NEW YORK, April 29 – LAWFUEL – Aniello A. Bianco, managing director of
the international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP, was honored by Pace
University at the 2005 Leaders in Management Award Dinner on April 27 at the
Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
Pace announced that the dinner took in nearly $500,000, the most raised
As managing director of Chadbourne, Mr. Bianco, who earned his B.B.A. from
Pace in 1961, is responsible for all non-legal services, including finance,
technology, marketing, human resources and operations. He is currently the
Chair of Pace University’s Board of Trustees.
His distinguished career in finance has included serving as managing
director, Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board of directors of
Rothschild Inc., while also serving as Executive Vice President and principal
of its subsidiary, Rothschild Ventures Inc. From 1981 through 1984, Mr.
Bianco was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Polygram
“High Achieving Students”
In presenting the Award, Pace University President David A. Caputo
described Mr. Bianco “as a distinguished and dedicated member of the corporate
community who shares his time and talent generously as Chairman of the Board
of Trustees.” He noted, “Neil has provided outstanding support for the
university, and we continue to move forward with our strategic plan to become
one of the nation’s leading private universities. He has been instrumental
with Pace attracting high achieving students who wish to improve their lives
and the lives of others.”
The Leaders in Management Award, initiated in 1962 and presented annually
to prominent members of the business community, celebrates the recipients’
achievements, which serve to enhance the economic, civic and cultural life of
New York and the nation.
Past recipients include Herbert Henkel, Ingersoll-Rand Company; Ivan G.
Seidenberg, Verizon Communications; Roger Blough, United States Steel
Corporation; Edward D. Miller, AXA Financial Inc.; Thomas Hays, Fortune
Brands; Eugene R. McGrath, Consolidated Edison; Thomas G. Labrecque, The Chase
Manhattan Bank; William Ferguson, NYNEX Corporation; and Robert E. Allen,
“I am truly honored to receive this award, and look forward to
strengthening and enhancing academic excellence and quality at Pace,” Mr.
Bianco stated. “Pace celebrates its 100th anniversary next year. I am glad to
have played a part in the University’s many initiatives over the years and am
excited to see this work carry on as we move forward into the next century.”
“We at Chadbourne & Parke applaud Neil’s leadership over the years both at
Pace and at Chadbourne,” said Charles K. O’Neill, managing partner of
Chadbourne. “Neil has had a key role in Chadbourne’s success and we are
thrilled to help honor him at this event.”
Mr. Bianco, of Riverdale and East Hampton, N.Y., was appointed to the Pace
University Board of Trustees in 1969, where he has served as Chair Finance and
Audit, Chair Student Services Committee, Vice Chairman and as a member of the
Executive Committee. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree
from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business in 1961, and an honorary
Doctor of Commercial Science from Pace in 1996. He began his career at Arthur
Young & Co. (presently Ernst & Young) in 1961 and became a partner there in
1971. Mr. Bianco joined Chadbourne in 1988. In addition to his other roles,
he is also on the board of directors of the Council of Governing Boards.
In 1985, Mr. Bianco was awarded the Peter F. Drucker Award for outstanding
business leadership and contribution to understanding and use of effective
The Leaders in Management Awards Dinner is one of Pace’s most important
About Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Chadbourne & Parke LLP, an international law firm headquartered in New
York City, provides a full range of legal services, including mergers and
acquisitions, securities, project finance, corporate finance, energy,
telecommunications, commercial and products liability litigation, securities
litigation and regulatory enforcement, white collar defense, intellectual
property, antitrust, domestic and international tax, reinsurance and
insurance, environmental, real estate, bankruptcy and financial restructuring,
employment law and ERISA, trusts and estates and government contract matters.
The Firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Houston,
Moscow, Kyiv, Warsaw (through a Polish partnership), Beijing and a
multinational partnership, Chadbourne & Parke, in London. For additional
information, visit http://www.chadbourne.com .
About Pace University
Pace is a private university in the New York Metropolitan area with a
growing national reputation for offering students opportunity, teaching and
learning based on research, civic involvement, international perspectives and
measurable outcomes. It is one of the ten founders of Project Pericles,
developing education that encourages lifelong participation in democratic
processes. Pace has seven campuses, including downtown and midtown New York
City, Pleasantville, Briarcliff, White Plains (a graduate center and law
school), and a Hudson Valley Center at Stewart International Airport near
Newburgh, N.Y. Approximately 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate,
graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and
Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information
Systems, School of Education, Lienhard School of Nursing and Pace Law School.