Bruce A. Siegel Spearheads Ride for the DRI Bike Tour

September 21st, 2016

Bruce A. Siegel, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at First Long Island Investors, is one of three dedicated individuals who helped create Ride for the DRI – a bike tour to raise awareness and funds to support the Diabetes Research Institute and its mission to find a biological cure for diabetes.  Bruce has been active in DRI for a number of years now.

View DRI Press Release

First Long Island Investors Profiled by 25A Magazine

September 15th, 2016

25A Magazine’s Sara Barry discussed the current markets, investing for the long-term, and what it takes to build a successful wealth management business with First Long Island Investors founders Robert D. Rosenthal and Ralph F. Palleschi for 25A’s most recent issue.

25A Magazine Profile of FLI


Virginia Umbreit Elected to Board of Directors of United Way of Long Island

June 2nd, 2016

United Way of Long Island recently elected Virginia Umbreit, Vice President of Portfolio Administration at First Long Island Investors, to its Board of Directors. Virginia has been at FLI for over 16 years.

“I am pleased to have the honor of serving on the board of United Way of Long Island,” said Umbreit. “It is so important that all children, teens, and young adults have the opportunity to succeed and I look forward to making a true impact in the lives of young people across the Island with this inspiring organization.”

View the complete press release:

LI Pulse Magazine Profiles Ralph F. Palleschi in its June 2016 Issue

May 26th, 2016

As part of the June 2016 issue, LI Pulse magazine profiled Ralph F. Palleschi, President and Chief Operating Officer of First Long Island Investors, in its philanthropy section.  Ralph has been involved with child-focused charities for over 20 years and believes strongly in giving back.  The complete story can be found here.

Ralph F. Palleschi honored by Viscardi Center at 50th Annual Celebrity Sports Night

May 25th, 2016

On May 19, 2016, Ralph F. Palleschi, our President and Chief Operating Officer, was the lifetime honoree at the Viscardi Center’s 50th Celebrity Sports Night.  The event raised a record-breaking $4.4 million dollars and was presented by the Ralph & Lucy Palleschi Family Foundation.  Sports Night is a premier charitable event on Long Island which raises funds to enrich the lives of children and adults with disabilities.  Headlining this year’s golden anniversary was New York Giants quarterback, Eli Manning and Bryant Gumbel, Host of HBO’s “Real Sports.”  Ralph has been involved with the Viscardi Center since 1994 and is currently a director, as well as chairman of its Investment Committee.

For a recap of the event click on the link below: