All of the documents from our investigation of Forest City Enterprises.

FOIA Requests

District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED)

Request 1

FOIA Request (June 26, 2013)

Response Letter (July 18, 2013)

Documents (July 18, 2013)

Request 2

FOIA Request (August 2, 2013)

Documents (August 23, 2013)

Council of the District of Columbia

FOIA Request (August 6, 2013)

Response Letter (September 4, 2013)

Documents (September 4, 2013)

District of Columbia Executive Office of the Mayor

FOIA Request (August 6, 2013 )

Response Letter (September 13, 2013)

Documents (September 13, 2013)

Empire State Development Corporation (New York)

Request 1

FOIL Request (April 17, 2013 )

Response Letter (May 16, 2013)

Documents (May 16, 2013)

Request 2

FOIL Request (August 8, 2013)

Awaiting Documents

Dallas (TX) City Hall

Public Information Act Request (August 12, 2013)

No Responsive Documents

Political Spending Data

Forest City Enterprises Political Spending Spreadsheet





New Rochelle Political Spending

Donations to New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson from Forest City Enterprises after they were selected as developer for the Echo Bay project:

Name Date Contribution
Ronald Ratner 8/1/2007 $1,000
Charles Ratner 8/1/2007 $1,000
James Ratner 8/1/2007 $1,000
Brian Ratner 8/1/2007 $1,000
Deborah Ratner Salzberg 8/1/2007 $1,000

Donations to New Rochelle Mayor and candidate for Westchester County Executive Noam Bramson from Forest City Residential Group’s Echo Bay project consultants:

Name Date Contribution Relationship
Andrew Tung



Planner and Site Engineer
Gerhard Schwalbe



Planner and Site Engineer
KSQ Architects



Tocci Building



Construction Consultant
Roux Associates



Environmental Resources Consultant



Lobbyist and Legal Counsel



Lobbyist and Legal Counsel


Ridge Hill Development

Representative Darrell Issa and Representative Lamar Smith letter to Honorable Preet Bharara, United States Attorney, Southern District of New York regarding allegations of favoritism in decision not to charge Forest City Ratner in bribery scheme

March 20, 2010 Letter

US v. Annabi and Jereis

Forest City Ratner named as “Developer No. 2”


Superceding Indictment

SDNY Press Release

Trial transcripts

Part I

Part II

Part III

Part IV

Other Documents

Atlantic Yards

New York City Independent Budget Office Analysis of Barclays Center

Community Benefits Agreement

Figure 1: The Atlantic Yards Project Targeted Employment Area for EB-5 violates USCIS regulations by crossing all existing political boundaries 

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Mesa Del Sol

New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee Analysis of Subsidies

Mesa Del Sol TIDD Audit 2010-2012

City of Albuquerque Resolution amending affordable housing requirements for FCE