Admiral's Dinner

SUNY Maritime College will honor three outstanding individuals and their companies during the 2019 Admiral's Dinner. This much-anticipated dinner is the primary vehicle to raise vital funds for academically gifted and financially needy students. 

April 30, 2019

Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner and program begin at 7 p.m.

Marina Del Ray
1 Marina Drive
Throggs Neck, NY 10465

2018 Admiral's Scholarship Dinner Honorees - Individuals

Dr. James S. C. Chao, Honorary Chairman, Foremost Group

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Ms. Angela A. Chao, Chairman & CEO, Foremost Group

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Mr. Joseph R. Byrne '89, Vice President & Senior Operations Manager, Turner Construction Co.

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2018 Admiral's Scholarship Dinner Honorees - Companies

Foremost Group

Foremost Group is a leading international shipping, trading and finance company. Established in New York in 1964, the company manages a modern fleet of state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly dry bulk carriers. Comprising more than five million deadweight total fleet tonnage, the vessels include panamaxes, capesizes and Newcastlemaxes and is one of the largest and most well respected private dry bulk fleets in the United States.


Turner Construction Co.

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community. With a staff of over 5,200, the company completes $10 billion of construction on 1,500 projects each year.