News and Events

Howard and Abby Milstein Dedicate the Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation Program at Johns Hopkins

Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

On October 12, 2023, Howard and Abby Milstein dedicated the Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation Program for the Center on Aging and Immune Remodeling at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Joining them was Sean X. Leng, MD, PhD, Professor Medicine, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Director, Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Immune Remodeling.…

Goodwill Manasota Recognizes the Milstein Family and Sarasota Private Trust Company

Monday, October 23rd, 2023

The Milstein Family, Sarasota Private Trust Company and New York Private Trust Company were recognized for their generous gift of $1 million to Goodwill Manasota in support of communities in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian. This donation continues a legacy of Emigrant Bank and the Milstein family providing significant direct aid to customers…

Howard and Abby Milstein Honored by the National Trust for the Humanities

Wednesday, October 11th, 2023

On October 10, 2023, Howard and Abby Milstein were honored for their “deep and abiding commitment to the humanities, reflected in their transformational gift to the Trust to increase the impact of the Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. Established by the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1972, the Jefferson Lecture is the highest honor…

Howard Milstein Presents Milstein Medal at the Royal College of Music

Tuesday, August 15th, 2023

Howard and Abby Milstein presented the annual Milstein Medal at the Royal College of Music, London, UK, to Nikita Burzanitsa. The Milsteins have sponsored the award, which recognizes talented young musicians from around the world, since 2008. The Royal College of Music was founded in 1882 by the then Prince of Wales (later Edward VII)…

Howard Milstein Addresses Members of Congress in Bipartisan Meeting On Infrastructure

Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

Howard Milstein meets to discuss Infrastructure as part of his continuing work with Representative Steve Israel and the Cornell Institute of Politics and Global Affairs. Attendees listened to Howard’s experience with the transformative approach to the replacement of the Tappan Zee Bridge while he was Chairman of the New York State Thruway Authority and to…

Howard Milstein Presents the Annual Zuccotti Award to the Governors of NY, NJ and CT

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

On Friday, May 5, Howard Milstein presented the Zuccotti Award, in honor of John E. Zuccotti, to the Honorable Kathy Hochul of New York, Ned Lamont of Connecticut, and Phil Murphy of New Jersey. The Governors from the tri-state area were recognized for their leadership and collaboration in advancing regional solutions for the benefit of…

Abby Milstein Elected Chair of the New York Public Library Board of Trustees

Monday, March 27th, 2023

Abby S. Milstein was appointed Chair of the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Board of Trustees in November 2022. Abby is a founding partner in the law firm of Constantine Cannon, P.C. Abby previously served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the NYPL and Chair of its Executive Committee for eight years.…

Milstein Family, Sarasota Private Trust Co, & New York Private Bank & Trust Donate $1 Million to Community Members Impacted by Hurricane Ian

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Goodwill to distribute vouchers, gift cards to those impacted by Hurricane Ian Donation of $1M from Sarasota Private Trust Company, New York Private Bank & Trust Company, and the Milstein Family will support residents affected by storm SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – A generous donation of $1M from Sarasota Private Trust Company, New York Private Bank &…

Howard Milstein Presents the 2022 John Zuccotti Award to Senator Chuck Schumer

Monday, May 16th, 2022

On May 6, 2022, Howard P. Milstein presented to Senator Chuck Schumer the John E. Zuccotti Lifetime Achievement Award at the Annual Regional Plan Association Event. This award is given to a leader who has displayed exceptional accomplishments and service in the public interest. It is named for the late John E. Zuccotti, who had…

Milstein Hall Vaccination Site Serves Nearly 100,000 People Since April, 2021

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

Since April 2021, a COVID-19 vaccination site in Milstein Hall of the American Museum of Natural History has served nearly 100,000 people.  As of the end of March 2022, the site will close, and, starting April 1, a New York City mobile vaccination bus will serve anyone seeking a walk-in vaccination and the museum will…