • 176 Homeless Individuals Connected to Housing

Downtown Management Authority (DMA),

oversees a 106-block business improvement district in the heart of Baltimore. Is your business in the district? Contact us, to see how we can help you.

DMA Initiatives

Current Areas of Focus

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Clean & Green

Beautifying our Streets and Alleys

Our CSAs are hard at work seven days a week emptying trash from more than 400 cans in the DMA, sweeping the streets, removing graffiti, cleaning alleys, and reporting code violations.

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Safety & Hospitality

Keeping Downtown Safe & Inviting

Our DBGs are the welcoming face of the DMA. They provide a visible, positive safety presence and serve as hospitality guides for those navigating Downtown.

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Safety & Hospitality

Supporting our Homeless Population

Our outreach team has been able to help hundreds of homeless individuals find shelter, food, benefits, mental health care, medical care, and even permanent housing…whatever they need, DPOB will try to help.

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Clean & Green

Maintaining Parks and Green Spaces

Downtown Partnership’s Parks and Programming department improves, maintains, and programs numerous public spaces helping to provide a clean, inviting, and engaging Downtown experience.

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Meet the Leaders Making it Happen

DMA Board of Directors


* = Executive Committee

Mark Wasserman*

President Retired

Zed Smith*

Board Vice President The Cordish Companies

Mark Pollak*

Board Secretary Ballard Spahr

Carrie Schreiber*

Board Treasurer Truist Financial

Sister Helen Amos*

Mercy Medical Center

Kevin Anderson

Maryland Department of Commerce

Lynn L. Berger

JLL Property Management

Eric Bloom

PMC Property Group

Brad Byrnes*

Byrnes & Associates, Inc.

Jeff Clary*

Grander Capital Partners, LLC

Councilman Eric T. Costello

Baltimore City Council

Gabrielle M. Duvall, Esq.

Southern Management Companies, LLC

Cary M. Euwer, Jr.

Metropolitan Partnership, Ltd.

Myron Feaster

Pinkard Properties

Suzanne Fischer-Huettner

The Daily Record

Andrew Hinton

City Center Resident’s Association

Dr. Bruce E. Jarrell

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Courtenay Jenkins, III*

Cushman & Wakefield of Maryland, Inc.

Judson H. Kerr, III PMM

The Atrium Luxury Apartment Homes

Monica LaVorgna*

Bozzuto Management Company

Tim Polanowski

Bay City Management Company, LLC

Onahlea Shimunek*

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

Eric C. Thompson

Truist Financial

Justin A. Williams

Baltimore City Mayor's Office

*Executive Committee Members

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The Downtown Management Authority prides itself in keeping Downtown streets clean and safe, park spaces green and inviting, and Downtown property owners happy. Having an issue? Let us know how we can help.