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Builders of the New New York Awards Gala 2013

  

Thursday, June 27, 2013
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
 
For gala tickets, ads and sponsorship opportunities, click HERE.
 
For tickets to the M.A.K.U Sound System after-party only, click HERE.
 
Sponsor
Merryl H. Tisch

Chancellor, NYS Board of Regents

  Honorees
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

 Ricardo R. Fernández
President, Lehman College, CUNY

Richard C. Iannuzzi and Maria Neira
President and Vice President, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

 

 

Co-Chairs
Héctor Figueroa, SEIU Local 32BJ
Jay Hershenson, City University of New York
Grace Lyu-Volckhausen, Tiger Baron Foundation
Kathryn S. Wylde, Partnership for New York City 

Entertainment by & After-Party with M.A.K.U Soundsystem
Click here to listen to sample tracks by M.A.K.U Soundsystem

For tickets to the after-party concert only, click HERE.

Angel Orensanz Foundation
172 Norfolk St
New York, NY 10002

  
Builders of the New New York Awards Honorees and NYIC Leadership in 2012

Past Builders Honorees

2012
Cristóbal Conde
Former President and CEO, SunGard
Robert Greifeld
Chief Executive, the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
John B. King, Jr.
Commissioner, NYS Department of Education
Jose Antonio Vargas
Founder, Define American
Estela Vazquez
Executive Vice President, SEIU Local 1199

2011
Marcos A. Rodriguez

Managing Member, Palladium Equity Partners
Joseph J. Salvo
Director, Population Division, New York City Department of City Planning
The Honorable Thomas R. Suozzi
Former County Executive of Nassau County

2010
Hector Figueroa

Secretary-Treasurer, SEIU Local 32BJ
Jay Hershenson
Senior Vice-Chancellor for University Relations, City University of New York
Kathryn S. Wylde
President and CEO, Partnership for New York City

2009
Alan Aviles, LaRay Brown, and Michael Stocker

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
M. Patricia Smith
Solicitor of Labor, US Department of Labor
Congresswoman Nydia M. Velazquez
U.S. House of Representatives

2008
Wyclef Jean
Musician and Humanitarian
Margie McHugh
Co-Director, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, Migration Policy Institute
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Composer, “In the Heights”
Mort Zuckerman
Publisher, The New York Daily News

2007
May Y. Chen
International Vice-President, UNITE HERE!
Frank Flores
Vice President, Spanish Broadcasting System
Michael Posner
Human Rights First

2006
Napoleon Barragan

Chairman & CEO, 1-800-MATTRESS
Nelson Castillo
President, Hispanic National Bar Association
Jackie Elias and Lisa Philp
JP Morgan Private Bank
Diego P. Recalde
Chair of the Board, New America Alliance Institute

 

 Sponsors
The NYIC would like to thank our major sponsors for their generous contribution: 

1199SEIU
Bloomberg
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP  
The City University of New York
Ernst & Young  
James S. and Merryl H. Tisch Foundation
Latino Commission on AIDS
NASDAQ OMX Group
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
New York State United Teachers
Open Society Institute
Palladium Equity Partners
SEIU Local 32BJ, AFL-CIO
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
Tom Suozzi
Tiger Baron Foundation
United Federation of Teachers
Verizon
Western Union

 For sponsorship opportunities, click here

  

 
Builders of the New New York Honorees, presenters, and NYIC Leadership during the 20th Anniversary celebration  

 


Comedian Hari Kondabolu performs at the 2011 Builders of the New New York Awards

 


Guests enjoying entertainment during dinner service

 

Past Co-Chairs & Speakers


Honorable Michael Bloomberg Mayor of New York City
Maria Castaneda - Secretary-Treasurer,1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Héctor Figueroa - Secretary-Treasurer, 32BJ Service Employees International Union
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand - The United States Senate (honorary co-chair)
Matthew Goldstein - Chancellor, The City University of New York
Betsy Gotbaum - Former New York City Public Advocate
Jay Hershenson - Senior Vice-Chancellor for University Relations, CUNY
Marc Z. Kramer - Former New York Daily News CEO
Grace Lyu-Volckhausen - President, Tiger Baron Foundation
H. Carl McCall  - Chairman, Board of Trustees, State University of New York
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer - The United States Senate (honorary co-chair)
Thomas Suozzi - former Nassau County Executive
Merryl Tisch - Chancellor, NYS Board of Regents
Kathryn Wylde - President and CEO, Partnership for New York City
Cong. Nydia Velazquez - United States House of Representatives (honorary co-chair)



Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Nueva York

Entertainment

Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Nueva York
The Cimarron Project - 
Afro-Cuban ensemble
Joe Standart 
- Photographer Portrait of America
Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble -
 Grammy-Award winner and founder
Wyclef Jean - Musician and Humanitarian (performance)
Red Baraat - Bhangra-Funk Band (performance)


Red Baraat


 

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