The UJA-Federation of New York just released their 40-under-40 list of the top movers and shakers in the New York community today. Participants were chosen for their “drive, determination, achievement, character, and ability to lead the community.”
Award recipients included many known to the communications community, including PR agency CEO Matthew Hiltzik, of Hiltzik Strategies who represents Justin Bieber, Alex Baldwin, Harvey Weinstein and others. Media awardees included Andrew Ross Sorkin, author and journalist with The New York Times and DealBook, Peter Rosenberg of New York’s Hot 97, and Samantha Yanks of Niche Media which produces luxury magazines.
Gossip page regulars Mark Birnbaum and Eugene Remm of EMM Group secured spots, as did Craig Karmazin of Good Karma Broadcasting, Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun, and Jason Strauss of The Strategic Group, which owns many of the largest nightclubs in Las Vegas and New York.
UJA-Federation is one of the largest charities in the world, and they provide funding to over 100 health, human-service, educational, and community-building agencies worldwide.