Anthony Scaramucci, Founder of SkyBridge Capital, to Be Honored by NIAF at New York Gala on March 22, Cipriani's 42nd St

The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION to honor best and brightest in business, sports, entertainment, politics at New York Gala

​​​Mr. Scaramucci is a successful businessman and former host of the television program, Wall Street Week. A frequent contributor to the FOX NEWS Channel, he served on the Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee following the 2016 election. He is currently under consideration for a position installing him as Advisor to President Donald Trump.

Official Press Release can be found below -


The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION to honor best and brightest in business, sports, entertainment, politics at New York Gala

The National Italian American Foundation will hosts it’s yearly New York Gala, honoring New York State Superintendent of DFS, Maria T. Vullo; Founder, SkyBridge Capital, Anthony Scaramucci; Chairman, Jackson Lewis P.C., Vincent A. Cino, Cooking with Nonna host, Rossella Rago and others at Cipriani, 42nd Street, March 22, 2017.

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will host its annual New York Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on March 22, 2017. This distinguished event, held at this world-famous, historical, New York City venue will highlight the very best in Italian food, beverage and cultural experiences – along with celebrate some of the most notable and impactful luminaries of the Italian American community.

NIAF is the largest and most faithful representative of over 25 million Italian Americans living in the United States.

The two most important objectives that the NIAF aims are to ensure that Italian Americans continue to keep alive and present the rich heritage of their values ​​and cultural traditions, and to make sure that the Italian American community preserves and remembers the great contribution Italians have made to the history and progress of the United States.

The 2017 honorees demonstrate the diverse impact members of the Italian American community have here in the USA – they include Shirley and Vernon W. Hill, II, founders of InterArch and Metro Bank respectively; Founder and Co-Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital, Anthony Scaramucci; Jackson Lewis P.C., Vincent A. Cino; Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, Anthony Cammarata Jr. and Cooking with Nonna host, Rossella Rago.

Of notable interest to New Yorkers is the awarding of the third annual Mario M. Cuomo Award in Public Service to Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), Maria T. Vullo. Ms. Vullo was appointed to her post by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo – the Award is named for his father. Governor Cuomo has been invited to confer this honor upon Ms. Vullo.

Past honorees and invited guests include: Martin Scorsese, Sophia Loren, Al Pacino, Danny DeVito, Alan Alda, Maria Bartiromo, Tony May, Mike Piazza, Tony Reali  (ESPN Host “Around the Horn”), Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Joe Piscopo and other notables in business, sports, entertainment and politics.

Arrivals for the Gala begin at 6:30 pm. Attendees will move into the principal hall at 7:30 pm for Dinner and the Awards Program, featuring entertainment by Italian Singer-Songwriter, ALFIO, by way of Sydney Australia, along with the legendary Sicilian Tenors. Attire for the evening is Cocktail. Tickets: $500 (Gold Ticket); $1,000 (Platinum Ticket). Gala Tables and Sponsorships are available through the organization by visiting:

NIAF’s New York Gala is chaired by Gerard S. LaRocca, a member of NIAF’s Board of Directors and chief administrative officer, Americas, Barclays Capital.



Source: National Italian American Foundation