This spring, New York City’s premier business event is coming to Long Island. On Tuesday night, April 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Blvd. in Great Neck, the Star Network will host its inaugural “Kings of Long Island” awards ceremony and networking expo. The event concludes with raffles prizes, all the proceeds of which will be donated equally to Long Island Community Chest, Tourette Association of America, and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Among those being honored will be Joseph Ficalora, President & CEO, New York Community Bank, who will receive the Philanthropist of the Year; and Dr. Drew Bogner, President, Molloy College, who will receive the Dan Murphy Memorial Award.
The full slate of Honorees looks like a Who’s Who of Long Island’s elite business leaders: Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano; Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone; Anthony Antonetti, Finance Director, Westbury Toyota; Jay Best, Founder and CEO, Green Audit USA; Michael Balzano, Branch Manager, Investors Bank; Joseph Battaglia, President, Senior Services of North America; Joseph N. Campolo, Managing Partner, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP; Tom Fabbri, Tom Fabbri International, LLC; Ronald Fatoullah, Founder, Ronald Fatoullah & Associates, J. R. Wealth Advisors, LLC; Howard Fensterman, Managing Partner, Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP; Louis C. Grassi, CEO, Grassi & Co.; A. J. Jin, Executive Vice President, Director of Residential & Mixed Use & Small Multi-Family Lending, Flushing Bank; Ken Kern, Esq., Partner Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP; Scott Laffie, Partner, Laffie Financial Group; Carl Lanzisera, Founder, Americans 4 Legal Reform; Derek Y. Law, Owner, Kissena Properties; Bishop Andy C. Lewter, D. Min.; Bert Lurch, CEO and Co-founder, E Central Medical Management, Inc.; Bernard Macias, Associate State Director, AARP Long Island; Joe Mandaro, Executive Director of Corporate and Special Events, Scotto Brothers; Ed Mangano, Nassau County Executive; Jonathan Mangano, Sr., President, Mangano Sewer and Drain; Joseph M. Mattone, Sr., Chairman & CEO, Mattone Group; John Miller, President & Chief Executive Officer, Tourette Association of America; Patrick Pinto, Chief Marketing Officer, On Top Visibility; Andrew Sama, CEO, Progressive Emergency Physicians; Steven Santino, First Vice President, People’s United Bank; Bob Savino, CEO/Founder, Automatic Industries; Paul Schmidt, Executive VP, Eastern American Data/Voice; Adam Schwam, CEO, Sandwire; Matt Silver, President, Ultimate Class Limousine ; Marvin J Soskil, President, Brett Harrison Jewelry Brokers, Inc.; and Mohinder Singh Taneja, President, American Diversity Forum, Inc.;
For more than a decade, Star Network, along with Schneps Communications (publishers of The Bethpage Best of Long Island and The Queens Courier), have successfully held similar events, honoring the powerful and prominent of the business, technology, banking, real estate, medical industries, and more, in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. This will be the first to recognize the elite businessmen of Nassau and Suffolk counties. This past December, The Star Network hosted its first annual Power Women of Long Island that was attended by more than 700 businesspeople.
Along with dinner and the awards ceremony, the “Kings” (and sister, “Power Women”) events have become known for providing a unique opportunity for business professionals and community leaders in all sectors to mingle, share their accomplishments and make important connections. No other event brings together so many elite business professionals and leaders at one time. It is not to be missed.
For tickets, visit www.qns.com/upcoming-star-networking-events or call 718-224-5863 ext 237.
The event is sponsored by New York Community Bank, People’s United Bank, Flushing Bank, Investors Bank, Progressive Emergency Physicians, Mangano Plumbing, The Scotto Brothers, Sewer and Drain, Ronald Fatoullah & Associates, Laffie Financial Group, Raich Ende & Malter Co. llp, Mattone Group, Merritt Environmental Consulting Group, Sim Play, Servco Industries, Stop and Share Mobile Media, Sandwire, Godiva and Sipp Beverages.
For information on sponsorship opportunities, call Amy Amato at 718-224-5863, ext. 201, or email email@example.com.