John C. Tsunis and James P. Johnis attend the Police Athletic League (PAL) event featuring special guest and keynote speaker Steve Forbes at 320 Park in NYC. Steve is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media which includes the magazine, Forbes.com, ForbesLife, ForbesWoman, ForbesAsia and licensed editions published in over 30 countries. The company’s digital efforts include RealClearPolitics, RealClearMarkets and RealClearSports.
It was a fun filled, memorable evening at Gold Coast Bank on Thursday, March 26th! Directors, shareholders, customers, employees, friends and supporters all came out to celebrate our 7th anniversary and emerging from de novo status! It was great to see so many smiling faces and we’d like to thank everyone for sharing this momentous event with us and for their continued support!
Special thanks to Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade for stopping by to greet our guests and to share with us the success of his book “George Washington’s Secret Six, The Spy Ring That Saved The American Revolution.”
Additional thanks to the staff at Windows on the Lake, Ronkonkoma, for the fabulous displays, top-notch service and delicious food… to The Welbrook Foundation Children’s Orchestra who impressed all with their immense talent and elegant musical performance … to Paul “Sequence” Ferguson, photographer, who captured each moment of the celebration, with class and a style all his own… and last but not least, to Todd Shapiro Associates for their exceptional efforts and assistance with all things PR.
Speaking to more than 1,000 people at the Long Island Association’s spring luncheon at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate in 2012 and Massachusetts governor from 2003 to 2007, was interviewed for nearly an hour by LIA President Kevin Law. Romney touched on a number of topics, including his flawed 2012 presidential campaign, the failings of Obamacare, the fracking ban in New York State, income inequality, the greatest foreign threats to America and the 2016 election.
Gold Coast Bank is honored to have our President and Chief Operating Officer, James P. Johnis, recognized for his outstanding leadership and experience in The Long Island Business News’ “ Who’s Who in Banking/Finance” feature. Jim plays an integral role in executing the Board of Directors vision for the growth of Gold Coast Bank and his dedication has proven to be a critical element in what has become a year of transformation for the Bank. The Board of Directors and all of us here would like to congratulate Jim and thank him for his contribution and commitment to the continued success of Gold Coast Bank. Read the full article by clicking here…
Catherine Califano, Gold Coast Bank’s Executive Vice President and CFO spoke with Claude Solnik of The Long Island Business News about the impact of New York’s new tax code on Gold Coast and other community banks as well. Califano speaks to the advantageous effects of this change in that Gold Coast has cut its state tax bill from roughly $100,000 two years ago, to around half that in 2014. Read more by clicking here…