The Eight-Day Week
The board of directors of The Opportunity Network is hosting its sixth annual “Night of Opportunity” benefit dinner, honoring CNN special correspondent Soledad O’Brien and Alan Patricof, the founder and managing director of Greycroft LLC. The “business attire” dress code means this media- and mogul-heavy scene will involve serious schmoozing, lots of step-and-repeat photo ops, Read More
While his father, Alan Patricof, may be one of the world’s most renowned investors, Jon Patricof chose a different professional path from the patrician patriarch. As the COO of Tribeca Films, the younger Mr. Patricof spends his days crunching cinematic figures and yucking it up with Robert De Niro.
Still, he has managed not to stray too terribly far from his ilk. Mr. Patricof and his wife, Victoria, have just purchased a seven-figure apartment at 755 Park Avenue, just four block from his mother and father’s longtime New York digs. Perhaps they could not find a Tribeca loft to their liking.
Terry McAuliffe has attended many fund-raisers at the Park Avenue apartment of influential Democratic bundler Hassan Nemazee.
But last week he was there for the first time as a candidate. On the night of Jan. 22, McAuliffe, the former chairman of the DNC, voluble longtime Clinton fund-raiser and now candidate for governor of Read More
DENVER—One simple way to measure the progress of unification between the Obama and Clinton camps is to keep track of how many of Clinton’s biggest donors are only coming for her Tuesday night speech or who are not coming at all.
In the latter category, place Alan Patricof, one of Clinton’s biggest bundlers and a Read More
Hillary Clinton held a private meeting for supporters last night at Cipriani’s, thanking them for their help during the primary.
Introduced by Senator Chuck Schumer, who spoke about local issues in Mount Vernon and Westchester County, Clinton addressed key supporters, including Hassan Nemazee, Alan Patricof, and Fred Hochberg, and elected officials like Tom DiNapoli Read More
Michael Bloomberg welcomed Hillary Clinton back into New York’s political scene with a party at Gracie Mansion last night, closing the two-hour party with a live chorus singing “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet.”
Among the guests were Governor David Paterson, Senator Chuck Schumer, Representative Charlie Rangel, Barbara Walters, Chevy Chase and Tina Brown. Inside Edition Read More
The night of Wednesday, July 9, was supposed to be when Barack Obama appealed directly to his supporters to help Hillary Clinton erase her campaign debt.
But he almost forgot to do it.
After finishing his speech to a room full of New York donors at the Grand Hyatt without any mention of helping Clinton Read More
The Obama campaign is in town to rally its fund-raisers and create new ones. Obama senior strategist David Axelrod is here for two meetings with the campaign’s fund-raisers, reported yesterday in the New York Post, at which the Obama finance people have been encouraged to show up with friends who are Clinton supporters. Read More
So last week, Michael Bloomberg hosted an elite luncheon at the Four Seasons hotel where he talked about things he hoped the various powerful figures in the audience would advocate when politicians ask them for contributions. He also spoke strongly in favor of issues like independent legislative redistricting and free trade with Colombia.
Afterwards, Read More
Dan Squadron is 28 years old, has never held a public office, and has already raised $205,153.33 in his bid to challenge 30-year incumbent Marty Connor for a state Senate seat, according to the most recent campaign filings.
Connor’s numbers haven’t been posted online yet, but I’m told he’s raised less Read More