• Museum at Eldridge Street (map)
  • 12 Eldridge Street
  • New York, NY, 10002
  • United States


Gary Hattem president of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, Managing Director of their Community Development Finance Group, and a former community-based low-income housing developer, will speak on the legacy of writer and preservationist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), whose work changed the way the world views and understands cities

Award-winning author and preservationist Roberta Brandes Gratz will introduce Hattem.
Pay what you wish. RSVP requested.


Gary S. Hattem is President of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and Managing Director of Deutsche Bank’s Community Development Finance Group. He is responsible for the firm’s lending, investment and philanthropic activities targeted to disadvantaged communities and oversees the firm’s corporate citizenship activities for the Americas.

The Community Development Finance Group manages a portfolio of $600 million in loans and investments and has a long and successful history in aligning diverse capital providers to achieve social and environmental development goals. In addition to this community development focus, Mr. Hattem is the President of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation managing its philanthropic program with grants made in the fields of education, arts and the environment, as well as community development. He also oversees the bank’s regional commitment to the fine arts.

Mr. Hattem is a Trustee of Pratt Institute, Chairman of the Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium, President of the DB Microcredit Development Fund, a director of Living Cities having completed a three year term as Chairman, and is a former member of the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council and was Chairman of its Housing and Community Affairs Committee.

Mr. Hattem holds a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute and a B.S. Degree from Purchase College and in 2009 was selected as an American Council on Germany McCloy Environmental Fellow.