2018 Honoree

Robert J.Syron, CEO/President, Peconic Landing, Inc.


Mr. Robert J. Syron, CEO/President, Peconic Landing, Inc.


Robert J. Syron specializes in startup, turn-around, and change management needed to transform failing CCRCs and nursing homes into prosperous, thriving organizations. He believes in a mission-based, resident focused leadership style that draws on strengths of strategic planning, positioning, process improvement, leadership coaching and development.

Mr. Syron currently serves as President and CEO of Peconic Landing, a not-for-profit CCRC on the East End of Long Island, where he has been since 2003. He has worked in the senior services sector for over 27 years, serving as Administrator for multiple skilled nursing care centers and as Executive Director of a CCRC before working as a consultant in the industry. His business acumen and ability to transform organizations into thriving communities with a vibrant workplace culture led him to collaborate with national companies consulting on CCRCs around the country.

His aptitude for turn-around execution helped Peconic Landing from defaulting on its debt, enabling the organization to repay $73 million over twelve years and banking nearly $30 million in reserves. Under his leadership, Peconic Landing has been named one of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes” for the sixth consecutive year, the first New York State CCRC to obtain a CARF-CCAC Person-Centered Care certification, and an award-winning establishment for innovation and best practices. In 2012, the organization was rated one of the Top 10 “Best Companies” to work for in New York State by the state Society for Human Resource Management. LeadingAge awarded Peconic Landing the Work Place Distinction Award in 2014. Mr. Syron is also the recipient of the James W. Sanderson Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership by LeadingAge NY, and in 2016 he received the Corporate Citizenship Award for Leadership Excellence for a Nonprofit from Long Island Business News.

Mr. Syron holds a B.S. in Health Science and a Masters in Public Administration from SUNY Brockport. A licensed Nursing Home Administrator in NY, he is also a professionally Certified Nursing Home Administrator from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) and Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP) from the Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services. Mr. Syron serves on the LeadingAge New York Services Board, the CCRC state cabinet for LeadingAge New York and other boards in his local town.

2018 Sponsors 

Platinum Sponsor

Title Sponsor

Bridgehampton National Bank Logo


Birdie Sponsor

Riverhead Building Supply Corp.

STALCO Construction, Inc.

Par Sponsor

Chernoff Diamond & Co., LLC

Coastal Pipeline Products Corp.

Nemshick Silverman Architects, PC

San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

Foursome Sponsor

Jessie Wong and Scott Bennett

The Brennan Family Foundation

Burt's Reliable, Inc.

Cook Maran & Associates

Custom Computer Specialist

East End Financial Group

First American Title Insurance

Moira and Thomas J. Mastro

Neefus-Stype Agency, Inc.

Stony Brook Medicine

Barbara and Andrew D. Stype

US Trust

Twosome Sponsor

Fumuso, Kelly, Swart, Farrell, Polin & Christesen, LLP

Merrill Lynch - Jericho

Putney , Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP

Player Sponsor

Mary Ellen and Frank J. Adipietro, MD

Suffolk Security Systems, Inc.

Solaris Advisors

Pennant Sponsor

Claudio Five Foundation

E.T. Browne Drug Co., Inc.

Kontokosta Winery

National EAP

North Fork Sanitation, Inc.

NY Cancer & Blood Specialists

PKF O'Connor Davies LLP

Richmond Realty Corp.

Smith Affiliated Capital

Weber & Grahn Air Conditioning & Heating

WM. J Mills & Co.

Cart Sponsor

Arshamomaque Dairy, Inc.

Joseph M. Duva, MD, PC 

East End Hand Surgery

Maribeth and Herbert Finn

Patricia & Robert F. Friemann

Greater New York Hospital Association

Hampton Jitney, Inc.

Long Island Custom Renovations, Inc.

McMann Price Agency, Inc.

PKF O'Connor Davies LLP

Ratsey Construction

Rogers & Taylor Appraisers, Inc.

Shelter Island Hardware

Shoreline Records Managment

Tee Sponsor

Albertson Marine, Inc.

Ameriprise Financial

At Home Services for Independent Living


Chick's Southold Agway

Condon Engineering, PC

Cook Maran & Associates

Corazzini Asphalt Inc.

Elbow East

E.T. Browne Drug Co., Inc.

East End Geriatric & Adult Medicine

East End Tick & Mosquito Control

Garfunkel Wild, P.C

GNS/Mermaid Water Systems

Greenport IGA

The Halyard Restaurant at Sound View

Herbert J. Sims & Co., Inc.

Horton Mathie Funeral Home

Kolb Mechanical Heating and Cooling

LI Locksmith & Alarm Co., Inc.

Long Island Custom Renovations, Inc.

McCarthy Real Estate

Mutual of America 

North Fork Orthopedic & Sports Medicine

Relay Communication Center, Inc.

RIT Printing Corp.

Shade Trees Nursery, Inc.

Southold Rotary Club

Southold IGA

Townsend Manor Inn

Wickham, Bressler & Geasa, PC

Cocktail Sponsor

Mary Ellen and Frank J. Adipietro, MD

Southold Pharmacy

Wickham, Bressler & Geasa, PC


Hole In One Sponsor

Mullen Motors

Strong's Marine

Special Foursome Underwriter

The Bridge

McCarthy Real Estate

Golf Bag Tag Underwriter

Suffolk Security Systems, Inc.

Golf Ball Underwriter

Roy H. Reeve Agency, Inc.

Hat and Sunscreen Sponsor

Mollie Biggane Foundation

Golf Bag Sponsor

BNB Bank

E.T. Browne Drug Co., Inc.