Disparity Study | Register for Upcoming Disparity Study Events

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is pleased to announce six business community meetings to discuss the implementation of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey MWBE and AC/DBE Disparity Study. The Study is designed to review Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) and Airport Concession/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (AC/DBE) participation on Port Authority contracts awarded from January 1, 2010, to December 31, 2014, and assess the policies regarding MWBE and AC/DBE participation.

The meetings are designed to inform businesses about the Study. In addition, Port Authority businesses interested in contracting with the businesses available to participate in the Port Authority Disparity anecdotal interviews will be identified. Questions regarding the MWBE and AC/DBE Disparity Study will also be addressed during the meetings.

Who: MWBE, non-MWBE, AC/DBE, and non-AC/DBE prime contractors and subcontractors, Port Authority, key managers and staff, and local officials


  • Glenessa Gordon, Project Manager, Office of Business Diversity and Civil Rights
  • Eleanor Mason Ramsey, Ph.D., President, Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd.
  • Don O’Bannon, Esq., Disparity Study Legal Counsel, Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd.


Community Events and Meetings Schedule
Schedule Block Selected Locations
September 28, 2016
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM
September 28, 2016
  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM
September 29, 2016
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Rutgers University
  • Newark, NJ
Bank of New York Mellon
  • Manhattan, NY
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
  • Queens, NY

When: TBA

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Port Authority Business Community Meeting Presentation

Contact: Email PANYNJDisparityStudy@mtaltd.com or call (908) 248-9587.

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