Thank you for joining us at The Liberty Warehouse
for our second annual Fall Gala!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

BHS Fall Gala 2017


Peter D'Arcy
M&T Bank

Michael Rudin
On Behalf of Rudin Development & Boston Properties

Thanks to your support, we raised over $656,000 towards our educational programs!

View photos from our Fall Gala here.

View our Fall Gala Journal here.

M&T Bank
The Meringoff Family Foundation
Rudin Development & Boston Properties
Sullivan & Cromwell
The Tiger Baron Foundation
Two Trees Management
Bank of America
The Baumrind Family
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
The Durst Organization
FHL Bank San Francisco
Mindy & Jon Gray
Innisfree M&A Incorporated
JPMorgan Chase Co.
The Litwin Foundation
MacKenzie Partners
Meridian Capital Group
National Grid
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Pryor Cashman LLP
Eliza & Jim Rossman
Sidley Austin LLP
 *As of 11/17/17

Peter D'Arcy2017 HONOREE: 
Peter D'Arcy, M&T Bank

Peter D’Arcy joined M&T Bank in 1995 after graduating from Vassar College. He currently serves as an Area Executive responsible for supervising the Bank’s activities in New York City, Long Island, Philadelphia, and the State of Delaware. In addition, Peter is the head of the Commercial Real Estate Segment for the Bank. M&T Bank is a $130 billion commercial bank based in Buffalo, NY.

Peter was born and raised in New York City where he attended Loyola High School. Peter is also a trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission of New York (CBC) and serves as Chair of the M&T Bank Directors Advisory Council for New York City.

Michael Rudin2017 HONOREE: 
Michael Rudin, on behalf of Rudin Development & Boston Properties

Michael Rudin is a Senior Vice President at Rudin Management Company and, together with his sister Samantha, represents the fourth generation to work at the family business. Michael focuses on multiple areas within the company including new developments, capital markets, commercial and retail leasing, sustainability and technology, and helps lead the family’s venture capital business, Rudin Ventures.

Recent projects include The Greenwich Lane, a 199-unit luxury condominium development in Greenwich Village and Dock72, a 675,000-square foot class A office building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Co-developed with Boston Properties and anchored by WeWork, Dock72 is geared towards creative, media, and technology companies.

Michael serves on the board of the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, The First Tee of Metropolitan New York, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Friends of the BQX, and the Aspen art Museum.


Michael Adams-Liebman, Adams Interior Design
Anne Clarke Wolff, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Lauren Glant, Strategic Horizons
Cas Holloway, Bloomberg LP
Robin Ottaway, Brooklyn Brewery
James Rossman, Lazard
Samuel W. Seymour, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Rudolph Wynter, National Grid
Deborah Schwartz, BHS President
Media Sponsor: Josh Schneps

Thank you to our in-kind supporters.

Brooklyn Art Song Society Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Navy Yard
Brownstoner Dry Dock Wines & Spirits Fluers Bella
Lyft Michel et Augustin National Grid
NuNu Oz Moving & Storage Stevia in the Raw
  Waterfront Wines & Spirits