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40 Under 40 Award for John J. Finn

Since 1998, Long Island Business News has taken nominations for outstanding members of the business community on Long Island who are under the age of 40. The event has grown from a gathering of 60 people introducing themselves in a small restaurant to more than 700 at the Island’s largest catering hall. Awardees in this program represent entrepreneurs, government, education, law, banking, not-for-profits and the high-tech industry. One of the year’s most popular signature events, this is the ultimate for networking and business development – no other program gets you in front of the real future leaders of Long Island. Long Island Business News and event sponsors Hofstra University, LISTnet, Grant […]

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A New Look in Town

SMITHTOWN– Over the summer months, we watched the major renovations being completed at 180 East Main Street. While wailing for a light at anyone of the four comers of town, we glanced over at the daily progress and thought, what could possibly be done to improve the look of this stately, handsome property? Recently I had the opportunity to talk to Cris Damianos, developer and land lord of 180 East Main Street, as well as four other prestigious addresses in Town, i.e., # 222, II- 260, #240 and #285 Middle Country Road. We discussed the renovations and the reasons behind the costly improvements. The building was built in 1969 with the […]

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Damianos Realty Group celebrates opening of new headquarters

Smithtown, NY: Principals of Damianos Realty Group, accompanied by a host of public officials, marked the opening of the company’s new headquarters in the heart of the historic district of Smithtown’s Village of The Branch at a Dec. 11 ribbon cutting. The new offices, which total 11,000 square feet, feature lots of glass and black wood and shades of gray and white. The sleek, modern style represents a sharp contrast to the exterior of the colonial-style brick office building constructed in 1974. Shown (from left) John Damianos, Cristofer Damianos, Deanna Varricchio, Michael Donnelly, Irene Kissam, Thomas Keon, and Pelops Damianos “We wanted to do something that was very corporate looking, II […]

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