Herald, RichnerLive announce Top Chief Officer recipients


Who are the best leaders on Long Island? Get ready to find out as Herald Community Newspapers and RichnerLive present its Herald 2023 Top Chief Officers Awards gala, set for Wednesday, Nov. 29 at The Heritage Club at Bethpage in Farmingdale.

The Top Chief Awards recognizes and honors deserving top leaders including chief executive officers, chief operating officers, chief technology officers, chief human resources officers, chief sales officers and regional presidents .who have significantly shaped how we do business on Long Island.

Categories for Top Chiefs include accounting and banking, education, entertainment and hospitality, health care, human resources, labor unions, not-for-profits, real estate and development, technology, tourism, transportation, and utilities.

"Recognizing business leaders on Long Island is not just about acknowledging their successes. It's about celebrating the driving force behind our local economy, and the innovation that shapes our community's future," said Amy Amato, executive director of RichnerLive, in a release. "We are thrilled to honor these individuals who have served as architects of the Long Island economy."

Although who makes the nomination list was determined by both the editorial and business teams at the Herald, it was Herald readers themselves who had the unique opportunity to nominate their own top chiefs, all making up a Herald Readers' Choice Awards. 

The full list of Top Chief Officer Award recipients is available at

Gold Sponsors for the Herald Top Chief Officer Awards include Apple Bank, Lessings, Mount Sinai South Nassau and Prager Metis. Silver Sponsors include St. Joseph's University, PSEG, USB Arena, Blue Island Homes, NICE Buses, Hofstra University, and Long Island Cares. 

Want to come? Tickets for the Top Chief Officer Awards are available at To sponsor, or for more information, call Amy Amato at (516) 560-4000, Ext. 224, or email her at

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