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Following a brief luncheon, the always-inspiring presentation of accolades commenced. Each year, one elected district attorney is honored with an award in the name of Frank Hogan, the long-serving district attorney from New York County known as “Mr. District Attorney.” Additionally, four Assistant District Attorneys are nominate by their district attorney for the honor of receiving the Morgenthau Award, named after the legendary Robert Morgenthau. This year, the DAASNY president also offered special recognition of Susan Valle, Executive Director of the New York Prosecutors Training Institute, for her service to the profession.
The Hogan Award was presented to Orange County District Attorney Frank Phillips (Ret.).
The Region One Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Christopher Ryan, New York County.
The Region Two Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Bob Masters, Queens County.
The Region Three Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Christopher Horn, Albany County.
The Region Four Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Vincent Hemming, Wyoming County.
The President’s Special Recognition was presented to Susan Valle.
Region 1: Patricia Murphy
Region 2: Christopher McPartland
Region 3: Douglas Collyer
Region 4: Mike Coluzza
Region 1: Gilda Mariani
Region 2: Tim Koller
Region 3: John Delahanty
Region 4: David Gann
Region 4: Christopher Belling