Joel is a founding member of Clearview Capital Management LLC, a family office with investment strategies in the fixed income, equity and currency markets. Mr. Friedman has extensive investment experience, with his particular expertise being in the fixed income & commercial real estate markets. Prior to founding Clearview Capital in 2009, Mr. Friedman spent six years with Guggenheim Partners as part of an investment team that managed over $10 billion of fixed income assets. Mr. Friedman also spent five years at Morgan Stanley, with his last role managing a $3 billion market-making balance sheet focused on new issue and secondary securitized products.
In addition to his duties at Clearview Capital Management, Mr. Friedman is heavily involved with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), where he is the Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.
Mr. Friedman is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University, where he was a three-time captain of the wrestling team and an Academic All-American. Mr. Friedman is also an Eagle Scout.
A partner in the Jericho based law firm of Silverman Acampora LLP, Ron is regarded as a leading practitioner in representing fiduciaries, trustees, creditors committee’s and creditors in bankruptcy cases and other clients including receivers, in out-of-court restructurings, and creditor’s rights controversies. He provides comprehensive legal guidance to SilvermanAcampora’s clients in workouts, restructurings, liquidations, distressed debt transactions, acquisitions, and a variety of complex litigation scenarios.
In addition to his substantial restructuring experience, Mr. Friedman has counseled clients in the telecommunications, real estate, and equipment leasing industry in all facets of their corporate operations. Mr. Friedman has been appointed as a fiduciary by Federal Courts in a number of complex matters requiring day to day management and oversight. Mr. Friedman is also a founding member of a Clearview Capital Management LLC.
Mr. Friedman is actively involved in Boy Scouts of America as an Eagle Scout and Board Member of the Theodore Roosevelt Council of Boy Scouts serving over 12,000 youth in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, New York. He is general counsel to, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Long Island Wrestling, a not-for-profit corporation. He also serves on the pro bono panel of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
With the combination of his ownership role with Twin Rinks Ice Center at Eisenhower Park and his position as President & CEO of Ferraro Brothers Hockey, Peter brings a tremendous amount of leadership to the entire organization by spearheading all business initiatives, setting the company’s strategic direction and supervising its execution both on and off the ice.
As a player, Peter’s professional career began as a 1st Round draft pick of the New York Rangers. Following the Rangers, he later went on to play in the NHL as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, and New York Islanders. He has amassed 591 points in 620 career games in the American Hockey League, good for 48th on the all-time career scoring list.
As a member of the AHL’s Providence Bruins, Peter won the Calder Cup (league championship) in 1999, as well as the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy for Most Valuable Player in the Playoffs. A 3-time AHL All-Star, Peter also holds AHL records for most power play goals in one season (27), most shots in one season (392), and is 37th all-time in career goals (251).
Before playing professionally, Peter won an NCAA National Championship in 1993 and represented Team USA at the 1994 Olympics, as well as the World Championships in 2003 and the World Junior Championships in 1992 & 1993. In 2012, alongside twin brother Chris, Peter was inducted into both the Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame and the Binghamton Hockey Hall of Fame.
As a founder of Ferraro Brothers Hockey and embracing an ownership role of Twin Rinks Ice Center at Eisenhower Park, Chris oversees all aspects of the business from on-ice instruction to the boardroom, bringing his hockey expertise to provide direction, structure, and guidance to the entire staff. Drafted by the New York Rangers in 1992 (85th overall), Chris is a former NHL player who has played with the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. He is also a veteran of over 500 American Hockey League games, totaling 474 points in that time.
Chris has been recognized as an AHL All-Star 3 times and won the Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award in 2003, given to the player best exemplifying sportsmanship, determination, and dedication to the game of hockey. In 2000, Chris won the Turner Cup (IHL league championship) as a member of the Chicago Wolves. Before playing professionally, Chris won an NCAA National Championship in 1993 with the University of Maine and was named to the NCAA All-Rookie team that same season.
He has represented Team USA at the 1994 Olympics, as well as the World Championships in 2003 and the World Junior Championships in 1992 & 1993. Recently, Chris was inducted into the Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame and the Binghamton Hockey Hall of Fame.