John C. Tsunis, Esq.
Chairman | CEO


John C. Tsunis, Esq., Chairman of the Board of Gold Coast Bank & CEO, received his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law in 1975 and graduated of New York University with honors in Banking and Finance. Mr. Tsunis has been an attorney since 1977, specializing in real estate, land use, commercial transactions and banking law, and is a partner in the law firm Tsunis Gasparis Lustig & Ring and Kenney, LLP. He is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Long Island Hotels LLC. Mr. Tsunis was formerly Vice Chairman and General Counsel to Long Island Commercial Bank and a member of its board of directors and executive and loan committees. Among other philanthropic endeavors, Mr. Tsunis currently serves as Chairman of the Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital Task Force, a Member of the Board of Governors of Touro Law School, Chairman of the Board of Directors of New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association, and President of the Tsunis Family Foundation Inc. Mr. Tsunis served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook and past President of the Three Village Chamber of Commerce. He was recently honored by the Village Times Herald at 2011 Man of the Year. Mr. Tsunis resides in Poquott, New York with his wife Laura and son Charlie.

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