Empire Ball

Calendar icon  Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018     clock icon  Time: 6:00pm     location icon Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel   dress icon   Attire: Black Tie Suggested


Love and Hope High Rollers Night benefiting the Diabetes Research Institute

Join colleagues and friends for an unforgettable evening, full of entertainment and fine dining, at the Annual Empire Ball!
At this premiere networking event, the Real Estate Division of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation pays homage to its esteemed members. All proceeds from the event go towards finding a biological cure for diabetes. 

We are pleased to announce our Honorees for the evening:

Leadership Award

Glen J. Weiss
Executive Vice President
Vornado Realty Trust

Camillo Ricordi
Humanitarian Award

Joel M. Brenner, AIA
Vice President, Head of Global Project Management
Warner Media

Peter L. DiCapua
Distinguished Service Award

Robert Cuzzi
VDA (Van Deusen & Associates)

To view sponsorship, tickets and journal opportunities in a separate document, please click here

Deadline for Journal submission is Friday, November 16, 2018.

Vice Chairs:
Alfonse Amore/JEMB Realty
Paul J. Amrich/CBRE, Inc.
Andrew Cooke/Hines aaf Morgan Stanley
Peter L. DiCapua*/Code Green Solutions, Inc.
Douglas Donaldson/The Donaldson Organization
Louis J. Esposito/The Durst Organization
James Halpin**/Platinum Maintenance Services
Bonnie Inserra/Inserra Family Foundation
Avi Itzikowitz**/ATCO Properties & Management, Inc.
James J. Migliore/William Macklowe Company
Charles Rizzo/The Rizzo Group
Stephen Rizzo**/The Rizzo Group
Thomas Santiago/Warner Media
John Santora/Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.

*Chairman Emeritus

**Steering Committee Co-Hosts

Generous Sponsors*
*in formation

SL Green Realty Corp.
The Durst Organization
Turner & Townsend

MG Engineering D.P.C.
Turner Construction Company

TEI Group
Structure Tone

Staci & Glen Weiss

L&L Holding Company, LLC
Onyx Equities LLC
The Inserra Family
Warner Media

For more information, please contact: 
Amy Epstein, Director of Special Events
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
259 W 30th Street, Suite 402
New York, NY 10001
Direct: 646-475-1572
Office: 212-888-2217


See photos from last year's event

Empire Ball 2017

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