Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC and is the host of "The Season."
He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.
Ilya Marritz appears in the following:
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Business leaders push a tax cut in the hopes that it will cure the streets of empty storefronts.
Monday, September 04, 2017
The first Labor Day was observed in 1882, when thousands of workers marched from City Hall to Union Square. Recently, the number of unionized workers in New York has risen. Here's why.
Monday, August 21, 2017
The New Jersey Governor fails to complete a key economic development project before leaving office.
Friday, August 18, 2017
President Trump has disbanded his CEO advisory councils, but many former execs are still part of an administration that's been mostly friendly to big business.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Housing advocates say the President's son-in-law is overcharging tenants on rent.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
The best paid workers had the most to gain over the last 35 years.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Forty years ago, a series of lightning strikes plunged New York into darkness, leaving residents to find their way home in difficult circumstances. This is one of their stories.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The family friends who connected Donald Trump, Jr., with a Russian lawyer are Russian-Azerbaijani and have homes in Manhattan and northern New Jersey.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The White House says it doesn't want leaks. Neither does President Trump's family business.
Friday, June 09, 2017
Long before becoming President, Donald Trump appears to have sold a luxury condo to a Qatari royal.
Monday, June 05, 2017
The colossal mall being planned in the New Jersey Meadowlands could finally become a reality. But there are risks.
Friday, June 02, 2017
The connections between the Trump administration's $110 billion deal with Saudi Arabia and that country's $20 billion investment in a Blackstone infrastructure fund.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Following a scandal, Wells Fargo loses privileges with New York City.
Friday, May 26, 2017
What you find when you dig into the world of Donald Trump and Jared Kushner’s businesses, pension funds, and big-time political fundraisers.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
CIM Group does not have much name recognition, but its ties to the businesses of the President and his son-in-law raise conflict of interest questions.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Business appears to be suffering at the Trump SoHo, with corporate bookings down and turn-down service on the chopping block. Is the president the problem?
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Scheduled to open next year, Empire Outlets will test the idea that discount shopping can bring economic activity to Staten Island.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Two powerful prosecutors look into the former Trump campaign manager's puzzling real estate transactions.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Like many retailers, J. Crew is fighting a mighty foe — the Internet.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
One lawmaker says it’s time for a new approach