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Meet our Honorees


Arthur A. Klein, M.D.

President, Mount Sinai Health Network
Executive Vice President, Mount Sinai Health System

Arthur A. Klein, M.D. is a leader in health care management and President of the Mount Sinai Health Network. As President, he oversees the institution’s growing network of more than 150 clinical relationships, including 18 affiliated hospitals, five nursing homes, and 12 physician group practices throughout New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties. Dr. Klein also oversees national and international initiatives for Mount Sinai and serves as Executive Vice President of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Executive Vice President of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

A health care innovator, Dr. Klein collaborates with Mount Sinai Care, LLC, Mount Sinai’s Accountable Care Organization, to develop a framework for “best practices” that improves coordinated patient care. He is also directing Mount Sinai’s business development team and fostering relationships with Mount Sinai’s full-time and voluntary physicians and clinical staff.

Dr. Klein is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Cardiology and has written extensively on pediatric cardiology. He also serves, or has served, on a number of committees and boards, including the Board of Trustees of the Sackler School of Medicine/Tel Aviv University and the Board of Directors of the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc.

Ranjini Pillay

Senior Managing Director, Teneo Capital

Ranjini Pillay is a Senior Managing Director at Teneo Capital, the investment banking division of Teneo Holdings. She leads Teneo Cobbs Allen, a strategic partnership between Teneo Holdings, the global CEO advisory firm, and Cobbs Allen, a risk management firm providing structured solutions, commercial insurance, employee benefits, and alternative risk financing services.

Prior to this, Ms. Pillay spent 29 years at AIG. Her most recent job there was as head of Alternative Risk and Chief Underwriting Officer for AIG’s Multinational and Alternative Risk group, a division of AIG.

She received a Masters of International Affairs (M.I.A.) in International Banking and Finance from Columbia University and a Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree in Accounting from John Cabot International College in Rome, Italy.

Ms. Pillay has been involved with a variety of non-profit organizations and industry groups. She was awarded the 2010 Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Corporate Leadership Award and the 2011 Woman of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of Greater New York.

Meet our Awardees


Corporate Partner Awardee

CORE is the leading boutique real estate brokerage firm in New York City, marketing and selling over 34 new development projects and generating over $6 billion in sales to date. Founded in 2005, the mission was to create an innovative real estate company offering the best-in-class service to its agents, buyers, sellers and developers. Today CORE has over 200 real estate professionals and offices in five prime New York City locations.

CORE has been a wonderful supporter of Union Settlement over the years. We are grateful for their continued involvement in our work, which has included providing generous financial support, active involvement in our Board of Directors and Associate Board, annual contributions to our Holiday Gift Drive, volunteer groups who work with Meals on Wheels, and riders for our charity team during the 2017 TD Five Boro Bike Tour.

We are grateful to those individuals at CORE who have nurtured our relationship through the years, including CORE’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer Shaun Osher, Union Settlement Board Member and CORE’s Chief Operating Officer Brittley Wise, and Union Settlement Associate Board Members and CORE team members Jessica Chestler and Vanessa Lippman.

Law Firm Partner Awardee

Paul, Weiss is a firm of more than 900 lawyers who collaborate with clients to help them solve their most challenging legal problems and achieve their business goals. Widely recognized as having leading litigation and corporate capabilities, the firm has developed equally strong practices in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, finance, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The firm has an unwavering dedication to representing those in need, and its pro bono efforts continue to benefit individuals and society.

Paul Weiss has provided Union Settlement with pro bono legal assistance on a variety of matters for several years. This has included conducting legal research and providing legal advice to help ensure that Union Settlement receives proper payments on its government contracts, and successfully representing in negotiations on a contract matter that avoided the need for litigation.

Paul, Weiss has been a supporter of Union Settlement for many years. We sincerely thank the firm for its wonderful support for Union Settlement, the families that we serve, and the East Harlem community.