Leonard Riggio ’58
Leonard Riggio began his career as a clerk at the NYU bookstore. Convinced he could provide better service to students, he opened a competing store in 1965. His business thrived and, in 1971, he bought the flagship Barnes & Noble bookstore. He changed the book industry with such innovations as extensive selection of books, discounts, and comfortable stores that have become community institutions. His revolutionary concepts have made Barnes & Noble the world’s largest and most respected bookseller.
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Alumni Hall of Fame Member John Catsimatidis ‘66 Publishes a New Memoir
Alumni Hall of Fame member John Catsimatidis ‘66 recently spoke to NY1 about his new memoir, “How Far Do You Want to Go? Lessons from a Common Sense Billionaire.” John, whose net worth is listed by Forbes at $4 billion, frequently references Brooklyn Tech in the book.more
Howard Falick ’50
The Brooklyn Tech community deeply mourns the loss of Howard Falick '50 who passed away January 6th at age 89 from complications of COVID-19.more