Past Winners

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2013
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
Angel Vasquez - Rochester Radisson Riverside Hotel, Rochester

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Rooms or Less
Laurie Desmarais - Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview, Elmira

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Henrietta Hood - Affinia Dumont Hotel, New York City

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year–150 Rooms or Less

Amelia Fredenburg - The Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson of the Year
Anthony Simone - The Westing New York Grand Central, New York City


Outstanding Manager of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Ronnie McCrea - RIT Inn & Conference Center, Rochester

Outstanding Manager of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Cynthia Cummings - Homewood Suites by Hilton, Albnay

Outstanding General Manager of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Alex Spektor - Affinia Dumont Hotel, New York City

Outstanding General Manager of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Teri Tarshus - Country Inn & Suites, Cortland

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Theresa Nocerino - The Sherry-Netherland, New York City

Good Earthkeeping Award
Charles Tomajko - The Fairlawn Inn, Hunter

Community Service Award
The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center - Albany

 

2012
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
David Dixon - The Desmond Inn & Conference Center, Albany

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Rooms or Less
Virginia Davis - Gurney's Inn, Resort Spa, Montauk

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Micha Heck - The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, Albany

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year–150 Rooms or Less

Martha Ramos - The Sherry-Netherland, NYC

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson of the Year
Tom Donegan - Affinia Manhattan Hotel, New York City

Outstanding Manager of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Deborah Croce - The Ritz Carlton New York, NYC

Outstanding Manager of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Misty Purdy - Holiday Inn Elmira, Elmira

Outstanding General Manager of the Year –151 Rooms or More
David Heymann - The Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center, Syracuse

Outstanding General Manager of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Anthony Fusco - Holiday Inn Horseheades, Horseheads

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Gregory Henderson - The Roxbury, Roxbury

Good Earthkeeping Award
Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn - Saranac Lake

Community Service Award
Hilton Garden Inn - Albany Medical Center/Troy, Albany & Troy

2011
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
Jance Ocasio - Affinia Manhattan, New York City

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Rooms or Less
Nancy Tallman - The Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Annette Sterling - Affinia Manhattan, New York City

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year–150 Rooms or Less

Annie Smith - Comfort Suites, Buffalo

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson of the Year
Ismael "Pete" Brito - The Sherry-Netherland, New York City

Outstanding Manager of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Catherine Stevens - Albany Marriott

Outstanding Manager of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Cory Craig - The Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown

Outstanding General Manager of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Dave Stewart - The Surrey Hotel, New York City

Outstanding General Manager of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Sheila Thomas - Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Don Led Duke - BBL Hospitality

Good Earthkeeping Award
R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center - Rochester

Community Service Award
Best Western - Watertown

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
The Rosehaven Inn - Hunter

2010
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
David Hesselfeldt - The Saratoga Hilton

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Rooms or Less
Joe Wakefield - Hilton Garden Inn, Saratoga Springs

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Rokhyatou "Roxy" Abdul-Azim - Residence Inn by Marriott - Times Square

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year–150 Rooms or Less

Adeline Anglade - The Sherry-Netherland, New York

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson of the Year
Alfreda Ligon - Hilton Garden Inn Albany Medical Center

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Patrick Naughton - Residence Inn by Marriott - Times Square

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Heather Marshall - Econo Lodge Ithaca

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Tracey Kegebein - Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau

Good Earthkeeping Award
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center - Syracuse

Community Service Award
Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview - Elmira

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
The Fairlawn Inn - Hunter

2009
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
Nora Giannetto - Rochester Marriott Airport Hotel, Rochester

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Rooms or Less
Pete Ames - Best Western University Inn, Canton

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Jackie Brennon - Holiday Inn Schenectady

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year–150 Rooms or Less

Nana Dankwa - The Sherry-Netherland, New York

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson of the Year
Sal Khalil - Affinia Gardens, New York

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Donna O'Brien - The Alex Hotel, New York

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Mary Beth Ryan - The Otesaga, Cooperstown

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Mike Johnston - Long Island Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Good Earthkeeping Award
Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort - Lake Placid

Community Service Award
Hampton Inn - Syracuse/Clay

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
Albany Mansion Hill Inn & Restaurant - Albany

2008
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
Jimmie Beeks - Albany Marriott, Albany

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Rooms or Less
Peter Sydoriak - Elmira Horseheads Holiday Inn Express, Horseheads

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Cindy Bova - Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Lake Placid

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year–150 Rooms or Less

Jagoda Sikiric - The Sherry-Netherland, New York

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson of the Year
Randy Lyboult - The Lodge at Turning Stone, Verona

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Christine Lojacono - Buffalo Niagara Marriott, Amherst

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Lou Carrigan - Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview, Elmira

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Philip Morris - Proctors Theater, Schenectady

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Nancy Petramale - Greene County Tourism Department, Catskill

Community Service Award
Hampton Inn - Olean

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
Caldwell House Bed & Breakfast - Salisbury Mills

2007
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
George Domenick - The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, New York

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Rooms or Less
Denisse Ravelo - The Sherry Netherland, New York

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Arlaine Pierre - Omni Berkshire Place Hotel, New York

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year–150 Rooms or Less

Eleanora Jarosz - Surrey Hotel – Affinia Hospitality, New York

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson of the Year
Angel Guerrero - Affinia Manhattan, New York

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Domenic Alfonzetti - InterContinental The Barclay, New York

Outstanding Manager/Supervisor of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Bernard Campbell - The Sherry Netherland, New York

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Michael Tompkins - Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona

Community Service Award
The Sagamore - Bolton Landing

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
Washington Irving Inn - Hunter

2006
Outstanding Lodging Employee –151 Rooms or More
Yannick BenjaminRitz-Carlton Central Park, New York

Outstanding Lodging Employee –150 Roo or Less
Amy ClarksonHoliday Inn Elmira

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Mary LiuOmni Berkshire Place Hotel, New York

Outstanding Roomkeeper –150 Rooms or Less
Mirlande Saint-JusteSurrey Hotel, New York

Outstanding Bellperson/Houseperson
Emmanuel GeorgaroudisRitz-Carlton Battery Park, New York

Tourism Executive of the Year –151 Rooms or More
Charito CorcolonOmni Berkshire Place Hotel, New York

Tourism Executive of the Year –150 Rooms or Less
Apryl BurlingameSuper 8 Motel, Ithaca

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
The Griffin HouseJeffersonville


2005
Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Cindy Buell Thompson - Lake Placid Resort Hotel & Golf Club, Lake Placid

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Georgia MacDonald - Holiday Inn Express Turf – Albany

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Bozena Lipinska - Olak, Surrey Hotel, NYC

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Rosanna Vasquez - The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, NYC

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Matthew Harrington - The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Joseph Cifaratta - Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center, Syracuse

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Angelo Mazzone - Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Ray Wigle - Old Fort Niagara, Niagara Falls

Outstanding Allied Member of the Year
John Misorek - GCG Risk Management, Inc., NYC

Community Service Award
The Sherry-Netherland - NYC
Holiday Inn - Saratoga Springs

Guest Relations Award
Mohonk Mountain House - New Paltz

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
The Jefferson Inn - Ellicottville

Enviro-Management Award
Comfort Inn - Ithaca

2004
Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Jennifer Newhart - Lake Placid Resort Hotel & Golf Club, Lake Placid, NY

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Shelly Crouch - Corning-Painted Post Holiday Inn, Painted Post, NY

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Kazimiera Janina Zak - Surrey Hotel, New York, NY

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Merjema Nikaj - The Sherry-Netherland, New York, NY

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Patrick O’Hara - Millennium Broadway, New York, NY

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Dean Cole - The Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown, NY

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Carol Cozza - Sheraton Long Island Hotel, Smithtown, NY

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Peggy Coleman - Steuben County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Corning, NY

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Troy Hengst - Trocaire College, Buffalo, NY

Outstanding Allied Member of the Year
John Stepien - American Express, North Syracuse, NY

Community Service
Buffalo/Niagara Marriott - Amherst, NY

Guest Relations
Wyndham Syracuse - East Syracuse, NY

Bed & Breakfast of Distinction
The 1708 House - Southampton, NY

2003
Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Kidane Mikael – Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Julie Erickson - Crown Point Bed & Breakfast, Crown Point

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Wan Chung - Prime Hotel & Conference Center

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Cesar Galan - The Sherry Netherland, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Donald Whitmore - Lake Placid Resort Hotel and Golf Club, Lake Placid

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Jerry GallagherOncenter Complex, Syracuse

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Kathy DenkenbergerSaratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, Saratoga Springs

Community Service
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space MuseumNYC

One-Time Only & On-Going Special Events
The Sherry NetherlandNYC

Guest Relations
The Sherry NetherlandNYC

Hotels of Promise
Metropolitan HotelNYC

2002
Enviro-Management Award
The BenjaminNYC

Guest Relations Award
The BenjaminNYC

One-Time Only & On-Going Special Events
The Sherry NetherlandNYC

Community Service Award
The Sherry NetherlandNYC

Hotels of Promise
The Sherry NetherlandNYC

Allied Member of the Year
George HannauBill Bard Associates, Plainview

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Bart AnkenmanHoliday Inn Turf, Albany

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Evelyn DavisHoliday Inn Turf, Lake George

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Audrey RuddockThe Sherry Netherland, NYC

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Erin Patla Lake Placid Resort, Lake Placid

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Traci DeLisio Ramada Inn Geneva Lakefront, Geneva

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Judy HannonCulinary Institute of America, Hyde Park

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year - 151 Rooms or More
Don VilmarThe Sagamore Hotel, Lake George

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year - 150 Rooms or Less
Robert FallerThe Otesaga Resort, Cooperstown

2001
Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
David HolderSteuben County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Corning

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Laura Chomicki Grand Hyatt New York, NYC

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Cathie GehrigCountry Inn and Suites, Mount Morris

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Robert ClancyThe Sherry Netherland, NYC

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Donna McLaughlinHampton Inn, Buffalo

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Janice SpringerMillennium Broadway, NYC

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Corbett LamphereThe Statler Hotel, Ithaca

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Juan AgostoThe Stanhope Park Hyatt, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Leroy ColemanMurphy Orchards, Burt

One-Time Only & On-Going Special Events
Mary ThompsonOncenter Complex, Syracuse

Community Service Award
Long Island Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Long Island

Enviro-Management Award
Lake Placid Resort Hotel & Golf ClubLake Placid

2000
Allied Member of the Year Award
Marc GudowitzJames G. Hardy Co. & Inc.

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 151 Rooms or Less
James NeroSt. Charles Hotel, Hudson

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Jose LopezDoral Arrowwood, Rye Brook

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Eliza KozlowskiGeorge Eastman House, Rochester

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Gary Bradley Adam’s Mark Buffalo, Buffalo

Special Events
Ellen FogartyNew York State Thruway Authority

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Veronica StantonThe Showboat Motel, Himrod

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Yvonne ReidSheraton Manhattan Hotel, NYC

Guest Relations
The Sherry NetherlandNew York City

Community Service
St. Charles Hotel Hudson

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Pam LolliasGideon Putnam Hotel, Saratoga Springs

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Louis N. VentrescaThe Sherry Netherland, New York City

1999
Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Nancy DoudHoliday Inn, Corning Painted Post

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Alfred CristinaThe Plaza Hotel, NYC

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Marie Rodriguez Crown Point B&B, Closter

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Bibi AliMillennium Broadway, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Jon & Robin DeLongMidway Park, Maple Springs

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Theresa NocerinoSherry Netherland, NYC

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Juan Ducos, Jr.Sherry Netherland Hotel, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year – 150 Room or Less
Amy WolfeSt. Charles Hotel, Hudson

Community Service – 151 Rooms or More
Syracuse MarriottSyracuse

Guest Relations – 150 Rooms or Less
Honorable MentionTrudy Vivian - Yorkshire Motel - Claverack

Special Events – 150 Rooms or Less
St. Charles HotelHudson

Allied Member of the Year Award
Gary Gundlach/Private Investigation Agency

1998
Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Mary Ann KozakHoliday Inn Hamburg, Hamburg

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year – 151 Rooms or More (**Tie)
Mike Argus – Four Points by Sheraton, Syracuse
Audrey MichaelLake Placid Resort, Lake Placid

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Jennette DumasThe Wawbeek on Upper Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Clara TouratzidesSherry Netherland Hotel, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Alberto AndradeRenaissance New York Hotel, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Victor NelsonRamada Inn Geneva, Geneva

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year – 151 Rooms or More
Adrian GreenidgeMillennium Broadway, NYC

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year – 150 Rooms or Less
Peter OffringaNew Age Health Spa, Neversink

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year
Ron GustafsonMidway Amusement Park, Maple Springs

Community Service – 150 Rooms or Less
St. Charles HotelHudson

Community Service – 151 Rooms or More
Loews New York Hotel NYC

Guest Relations - 151 Rooms or More
Syracuse MarriottSyracuse

Guest Relations - 150 Rooms or Less
House on the Hill B&B

Special Event(s)
Sherry NetherlandNYC

1997
Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year
Polly ApostilidesThe Sherry Netherland, NYC

Gold Key Public Relations Achievement Award in Community Service
Holiday Inn HamburgHamburg

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Richard WeaverHoliday Inn Hamburg, Hamburg

Gold Key Public Relations Achievement Award in Special Events and Promotions
Mark MahoneyHoliday Inn Hamburg, Hamburg

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year Award
Edna PrestonEmbassy Suites, Syracuse

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year
Don Malenfant Holiday Inn Turf on Wolf Road, Albany

Good Enviro-Management Award
Frost Valley YMCA Claryville

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year Award
Jackie Holbert The Great Escape, Lake George

1996
Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Michael and Janis WalshMidway Amusement Park, Maple Springs

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year
Marge Bechard Holiday Inn, Schenectady

Outstanding Roomkeeper of the Year
Donna Williams1000 Acres Ranch Resort, Stony Creek

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year
Christine MooreHyatt Regency Resort

Gold Key Public Relations Achievement Award Community Service
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort

Gold Key Public Relations Achievement Award – Special Events
Hotel Saranac of Paul Smith’s College

Gold Key Public Relations Achievement Award – Employee Relations
Holiday Inn of HamburgHamburg

1995
Community Service Award
Loews HotelNYC

Guest Relations
New York Hilton and TowersNYC

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year
John LalorNew York Hilton and Towers, NYC

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year
Linda StephanNew York Hilton and Towers, NYC

Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Michael T. Dean

1994
Outstanding Tourism Executive of the Year
Arthur A. SurinNew York Hilton and Towers, NYC

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year
Baldur TritremmelNew York Hilton and Towers, NYC

Outstanding Bellperson of the Year
David Cliffel - Hyatt Regency, Rochester

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