The GCA of New York Holds Conference for Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Firms  January 2010
The General Contractors Association of New York held a networking conference in a Midtown hotel for disadvantaged, minority and women owned business enterprises that specialize in the heavy construction industry, allowing them to build relationships with public works general contractors and public agencies. Pictured from left are: Joe Argette, President of Queens Village based JMA Concrete Construction, Denise Richardson, General Manager of the General Contractors Association of New York, Michael Jones-Bey, Executive Director of the Empire State Development Division of Minority and Women Business Development, and Felice Farber, Director of External Affairs at the General Contractors Association of New York. Also, LEED Gold-certified affordable housing complex opens. The General Contractors Association of New York held a networking conference in a Midtown hotel for disadvantaged, minority and women owned business enterprises that specialize in the heavy construction industry, allowing them to build relationships with public works general contractors and public agencies. Pictured from left are: Joe Argette, President of Queens Village based JMA Concrete Construction, Denise Richardson, General Manager of the General Contractors Association of New York, Michael Jones-Bey, Executive Director of the Empire State Development Division of Minority and Women Business Development, and Felice Farber, Director of External Affairs at the General Contractors Association of New York. Photo courtesy of GCA.
President of Long Island City based E-J Electric Installation and The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services President-Elect, Anthony Mann spearheaded the highly successful JBFCS Hudson Valley Bike Ride, a first time fundraiser in Westchester County, New York which despite hard economic times, surpassed fundraising goals by 60%, raising over $400,000. Pictured from left are: Participants of the Bike Ride, Abby Markowitz, Caroline Markowitz and Mary Ellen Markowitz, Sally Mann, Tony Mann, and participants, Maeve Markowitz, Brad Markowitz, and Elizabeth Markowitz. President of Long Island City based E-J Electric Installation and The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services President-Elect, Anthony Mann spearheaded the highly successful JBFCS Hudson Valley Bike Ride, a first time fundraiser in Westchester County, New York which despite hard economic times, surpassed fundraising goals by 60%, raising over $400,000. Pictured from left are: Participants of the Bike Ride, Abby Markowitz, Caroline Markowitz and Mary Ellen Markowitz, Sally Mann, Tony Mann, and participants, Maeve Markowitz, Brad Markowitz, and Elizabeth Markowitz. Photo courtesy of JBFCS
Jonathan Rose Companies and Malkin Properties both of New York City, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the opening of Metro Green Apartments, a 50-unit affordable LEED Gold designed housing development on Henry Street between Atlantic Street and Washington Boulevard in Stamford, Connecticut. Pictured from left are: David S. Watson, Senior Vice President, JP Morgan Chase; State Representative, Carlo Leone, Stamford Mayor, Dannel P. Malloy; State Senator, Andrew McDonald; Jonathan F.P. Rose, President, Jonathan Rose Companies; E. Philip McKain, President & CEO, Community Action Agency for the Greater Stamford Area; Michael Fedele, Lt. Governor, State of Connecticut; Joan McDonald, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development; US Congressman, Jim Himes; Richard Blumenthal, Attorney General, State of Connecticut; Steve Gerencser, Senior Adviser to US Senator Christopher J. Dodd; Timothy F. Bannon, President & Executive Director, Connecticut Housing Finance Authority; Residents, Yralda Moran and Dolores Vasquez; and Anthony E. Malkin, President Malkin Holdings. Jonathan Rose Companies and Malkin Properties both of New York City, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the opening of Metro Green Apartments, a 50-unit affordable LEED Gold designed housing development on Henry Street between Atlantic Street and Washington Boulevard in Stamford, Connecticut. Pictured from left are: David S. Watson, Senior Vice President, JP Morgan Chase; State Representative, Carlo Leone, Stamford Mayor, Dannel P. Malloy; State Senator, Andrew McDonald; Jonathan F.P. Rose, President, Jonathan Rose Companies; E. Philip McKain, President & CEO, Community Action Agency for the Greater Stamford Area; Michael Fedele, Lt. Governor, State of Connecticut; Joan McDonald, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development; US Congressman, Jim Himes; Richard Blumenthal, Attorney General, State of Connecticut; Steve Gerencser, Senior Adviser to US Senator Christopher J. Dodd; Timothy F. Bannon, President & Executive Director, Connecticut Housing Finance Authority; Residents, Yralda Moran and Dolores Vasquez; and Anthony E. Malkin, President Malkin Holdings. Photo courtesy of Great Ink Communications.


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