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2015 Founders Ball raised $1,422,000!!!

The Dinner Committee and Foundation staff wish to thank all the donors and attendees for making the evening a resounding success.


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Press Coverage


The Real Deal

Brooklyn Eagle

Brooklyn News



Founders Ball Medalist:

Christopher M. Conlon

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Acadia Realty Trust


Walter E. Reed Medalist:

Armand P. Asarian, MD

Vice Chairman Department of Surgery/Program Director, The Brooklyn Hospital Center


Robert B. Catell Young Philanthropist Award:

Stephen P. Palmese

Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield


 Emcee Sukanya Krishnan

Emmy Winning Anchor PIX11


The 2015 Founders Ball celebrated Brooklyn's next generation - our children, our young philanthropists and our visionary business leaders. 


For payment options contact: Missy Sirola: 718.250.6514 or

Founders Ball

2015 Founders Ball Leadership

2015 Honorees

Christopher Conlon

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Acadia Realty Trust

Founders Medalist


Armand Asarian, MD

Vice Chairman Surgery/Program Director Department of Surgery

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Walter E. Reed Medalist


Stephen P. Palmese

Vice Chairman

Cushman & Wakefield

Robert B. Catell Young Philanthropist Award


Event Chair

Gina Moskow


Event Emcee

Sukanya Krishnan

PIX11 Morning Anchor


Pediatric Artist-in-Residence

Kenny Scharf


Honorary Chairs

Ofer Cohen


Bruce Mosler

Cushman & Wakefield

Brett Yormark

Barclays Center and

Brooklyn Nets


Celebrity Chair

Leo Ehrline

Barclays Center and

Brooklyn Nets



Bernard Drayton

Last Minute Entertainment

Sushil Duddempudi, MD

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Harry Dym, DDS

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Paul S. Furnari

Metz Culinary Management

Joseph Guarracino

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Noah Kondamudi, MD

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Jim Madej

National Grid

Rocco Mangel

Rocco’s Tacos

Peter Meyer

TD Bank

Lori Raphael

Brooklyn Chamber

of Commerce

Carlo A. Scissura

Brooklyn Chamber

of Commerce

W. Tobin Whamond

Goldman Sachs



The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation Staff

Deborah Niederhoffer

Owen Buckley

Missy Sirola

Molly Watson