FD Benefit Concert w/ Gavin DeGraw

The Dysautonomia Foundation invites you to be part of an intimate evening of live music, cocktails and dinner with the world renowned Gavin DeGraw, while supporting people struggling with life-threatening familial dysautonomia.

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Gavin DeGraw is a multi-platinum selling singer, performer and songwriter. He first broke through with the 2003 release of his debut album, Chariot, which sold over 1 million copies, earned platinum certification, and yielded three hit singles: “I Don’t Want To Be,” “Follow Through,” and the title-track, “Chariot.” Gavin’s self-titled second album debuted at No. 1 on the digital sales chart and at No. 7 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart in 2008, earning Gavin his first Top 10 album. It spawned the hit singles “In Love With A Girl,” which Billboard dubbed “a rocking homerun,” and the gold-certified “We Belong Together.” In 2009, Gavin released Free as a gift to his die-hard fans clamoring for recorded versions of Gavin’s live favorites. His third studio album, Sweeter, was released in September 2011 and produced the smash single, “Not Over You,” co-written with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder. The track reached #1 on the Hot AC charts, was a top 10 hit on Top 40, and was certified double platinum. In 2013 DeGraw released his fourth studio album, Make A Move, which included the hit song “Best I Ever Had”,” and garnered rave reviews from such publications as Billboard, People and Entertainment Weekly amongst many others. In addition, Gavin was nominated for his first Grammy for “We Both Know,” the song he co-wrote with Colbie Calliat for the 2013 film, “Safe Haven.” Since then he has been consistently touring around the world, including sold out dates with the legendary Billy Joel and hit a milestone with the release of his first greatest hits compilation titled Finest Hour in the fall of 2017. Gavin’s fifth studio album, Something Worth Saving, released last September through his longtime label RCA Records, and featured the hit single “She Sets The City On Fire.” DeGraw is currently on the road in the US on the Gavin DeGRAW TOUR, where he will be performing a stripped down set, diving deep into his catalogue for the first time in his career. For more information visit www.gavindegraw.com - facebook.com/gavindegraw - twitter: @gavindegraw.

Sponsors

DIAMOND SPONSORS

Jeffrey and Laurie Goldberger 

Carolyn and Marc Rowan 

Square Mile Capital 

Kate Engelbrecht and Jed Walentas 

Jill Braufman and Daniel Nir 

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company of New York 

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP 

Robert J. Ivanhoe, Global Real Estate Practice Chair, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. 

Sandra and Andrew Cohen 

Atlas Capital Group 


PLATINUM SPONSORS 

Brian Waterman and Lauren Lesser; 
Lance Korman and Shawn Frankel; 
Newmark Knight Frank 

The Kwait Family 

Mazars USA LLP 

Susan and Ron Gold 

George and Jennifer Stone, Len and Shari Potter, Michael and Shari Philipps 

HFF 


GOLD SPONSORS 

Vicki Gross 

Park Madison Partners 

Melissa and Casey Gard 

Christina and Barry Kringstein 

Jon and Laurie Bass 

Robert Futterman and Hollie Watman 

Lisa and Gregg Rechler 

Rockpoint Group 

Caren and Jack Irushalmi 

Oruncakciel Family 

Craig Effron & Company 

Carolyn and Curtis Schenker 

Silverpeak 

Darcy Stacom and Bill Shanahan of CBRE 

Wendy and Stephen Siegel 

Stephanie and Ron Kramer 

Jill and Mark Rachesky 

Jerry Neuman, DLA Piper 


SILVER SPONSORS 

Kim and Jordan Dickstein 

Ellen and Doug Lowey 

Carole and Robert Goldberger 

Susan and David Edelstein 

Greenberg Family 

Susan Drossman Adam Sokoloff 

The Rosen Family 

Brian and Debra Ezratty; Peter and Daun Hauspurg 

Allan Perlmutter - GCP Capital Group LLC 

Allison and David Scharf 

The Litwin Foundation, Inc. 

Fisher Brothers Foundation Inc. 

Violet and Michael Gross 

Gould-Shenfeld Family Foundation 

Allison Bandier Koffman and Jeffrey Lipsitz 

Del Amo Construction 

Nina and Ralph Levene 

Michele and David Tarica 

Dan & Lauren Perna 

Peter J. Worth
Alliant Insurance Services
Vice Chairman, Allian Americas 

Karen and Scott Tarte 

GreenOak Real Estate 

Debbie and David Seltzer 

Valley National Bank 

Freddi and Eddie Baranoff
Audrey and Steven Shalon 

David Levy 

SL Green Realty Co. 

Drew Katz, Jason Fishkind and Rick DelMastro 

Jeffrey and Susan Goldenberg 

Lisa Pevaroff and Gary Cohn 

Deana and Stephen Hanson 

Lori and Michael Nash 

Sheri and Jimmy Rosenfeld 

Joseph and Laurie Klinow 

Mona and Douglas Kanter and Family 

Jon & Mindy Gray Family Foundation 

COOKFOX Architects 

H&L Electric, Inc. 

Lisa and Steve Eisenstein 

Pam and Danny Fried 

Andrew and Jenny Rosen 

Jennifer and Derek Trulson

Event Committee

BENEFIT CHAIRED BY
Laurie & Jeffrey Goldberger


BENEFIT COMMITTEE 
Laurie & Jon Bass 
Jill Braufman & Daniel Nir 
Siobhan Carty & Phil Marber 
Rona & Jeffrey Citrin 
Sandra & Andrew Cohen 
Ann & Geoffrey Coley 
Elizabeth & Allen Cutler 
Kim & Jordan Dickstein 
Dr. Susan Drossman & Adam Sokoloff 
Susan & David Edelstein 
Hilary Edson & Lyon F. Polk III 
Caryn & Craig Effron 
Lisa & Chris Engel 
Pam & Danny Fried 
Melissa & Casey Gard 
Stacey & Robert Gendelman 
Faye Ginsburg & Fred Myers 
Susan & Ron Gold 
Dr. Robert & Carole Goldberger 
Susan & Michael Goldman 
Alyssa & Cliff Greenberg 
Vicki Gross & Jonathan Levine 
Caren & Jack Irushalmi 
Mona & Douglas Kanter 
Drs. Lucy & Horacio Kaufmann 
Laurie & Joseph Klinow 
Stephanie & Ron Kramer 
Christina & Barry Kringstein 
Randye & Brian Kwait 
Nancy & Ken Lane 
Stacey & Curtis Lane 
Nina & Ralph Levene 
Ellen & Doug Lowey 
Erika & Peter Marsh 
Pamela & Jarrett Posner 
Jill & Mark Rachesky 
Lisa & Gregg Rechler 
Julie & Spencer Rice 
Carolyn & Marc Rowan 
Allison & David Scharf 
Carolyn & Curtis Schenker 
Wendy & Steve Siegel 
Diane & Craig Solomon 
Jennifer & George Stone 
Michelle & Howard Swarzman 
Michele & David Tarica 
Jennifer & Derek Trulson 
Vicki Warner 
Dr. Debra Wattenberg & Brett Rosen 
Hollie Watman & Robert Futterman

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