Board and Staff

Benjamin F. Needell Esq.

Benjamin Needell is a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he heads the firm's Real Estate Department, which also provides valuable pro bono legal services to NYRP. As Chairman of NYRP’s Board since 2001, he led the successful effort to secure a $2.5 million grant from the Peter Jay Sharp Foundation to build NYRP's Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse at Sherman Creek Park. Ben currently serves on NYRP’s Finance Committee, Nominating Committee, Development Committee, and Real Estate Committee.