Member of New York City Police Department Honor Legion Michael Caridi Continues His Support to Our NYC Heroes
NEW YORK, NY–(Oct 11, 2013) – Michael Caridi continues his support of the New York City Police Department Honor Legion. He stated, “We can never forget the sacrifices the men and women who put themselves in harm’s way make every day or take them for granted. It is organizations like this that keep the spotlight on these heroes. I am blessed to be a part of this organization.”
The New York City Police Department Honor Legion was established in 1855 to honor all of New York City’s finest who had fallen in the Course of Duty. They are still active today, honoring New York’s finest through the generosity of members like business executive and entrepreneur Michael Caridi.
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About Michael Caridi
Michael Caridi was born in Brooklyn and raised in Catskill, NY. He currently resides in Greenwich, Connecticut and has offices in Mid-town Manhattan, New York, NY. He is married and has four children. A graduate of St. John’s University, Michael Caridi obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration. Michael Caridi’s business endeavors span various industries. He is currently Managing Director of Seahawk Capital Partners which specializes in business development & consulting, mainly in the BioTech Industry. Michael Caridi is Chairman of MAJIC Development Group LLC, and has been involved in several significant development projects, as well as construction for many Fortune 500 clients and retailers. Among Michael Caridi’s most notable achievements are: lease acquisition, obtaining the air rights, and negotiation of the sale of Harlem Park, a mixed‐use project in Harlem, NYC; the lease acquisition, financing, gutting and full‐scale rehab of the 600‐room Holiday Inn Hotel on West 57th Street in Manhattan; the acquisition, financing and construction of a 204‐unit, $70 million condominium and rental complex in Palisades Park, New Jersey; and the acquisition, renovation and sale of 96 co‐op apartments in Long Beach, NY. Other recent projects include involvement in an Italian Cosmetic Wipe company, an eco‐friendly plastics and electronics company that had products in 70,000 retail stores, and a diverse mix of independent business ventures including residential and commercial property‐ownership, restaurant owner, mortgage banking, ship salvaging and dismantling, hotel ownership and development, security services, magazine publishing, and alcohol/non‐alcoholic import and export.
Michael Caridi’s philanthropic efforts have rivaled those of his business successes. In the past he has served on the Board of Directors of the Coalition of Italian American Associations; the Republican Leadership Council; The Forum Club; The National Ethnic and Charitable Organization; and The Italo American Foundation. Michael Caridi is a proud member of the Lumen Institute, and supporter of the New York City Police Foundation and C.O.R. E. (Congress of Racial Equality).
Michael Caridi Awards and Honors:
Distinguished Achievement Award, New York Black Republican Counsel, Member of the Honor Legion, The Police Department of the City of New York, Business Man of the Year, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Italo‐American Man of the Year, Columbia Association, New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, Champion for Children Award, Council for Unity, Humanitarian Affairs Award, Brooklyn Law School, Frederick Douglas Award, New York Urban League, Community Mayor of Harlem, Community Mayors of New York State, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Inducted as Knight, Ecumenical Hospitaler Order of St John Knights of Malt