The 2013 Kings of Queens honorees are…


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Queens Courier & Queens Business will recognize top businessmen of Queens for their outstanding leadership and their contributions to the community at the 2013 Kings of Queens: A Champions Breakfast Awards & Networking Event on Thursday, September 26 at 8:00 a.m.

This year’s event, which will be held at Terrace on the Park and will be emceed by reporter Kerry Drew and Steve Lacy, anchor at Fox 5 News,  is the ultimate networking opportunity and includes a business expo followed by a breakfast and awards ceremony.

There will also be a raffle, with all proceeds going to the Queens Museum Education Program.

Attracting 500 of the top business leaders in the borough, Kings of Queens has featured Mayor Michael Bloomberg as keynote speaker as well as a recipient of the “King of Kings” award, and Borough President Helen Marshall as the recipient of the “Queen of Queens” award.

This year’s honorees include:

Vincent Arcuri Jr., Chair of CB5, Queens and Vice Chair of Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

Wayne Baker, CEO, Frankie’s Carnival Time, Inc. & Frank Bee Costume, Inc.

Bryan J. Block, Chairperson, Community Board 13

J. Ganesh Bhat, M.D., Co-Founder, Atlantic Dialysis Management Services

Joseph DeGaetano, Manager, Queens County Savings Bank

Carl Fields Jr., Interim Executive Director, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

Damion Fray, Director of Exchange Sales, Healthfirst

James Heyliger, President, Association of Minority Enterprises of New York

Mark Johnson, CEO, Qside Federal Credit Union

Jerry LaSpisa, VP Branch Manager, M&T Bank

Andrew Levine, Partner, Raich Ende Malter & Co. LLP

Joe Mattone Jr., Partner, Mattone, Mattone, Mattone, Megna & Todd

Antonio Meloni, Director, NY AntiCrime

Lal K. Motwani, Chairman, National Federation of Indian-American Associations (NFIA)

Gregory Murphy, Managing Director, Skanska

Jose L. Orengo, Esq., President, JLO Consultant

Larry Oskowsky, Retail Market Manager/VP, TD Bank

Mihir B. Patel, President, Society of Indo American Engineers and Architects

Frank Pelliccione, Vice President of Business Development, Flushing Bank

Oleg Rabinovich, President, St. Paul’s School of Nursing

David Salcfas, General Manager, LaGuardia Airport Marriott

Musa Ali Shama, Principal, Francis Lewis High School

Patrick Smith, Executive Vice President, Nancy Packes, Inc.

Steve Stathis, President, Graybeards, Ltd

Seth Taylor, Executive Director, 82nd Street partnership

Charles P. Wang, President, Rosen-Wang Global Partners

Jonathan S. West, President, Charles H. Greenthal Management Corp.

Winston White, Senior VP, Citibank

TD Bank, Delta Airlines, Flushing Bank, CUNY, Con Edison, Godiva, NY Daily News, NY1, Queens County Savings Bank, Abrams Fensterman Attorneys at Law, Sandwire, Mattone, Mattone, Mattone, LLP and Citibank are sponsoring the event.

Special Thanks to Ralph DePas, the Official Photographer for the 2013 Kings of Queens Honorees

Reserve Your Ticket Today

$80 per person or $750 for a table of 10; $900 Table of 12; Exhibitor Table (includes 2 tickets) $700

You can also call 718-224-5863 x 226 or email mromero@queenscourier.com for more information