2018 Gala

The Hudson River Park Gala has become a premier NYC event, joining Friends from myriad communities and all facets of business and industry for one unifying purpose: to celebrate this tremendous treasure in our own backyard and lend support to its continued growth and vibrant future.

Gala Co-Chairs

Sukey and Michael E. Novogratz
Diana L. Taylor and Michael R. Bloomberg
Mia Jung and Scott M. Lawin
Paula and Eric Madoff
Lee and Justin Sadrian
Megan Walsh Shaoul and Ben Shaoul

Invite you to join us for the


Presented by RXR

Cocktails by the Carousel, Pier 62
Dinner & Program, Pier Sixty


Claire Danes
Award-winning Actor

Alicia Glen
Deputy Mayor, City of New York
Vice Chair, Hudson River Park Trust

Scott Rechler
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, RXR Realty LLC

Host and Special Performance to be announced.



More information on tickets, tables and sponsorships is available here.

To be listed on the invitation, please respond by July 2, 2018.

Contact us: 

Tickets and Tables
212-757-0981 x742

Amy Molinero
212-757-0981 x734


Thank you! Your generosity is invaluable and helps ensure the success of the Hudson River Park 20th Anniversary Gala.

Honorary Committee

Mario Cantone, David Chang, Andy Cohen, Kristen Davis, Robert De Niro, Diane von Furstenberg & Barry Diller, Padma Lakshmi, Denis Leary, Lucy Liu, Julianne Moore & Bart Freundlich, Chris Noth, Catherine O'Hara, Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick, Renzo Piano, Eric Ripert, Susan Sarandon, Kyra Sedgwick, Emilia and Ryan Serhant, Martin Short, Oliver Stone, Martha Stewart, Trina Turk, Adam D. Weinberg

Host Committee
Wendy and David Amsterdam, Ingrid Arneberg and Will Marin, Jasmine and Michael Barr, Tom Bernstein, Roland Betts, Anthony Borelli, Ben Brown, Tonio Burgos, James Capalino, Steven Charno, Jennifer Cohan, Douglas Durst, Natalie and Edward Emerson, Adam Flatto, Walter Haydock, Beth and Peter Hammack, Sonia and Gaurav Kapadia, Natasha and Kevin Lalezarian, David W. Levinson, Joshua Mermelstein, Gus Markou, Mark Ricks, Lee and Justin Sadrian, Dean Shapiro, David Tewksbury, Ronald Treveloni, Jr., Lindsay and Mark Van Zandt, Suwattana and Román Viñoly, Melissa and Greg Wasserman, Melanie and David Whelan, Madelyn and Steven Wils

Hudson Sponsor

Gala Sponsor


Erica and Sam Martini, Sukey and Michael E. Novogratz

Citi, The Madison Square Garden Company, Lee and Justin Sadrian


Ingrid Arneberg and Will Marin, Brookfield, Chelsea Piers, Con Edison, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Douglaston Development, The Durst Organization, Edison Properties, Natalie and Edward Emerson, The Georgetown Company, Google, Beth and Peter Hammack, Walter Haydock, Sonia and Gaurav Kapadia, Lalezarian Properties, Mia Jung and Scott M. Lawin, Paula and Eric Madoff, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Oxford Properties Group, Melissa and Greg Wasserman, Melanie and David Whelan


Wendy and David Amsterdam, Capalino+Company, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Downtown United Soccer Club, Edelman, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP,  GreenOak Real Estate, Catherine and David Juracich, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, New York Cruise Lines, Emilia and Ryan Serhant, Tonio Burgos and Associates, Trevcon Construction, Co., Inc., Suwattana and Román Viñoly, Madelyn and Steven Wils


David W. Levinson

Please join us on October 11 as we pay tribute to Hudson River Park, the city's premier waterfront park, which attracts millions every year to its reconstructed piers, educational programming and limitless recreational activities. Your support is crucial to guarantee that this vital destination and urban oasis continues to flourish and grow.

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Customizable sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please contact:

Amy Molinero
212-757-0981 x734


For a glimpse at last year's celebration, visit the 2017 Hudson River Park Gala.