Long Island Press Power List Announced

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The Long Island Press proudly announces that it will celebrate the top most influential people in the region with the much-anticipated, 15th annual Power List next month.

The special issue of the paper culminates in a must-attend Power List networking event, where local movers and shakers mingle while the honorees are fêted by their powerful peers. Attendees include a who’s who of big names in the local business and political world.

Sponsors of the event include Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Canon U.S.A., Northwell Health, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, PSEG Long Island, Cameron Engineering, Adelphi University, Nixon Peabody, Flushing Bank, First Central Savings Bank, Daniel Gale, SVAM International, Lessing’s Hospitality Group, Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, Alure Home Improvements, Sterling National Bank, Henry Schein, Islamic Center of Long Island and Sandwire.

Join us for a celebration on Thursday, April 12, at the The Mansion at Oyster Bay (formerly Woodlands at Woodbury) from 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit powerlist.longislandpress.com

Emceeing the event will be Diane Macedo, anchor of ABC News.

Power Listers include:

Russell Albanese, CEO of the Albanese Organization, Inc.
Terri Alessi-Miceli, President and CEO of HIA-Long Island
Eric Alexander, Director of Vision Long Island
Linda Armyn, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Bethpage Federal Credit Union
John Barres, Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre
John Buran, CEO of Flushing Bank
Ernie Canadeo, CEO and Founder of EGC Group
Isma Chaudhry, President of the Islamic Center of Long Island
Kimberly Cline, President of Long Island University
Allan Cohen, Office Managing Partner of Nixon Peabody LLP
John Collins, President and CEO of NYU Winthrop Hospital
Michael Dubb, CEO of The Beechwood Organization
John Durso, President of Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW & LI Federation of Labor
Daniel Eichhorn, President & CEO of PSEG Long Island
Joe Ficalora, CEO of New York Community Bank
Conor Flynn, CEO of Kimco Realty
Patrick Foye, Chairman of the MTA
Peter Goldsmith, chairman of LISTnet
Louis Grassi, CEO of Grassi & Co.
Wayne Grossé, President & CEO of Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Dr. Alan Guerci, CEO of Catholic Health Services
Jenny T. Jorge Peña, Vice President of Operations of Gala Fresh
Anil Kapoor, President and CEO of SVAM International
Jack Kopnisky, President and CEO of Sterling National Bank
Jack Kulka, President and Founder of Kulka Construction
Devin Kulka, CEO of Kulka Construction
Stew Leonard Jr., President & CEO, Stew Leonard’s
Mark Lessing, Executive Vice President of Lessing’s Hospitality Group
Michael Lessing, President & COO of Lessing’s Hospitality Group
Neela Lockel, CEO of The American Red Cross on Long Island
Dr. Steven Mendelsohn, CEO of Zwanger Pesiri Radiology
Grace Monahan, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Henry Schein
Kevin O’Connor, CEO of BNB Bank
Walter Oden, Managing Partner of Oden Development LLC
Deidre O’Connell, President and CEO of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty
Joseph Pistilli, Chairman and Founder of First Central Savings Bank and CEO and Founder of Pistilli Realty
Dr. Purna Prasad, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Northwell Heatlh
Christine Riordan, President of Adelphi University
Michael Rosenblut, President and CEO of Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation
Anthony Scotto, President & CEO of Scotto Brothers Enterprises
Victor Scotto, Vice President of Scotto Brothers Enterprises
Todd Shapiro, President, Todd Shapiro Associates
Adam Silvers, Managing Partner of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.
Harry Singh, Chairman, President and CEO of Bolla Management Corp.
David Sterling, Founding CEO of SterlingRisk Insurance
Paul Sturman, CEO of Nature’s Bounty
David Wolkoff, Heartland Town Square developer
Jerry Wolkoff, Heartland Town Square developer
Howard Zemsky, President and CEO of the Empire State Development Corp.


Stanley Bergman, Chairman & CEO of Henry Schein
Fred Brewington, Law Offices of Fred Brewington
John Cameron, CEO of Cameron Engineering
Michael Dowling, CEO of Northwell Health
Sal Ferro, CEO of Alure Home Improvements
Katherine Heaviside, President of EPOCH 5 Public Relations
Steve Israel, Chairman of the Global Institute
Kevin Law, President and CEO of the Long Island Association
Seymour Liebman, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel Canon USA
Gary Melius, owner of Oheka Castle
Dr. Stuart Rabinowitz, President of Hofstra University
Scott Rechler, CEO of RXR Realty
Theresa Regnante, President & CEO of United Way-LI
Dr. Jeff Reynolds, President & CEO of the Family & Children’s Association
Dr. Samuel Stanley, President of Stony Brook University
Bruce Stillman, Ph.D, President of Cold Spring Harbor Labs
Charles Vigliotti, President & CEO of Long Island Compost
Robert Zimmerman, Partner, Zimmerman & Edelson


Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive
Tom Cilmi, Suffolk County Legislative GOP Minority Leader
Laura Curran, Nassau County Executive
Tom DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller
John Flanagan, New York State Senate Majority Leader
Laura Gillen, Hempstead Town Supervisor
Jay Jacobs, Nassau Democratic Party Chairman
Peter King, 2nd District Congressman
Richard Nicolello, Presiding Officer of the Nassau Legislature
Paul Pontieri, Mayor of Patchogue
Madeline Singas, Nassau County District Attorney
Richard Schaffer, Babylon Town Supervisor and Suffolk Democratic Chair
Timothy Sini, Suffolk County District Attorney
Tom Suozzi, 3rd District Congressman