2017 HONOREES

Community Spirit Award

Ralph A. Siciliano, Esq.

Ralph A. Siciliano, Esq.

LSA Board Member & Former Board Chair, 1987 - present
Partner, Tannenbaum, Helpern, Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP

Ralph Siciliano has been a member of the board of directors of LSA for 30 years and has been a steadfast supporter of the Little Sisters’ mission.  He first joined the board of LSA to provide  pro bono legal counsel to the agency, and later he became Chairman of the Board of Directors, a position he held for 16 years.  During Ralph’s tenure, LSA moved from its various rented spaces on East 119th Street to its present building which was constructed with the generous support of LSA’s donors.  Ralph is deeply committed to the work of the Little Sisters and is extremely honored by this recognition. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and began his legal career as a prosecutor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and held several senior posts in its New York office.  Ralph is currently a partner at the New York City law firm of Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, where he practices primarily in the field of securities regulation.