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Hudson River Park Friends Gala

The Hudson River Park Friends Gala joins Park supporters together for one unifying purpose: to keep Hudson River Park beautiful, green and growing. Join us as we celebrate our blue and green oasis and show our appreciation for what Hudson River Park means to our community and to all of New York City. 

Gala invitation 2022

Hudson River Park Friends Gala

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers
With Cocktails by the Carousel at Pier 62 at 6:00 PM

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Hudson Yards

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson 

Chair’s Leadership Award
Michael E. Novogratz

Special Performance by
Mavis Staples

Hosted by
Michelle Collins

Gala Chairs
Diana L. Taylor and Michael R. Bloomberg
Natalie and Ed Emerson
Beth and Peter Hammack
Sarah and Sean Lambert
Erica and Sam Martini
Lee and Justin Sadrian
Zara and David Tisch

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2022 Gala Sponsors and Supporters*

Thank you! Your generosity is invaluable and helps ensure the success of the Hudson River Park Friends Gala.

Honorary Committee
Andy Cohen, Alan Cumming, Claire Danes, Kristin Davis, Lea DeLaria, Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Lane, Denis and Ann Leary, Lucy Liu, Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich, Zac Posen, Susan Sarandon, Martin Short, Martha Stewart

Host Committee
Leslie Abbey and Stephen Dietz, Wendy and David Amsterdam, Emma Bloomberg and Jeremiah Kittredge, Anthony Borelli, Jonathan H. Canter, Natalie and Ed Emerson, Meredith Guelbert, Beth and Peter Hammack, Sonia and Paul Jones, Larry Keigwin and Christian Keesee, Sarah and Sean Lambert, Meryl and Joseph Levin, Robert Maher, Alejandra Naranjo, Stephanie Nelson and Tom Connolly, Lee and Justin Sadrian, Dean Shapiro, Zara and David Tisch, Ronald Treveloni, Jr., Suwattana and Román Viñoly, Seth Werbitt, Rob Wiesenthal, Daniel J. Williams

Hudson Sponsor
Bloomberg Philanthropies, Hudson Yards

River Sponsor
Park Sponsors
Born Kickers
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Terminal Warehouse
Erica and Sam Martini

Chelsea Market, Chelsea Piers, Natalie and Ed Emerson, Beth and Peter Hammack, Sonia and Paul Jones, Sarah and Sean Lambert, Sukey and Michael Novogratz, Lee and Justin Sadrian, Turner Construction Company

Susanna Aaron and Gary Ginsberg, Wendy and David Amsterdam, Clarkson Square Partners, Douglaston Development, Edison Properties, Hines, Larry Keigwin and Christian Keesee, Meryl and Joseph Levin, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Zara and David Tisch, Melissa and Greg Wasserman

Emma Bloomberg and Jeremiah Kittredge, Kaija and Peter Braus, Brookfield Properties, Downtown United Soccer Club, DV Trading LLC, Georgetown Company, Jamestown, Mia Jung and Scott Lawin, Stephanie Nelson and Tom Connolly, New York Cruise Lines, Oxford Properties Group, Joseph B. Rose, RXR, Haley and David Schwartz, Tavros Holdings, Trevcon Construction Company, Suwattana and Román Viñoly

James Corner Field Operations; KPMG; Rockwood Capital, LLC; UBS

Supporters (Patrons)
Leslie Abbey and Stephen Dietz, iStar/Safehold, Lauren Nanna and Robert Martin, William Radin

Supporters (Stewards)
James Capalino, Maria and Gaetano Muzio

Supporters (Benefactors)
Patricia Adell and Jeffrey Sussman, Jennifer Cohan and William Wilson, Candace Dyal, Jill and John Foley, Gilbane Building Company, Rebekah Klipper and Alexander Klipper, Lies Sapp, Caroline Bliss Spencer and Tom Spanos, Adam Steckler

Special Thank You to
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc/Alexandria Venture Investments, Stanley Druckenmiller, The Leon Levy Foundation, Paula and Eric Madoff, Diana L. Taylor, Madelyn and Steven Wils

*As of September 26, 2022



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Reserve your tickets and tables for the 2022 Hudson River Park Friends Gala, and join us as we show our appreciation for this blue and green oasis.

Make your mark on Hudson River Park's biggest night. Learn more about about Gala sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

With your contribution, HRPK Friends can continue to help support the Park’s horticulture, environmental education, cultural and sustainability programs and more.