TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018

WEYLIN

175 Broadway

Brooklyn, New York

6 - 30 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION

8 PM SEATED DINNER & PROGRAM

9 - 30 PM DESSERT & DANCING

FESTIVE ATTIRE

PURCHASE TICKETS

CO-CHAIRS

Cindi Leive & Howard Bernstein, Michael Liburd,
Susan Marcinek, Brian O'Neil, Kim-Thu Posnett

— and —

VICE-CHAIRS

Mary & David Boies and Maurice R. & Corinne P. Greenberg
request the pleasure of your company at

BROOKLYN PUBLIC
LIBRARY'S ANNUAL GALA

HONORING BROOKLYNITES

NICHOLAS A. GRAVANTE, JR.

PARTNER, BOIES SCHILLER FLEXNER AND
OUTGOING CHAIR, BPL BOARD OF TRUSTEES

— and —

THE HONORABLE JANET L. YELLEN

ECONOMIST AND CHAIR, BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF
THE FEDERAL RESERVE (2014-2018)

AND CELEBRATING

the Library as an engine of opportunity with BPL librarians, students
and program participants who will be in attendance as special guests

WITH A PERFORMANCE BY

ANTHONY RAMOS

Original Broadway cast member from Hamilton , star of Spike Lee's
hit Netflix series She's Gotta Have It and native Brooklynite

AND THE EVENING'S HOST

BARATUNDE THURSTON

Futurist comedian, writer and cultural critic

CO-CHAIRS

Cindi Leive & Howard Bernstein

Michael Liburd

Susan Marcinek

Brian O'Neil

Kim-Thu Posnett

VICE-CHAIRS

Mary & David Boies and Maurice R. & Corinne P. Greenberg

HOST COMMITTEE

Stephen R. Aiello

John Bauman

Martine Beamon & Eddie Joyce

Jenny & Michael Best

Karen Yasmine Bitar

Pamela Brier & Peter L. Aschkenasy

Frank V. Carone, Esq.

Anthony W. Crowell & David D. Rhode

Milton A. DeRienzo, CPA

Karen Dyer

Andrew J. Entwistle

Nicola & Andrew Fabens

Eliza & Jason Factor

Leslie M. Feder & Garrick Leonard

Joshua Ferris

Judith R. & Alan Fishman

Angela Flournoy

Blake & Andrew Foote

Dr. Susanna Furfaro & Mr. Diego Giurleo

Karoly & Hank Gutman

Kate Hosford & Chris Welch

Stephanie & Tim Ingrassia

Philip Iovieno

William Jelley

Katya Jestin & Kit Roane

David R. Jones

Miriam Katowitz & Arthur Radin

Steven L. Krause

Hari Kunzru

James & Donna Longo

Imbolo Mbue

Arlyn B. Miller, Esq.

Idra Novey

Jennifer Altman Pillsbury

Lisa & Peter Puleo

Bruce Ratner

Erminia Rivera

Carmen & Carlos Rodriguez

Dora & Robert Sabbagh

Sandra & Peter Schubert

Robin Shanus & Stephen Merkel

Dr. Lucille C. Thomas

Baratunde Thurston

Cleo Wade

Weike Wang

Amelia & James Wilson

Maureen & Thomas Wipf

Elisa Zuritsky & Jordan Barowitz

LEAD SPONSORS

Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

PRINCIPAL SPONSORS

Bloomberg Philanthropies

David Boies

The Starr Foundation

VISIONARY SPONSORS

Community Service Society of New York

Goldman Sachs

The Poly Prep Board of Trustees

Stephanie & Tim Ingrassia

BENEFACTORS

Cantor Fitzgerald/ BGC Partners

The Durst Organization

Susan & David Marcinek

The Shanus Merkel Family

PATRONS

BET Networks

Jacqueline & Nicholas A. Gravante, Jr.

Lords Valley Country Club friends

Martine Beamon & Eddie Joyce

NSP Enterprises Inc.

Sandra & Peter Schubert

CONTRIBUTORS

Anthony W. Crowell & David D. Rhode

Blake & Andrew Foote

Park Tower Group

Karoly & Hank Gutman

Cindi Leive & Howard Bernstein

Jeanine & Michael Liburd

Suratchada & Brian O'Neil

JEMB Realty

Two Trees

Kate Hosford & Chris Welch

SUPPORTERS

Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP

BerlinRosen, LTD

Pamela Brier & Peter L. Aschkenasy

Karen Y. Bitar and Lawrence Liebers

Con Edison

Crystal & Company

Andrew J. Entwistle

Eliza & Jason Factor

Dr. Susanna Furfaro & Mr. Diego Giurleo

Helen & George Galgano

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Hudson Companies

Miriam Katowitz & Arthur Radin

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jenner & Block, LLP

Kushner

Overdrive

Penguin Random House

Lisa & Peter Puleo

The Poly Prep Board of Trustees

Erminia Rivera

Rockefeller Capital Management

Jennifer Altman Pillsbury

Dora & Robert Sabbagh

Dr. Lucille C. Thomas

Toshiko Mori Architect, PLLC

Amelia & James Wilson

Maureen & Thomas Wipf

Venable LLP

Wells Fargo Private Bank