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Marcy Syms to be Honored by American Friends of Reuth

On November 16, 2017, Marcy Syms will be honored by the American Friends of Reuth and presented with the Generation to Generation Award, on the occasion of their 80th anniversary.


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Historic Investiture of Rabbi Dr. Berman as Yeshiva University’s Fifth President

Historic Investiture of Rabbi Dr. Berman as Yeshiva University’s Fifth President


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Marcy Syms, Keynote Speakter at 2017 NYC Goods and Services Mentorship Program, Inaugural Class, Graduation Ceremony

Marcy Syms was the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony of the inaugural class of the NYC Goods and Services Mentorship Program, NYC Department of Small Business Services.

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Marcy Syms speaks at Peapack-Gladstone Bank’s 2nd Annual Wealth Management Women’s Luncheon

On Friday, May 6, 2016 Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation hosted its 2nd Annual Wealth Management Women’s Luncheon, “Preserving Your Legacy.” Held at the Basking Ridge County Club, over 150 women attended as bank guests to hear special presentations from two renowned guest speakers.

MJ Sully, Esq., Managing Director, Trust Officer at Peapack-Gladstone Bank began with an insightful discussion on the challenges of preserving generational wealth in today’s world. The program continued with an engaging presentation by Arthur T. Vanderbilt, II, author and Former Deputy Attorney General of New Jersey, “A True Story of Transitioning Generational Wealth” with an accompanying slide show presentation depicting the history of the Vanderbilt family and fortune.

Marcy Syms, former CEO of Syms Corp and current President of Sy Syms Foundation and TPD Group, a multi-generational succession planning and consulting firm, presented “Planning a Successful Family Business Succession,” where she emphasized the importance of strong family connections and the challenges in running and transitioning a business.


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2106 Gloria Awards: Women of Vision

On April 27, 2016, Marcy Syms will be among the recipients of the Gloria Award when The Ms. Foundation celebrates emerging and established feminists leading the way toward an equal society at the 28th Annual Gloria Awards: A Salute to Women of Vision at the Pierre Hotel In New York City. 

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Marcy Syms to moderate AFP Panel, Meet the Grantmakers: The Art of Getting on Their Radar and Staying There

Marcy Syms will be moderating a panel hosting by the APF, The Association of Professional Fundraisers on March 17, 2016 entitled “Meet the Grantmakers: The Art of Getting on Their Radar and Staying There” designed to help participants gain insight into the foundation funding process from grantmakers in the field! This dynamic conversation will provide attendees with insights into funders’ priorities, review process, impact measurement and overall investment in their grantee’s success.


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A Night of Comedy with Jane Fonda

On February 7, 2016, Marcy Syms will be co-hosting “A Night of Comedy with Jane Fonda” at Carolines on Broadway along with Abigail Disney, Carol Jenkins,

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WCD, Women Corporate Directors Cyber Security Panel, Atlanta, Ga

On November 4-5, Marcy Syms moderated a panel on Cyber Security Committees and Ways to Approach Risk for WCD, Women Corporate Directors, a 2 day high powered idea forum exploring compelling issues on the minds of today’s directors from the Americas and from around the world.


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