Empire Ball

Calendar iconDate: Wednesday, December 11, 2019     clock iconTime: 6:00pm     location icon Venue: Grand Hyatt New York   dress icon Attire: Formal


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 2019 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.

This year we will be recognizing three steadfast supporters who are making an impact through their leadership and support of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation's significant work. We are proud to honor:

Simon Wasserberger
Senior Vice President, EQ Office
Leadership Award
  Robert Scheinman
Principal, J.T. Magen & Company Inc.
Camillo Ricordi Humanitarian Award
  Mark Gregorio
President, TEI Group
Peter L. DiCapua Distinguished Service Award


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Vice Chairs:
Alfonse Amore/Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
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/WarnerMedia
John Santora/Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.

*Chairman Emeritus
**Steering Committee Co-Hosts

Special thanks to all of our generous sponsors*

EQ Office

TEI Group

Patron Sponsor:
The Durst Organization
OC Development Management
Martin Scheinman
Structure Tone
The Rizzo Group
Turner & Townsend

ASM Mechanical Systems
ATCO Properties
The Donaldson Organization
Fujitec America
JAD Corporation of America
J.T.Magen & Company Inc.
Knight Electrical Services Corp.
MG Engineering, P.C.
Normandy Real Estate Partners
Schnellbacher-Sendon Group
Turner Construction Company
USIS, Inc.
VDA (Van Dusen Associates)

Architectural Flooring Resource, Inc.
Benhar Office Interiors / Herman Miller
Building Maintenance Service LLC
Chelsea Lighting
Duval & Stachenfeld LLP
Field Brothers Commercial Properties
Island Architectural Woodwork
John Gallin & Son, Inc.
Otis Elevator Company
Penguin Air Conditioning
QBS: Quality Building Services
SL Green
TEI Group
Vanguard Construction & Development Co., Inc.
Vornado Realty Trust
Ware Malcomb

Gift Underwriting Sponsors:
The Inserra Family
L&L Holding Company, LLC
TEI Group
Turner Construction Company

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

View 2018 Empire Ball Journal & Video

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Photo Credits: Marc S. Levine Photography; Bob Mitchell Photography

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