The Kings of Queens Business Awards & Networking Event honors influential men in business whose major achievements and whose participation in many community activities throughout the years has helped the borough grow. The event includes a business expo with networking followed by a dinner and awards ceremony.
Hall of Fame Recipients
Thomas Chen, President & CEO, Crystal Windows & Door Systems, Ltd.
J. Douglas Montgomery, Principal Broker, Home NY
Philanthropists of the Year
Mike Cave, President & CEO, 1st Equity
Rich Cave, EVP/COO, 1st Equity
Founders of PinkTie.org
Joseph P. Asselta, Co-Head of the Firm’s Construction Law Department, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP
Mike Bingold, Executive Vice President, Flushing Bank
Anthony Caiazzo, President, Caiazzo Plumbing & Heating Corp.
Dr. Abraham Chahine, President, Avenue Orthodontics
Dr. John Charos, DVM, President & CEO, Central Veterinary Associates
Joseph V. Crifasi, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Crifasi Real Estate, Inc.
Dr. Rand David, Director of Ambulatory Care, Elmhurst Hospital Center
Roman Davydov, Founder, Exit Realty First Choice
Soloman Davydov, Founder, Exit Realty First Choice
Dragon Deng, President, New York Mart Group Inc.
JP DiTroia, Lieutenant Governor, Kiwanis Club of the Queens West Division
Anthony Durante, CEO, Durante Rentals
Richard A. Fromm, Founder, FROMMVIDEO
Larry Galante, Assistant VP for Facilities, Parker Jewish Institute For Health Care & Rehabilitation
Vito Giannola, Executive Vice President/Chief Retail Officer, Sussex Bank
Thomas A. Golden III, SECY – Treasurer/ Funeral Director/Co-Owner, Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home LLC
George L. Greco, Principal, Midhattan Woodworking Corp.
Tim Hao, President/RA, HCD Architect
Steve Haussel, Project Executive, VRH Construction
Hanson James, President, Creative Construction Services Corp.
Patrick B. Jenkins, President, Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates
George Li, Founding Partner, Li, Xu & Associates
Stefan Malliet, 2nd Vice President, Branch Manager, New York Community Bank
James Mattone, Principal, Law office of James Mattone
Lou Medina, Financial Sales Professional, New York Life Insurance Company
Manuel Miranda, Branch Manager, Adecco
Joseph Mure, Principal, Joseph Mure Jr. & Associates
Rocco Oppedisano, General Manager, On Time Ready Mix Inc.
Angelo Pantazis, Manager, North Shore Towers
Nicos Paphitis, Business Development Officer, Investors Bank
Diego Pinzon, Vice President, Signature Bank
Dr. Farshid Radparvar, Chief of Cardiology, Queens Hospital Center
David Ramos, Program Director, New York City Children’s Center
Christopher Savino, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Jason Schwartz, Founder, Premier Consulting
Ram Singla, President & CEO, MAR Air Foods, Inc.
George A. Tsairis, President, Tsairis Architecture
Matthew S. Washington, Deputy Director of External Affairs, The Durst Organization
Swain Weiner, President/Partner, Greiner Maltz Investment Properties
Robert Yeganeh, President, Love my Shoes