For opportunity. For families. For the next chapter. For Brooklyn.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

6:30 pm Cocktail Reception, 40/40 Club

7:30 pm Seated Dinner & Program, Barclays Arena

9:30 pm After Party, Billboard Lounge

Barclays Center

620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Festive Attire


Brooklyn Public Library's 2019 Ball for Brooklyn honoring:

Barclays Center & the Brooklyn Nets

Brett Yormark, CEO, BSE Global

Kwame Alexander

Newbery Award-winning author and educator

Ample Hills Creamery

Jackie Cuscuna and Brian Smith, founders

hosted by Baratunde Thurston, futurist comedian, writer and cultural critic


Honorary Chairs

Shawn Jay Z Carter

David J. Stern

Executive Chairs

Petra Pope

Mikhail Prokhorov

Bruce Ratner

Dmitry Razumov

Co-Chairs

Cindi Leive & Howard Bernstein

Michael Liburd

Susan Marcinek

Baratunde Thurston

Host Committee

Martine Beamon & Eddie Joyce

Jenny & Michael Best

Pamela Brier & Peter L. Aschkenasy

Nina Lorez Collins

Anthony W. Crowell & David D. Rhode

Samara Daly

Nicola & Andrew Fabens

Judith R. & Alan H. Fishman

Eliza & Jason Factor

Blake & Andrew Foote

Becky & Tom Fruin

Abe George

Alicia Glen

Teresa Gonzalez

Jacqueline & Nicholas Gravante, Jr.

Karoly & Hank Gutman

Stephanie & Tim Ingrassia

Katya Jestin & Kit Roane

Miriam Katowitz & Arthur Radin

Cassandra & Lloyd Metz

Juliette & Andrew Michaelson

Suratchada & Brian O'Neil

Sandra & Peter Schubert

Robin Shanus & Stephen Merkel

Allison Thrush & Art Chang

Carla Vel

Kathy Weil

Amelia & James Wilson

Maureen & Thomas Wipf

Allison & David M. Womack

Elisa Zuritsky & Jordan Barowitz

Lists in formation


Principals

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Visionaries

Arete Foundation (Betsy & Ed Cohen)

Stephanie & Tim Ingrassia

Bruce Ratner

Benefactors

Barclays

Martine Beamon & Eddie Joyce

BET Networks

Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

Cantor Fitzgerald/BGC Partners

Nina Lorez Collins

The Durst Organization

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Industry City

Macy's

Susan & David Marcinek

Cassandra & Lloyd Metz

Petra Pope

Qatar Airways

Sandra & Peter Schubert

The Shanus Merkel Family

The John P and Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation

Contributors

Allen & Company LLC

Blue Pool Capital

Capital One

Blake & Andrew Foote

Goldman Sachs

Karoly & Hank Gutman

Cindi Leive & Howard Bernstein

Jeanine & Michael Liburd

JEMB Realty Corporation

Onexim Sports and Entertainment

Park Tower Group

Sam Schwartz Engineering

Jennifer & Jonathan Allan Soros

The Starr Foundation

WWE

Supporters

AEG Worldwide

Barbara & Todd Albert

Alliant Insurance Services

American Express

Apollo Jets

Baker & Taylor

Benchmark Builders

Berlin Rosen Public Affairs

bibliotheca

Pamela Brier & Peter L. Aschkenasy

Collins Building Services, Inc.

Con Edison

Connor Sports

Anthony W. Crowell & David D. Rhode

Daktronics

DalyGonzalez

Eliza & Jason Factor

Becky & Tom Fruin

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Globe Moving

Mindy Grossman, Neil Grossman, Keith Bloomfield & Mark Mullet

Hogan Lovells

Hudson Companies

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jenner & Block LLP

Miriam Katowitz

Levy

Live Nation

Madison International Realty

National Grid

New York Islanders

New York Land Services

NHL

NSP Enterprises Inc.

Christopher Oliviero

Penguin Random House

Puma

Resorts World Casino

Rockefeller Capital Management

Sheppard Mullin

Toshiko Mori Architect

Translation LLC

Carla Vel

Venable LLP

Kathy Weil

Wells Fargo Private Bank

Amelia & James Wilson

Maureen & Thomas Wipf

Allison & David M. Womack

WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined)

Lists in formation

For more information, please contact us at [email protected]ventassociatesinc.com or 212-245-6570.