Friends of the New York Transit Museum, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, holds a Gala every year to raise funds to support the New York Transit Museum’s exhibitions, programs, and collections. This year’s Gala, held on November 2, celebrated Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway, recognizing honorees AECOM, Arup, E.E. Cruz & Co., J.F. Shea Construction, Inc., Kiewit Infrastructure Co., MTA Arts & Design, OHL NA-Judlau Contracting, RailWorks/L.K. Comstock & Co., Schiavone-Picone JV, Skanska, Tully Construction Co. Inc., and WSP. The event raised over $1.2 million dollars.
2017 Gala Supporters
Benefit Co-Chairs: Susan Gilbert & Michael J. Jones
Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York
Joseph J. Lhota, Chair, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Interactive Elements Inc.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
RailWorks/L.K. Comstock & Co., Inc.
STV Group, Inc.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
The Boston Consulting Group
Bridgewater Associates, LP
Citnalta Construction Corp.
di Domenico + Partners
DXC Technology Co.
Andrew S. Fisher
Ken Fisher/Cozen O’Connor
Forte Construction Corp.
General Contractors Association
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
H & K Consulting Services
Halmar International LLC
Hardesty & Hanover/Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects
Hill International, LLC
Integrated Strategic Resources/Nokia
Kiewit Infrastructure Co.
Knorr Brake Company
LTK Engineering Services
McKissack & McKissack
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products
MTA Bridges and Tunnels
MTA Bus Company
MTA Capital Construction
MTA Long Island Rail Road
MTA Metro-North Railroad
MTA New York City Transit
Nixon Peabody LLP
OHL NA – Judlau Contracting
The PFM Group
Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., Inc.
Siemens Industry, Inc.
Thales Transport & Security, Inc.
Turtle & Hughes
Friends & Supporters
Backstrom McCarley Berry & Co.
Bencivenga Ward & Co.
Bryan Cave LLP
Cassone Leasing Inc.
Domingo Gonzalez Associates Architectural Lighting Design
E.E. Cruz & Co.
Faiveley Transport, a Wabtec Company
Robert E. Foran
Fuji Electric Corp. of America
John Schuyler & Mark Strauss, FXFOWLE Architects
Granite Construction Northeast, Inc.
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
Infinite Consulting Corp.
J.F. Shea Construction, Inc.
Jamaica Bearings Co.
John Civetta & Sons Inc.
Krauthamer & Associates
LB Transportation Consulting, Inc.
The LiRo Group
Loop Capital Markets
Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, LLP
Richard and Ronay Menschel
Murtagh, Cohen, Byrne, Cutler & Murdy
Naik Consulting Group
New York Building Congress
North Eastern Bus Rebuilders Inc.
Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee
Power Resources International
Prevost / Nova Bus
Pzena Investment Management
Selco Manufacturing Group
Sepsa North America
SFK USA Inc.
Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. LLC
Tully Construction Co. Inc.
Urban Engineers of NY
VJ Associates Inc. of Suffolk
Wells Fargo Securities
Hon. Gale A. Brewer, President, Borough of Manhattan
Cathy Calhoun, Acting Commissioner, New York State Department of Transportation
Hon. Yvette D. Clarke, U.S. House of Representatives
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Chair, New York State Council on the Arts
Hon. Ruben Diaz Jr., President, Borough of the Bronx
Hon. Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller
Mortimer L. Downey, Former Executive Director, MTA
Patrick J. Foye, President, MTA
Cedrick T. Fulton, President, MTA Bridges & Tunnels
Hon. Daniel R. Garodnick, New York City Council
Veronique Hakim, Managing Director, MTA
Don Harold, Founding Director, New York Transit Museum
Hon. Carl Heastie, New York State Assembly
Darryl Irick, Acting President, MTA New York City Transit
Hon. Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. House of Representatives
Hon. Melinda Katz, President, Borough of Queens
Mrs. Robert Kiley, for Robert Kiley, Former Chair, MTA
Hon. Liz Krueger, New York State Senate
Katie Lapp, Former Executive Director and CEO, MTA
Hon. Stephen Levin, New York City Council
Janno Lieber, Chief Development Officer, EVP and CFO, MTA
Hon. Carolyn B. Maloney, U.S. House of Representatives
Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito, Speaker, New York City Council
Hon. Velmanette Montgomery, New York State Senate
Hon. Jerrold Nadler, U.S. House of Representatives
Donald N. Nelson, Former President, MTA Metro-North Railroad
Patrick A. Nowakowski, President, MTA Long Island Rail Road
Karen Rae, Senior Advisor, Empire State Development
Cathy Rinaldi, Acting President, MTA Metro-North Railroad
Lee Sander, Former Executive Director and CEO, MTA
Hon. Charles E. Schumer, Democratic Leader, U.S. Senate
Gabrielle Shubert, Former Director, New York Transit Museum
Hon. Jo Anne Simon, New York State Assembly
Peter E. Stangl, Former Chair, MTA
Hon. Scott M. Stringer, New York City Comptroller
Hon. James G. Van Bramer, New York City Council
Hon. Nydia M. Velazquez, U.S. House of Representatives
Stephen Vidal, Acting President, MTA Bus
Jay Walder, Former Chair, MTA
Hon. Jumaane Williams, New York City Council