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SPECIAL FEATURE

Outstanding Alumni Awards

Thomas N. Marino ’78

Thomas MarinoThrough professional, volunteer, and athletic leadership, Thomas N. Marino is recognized by colleagues, former classmates and teammates, and others as a lifelong dedicated Cornellian.

Currently, Marino is a Managing Director and Senior Relationship Manager at Barclays Capital, a role that makes him responsible for many of the firm’s most strategic global clients. Prior to his current role, he was Global Head of Recruiting and Programs for Lehman Brothers, Co-Head of Global Equity Sales, and also was Co-Head of the European Equities Division and based in London for over 5 years. He joined Lehman Brothers in 1982 as an Associate in Equity Capital Markets.

Marino graduated from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 1978, having been an avid member of the varsity lacrosse team throughout his Cornell career. He remains a dedicated Cornellian, serving on the Cornell University Council, the Athletics Advisory Council, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Advisory Council and on the Major Gifts Committee for the Far Above Campaign. He has been chairman of the Undergraduate Business Program Advisory Council, a member of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s Center for Leadership of Dynamic Organizations Advisory Board and served on the Committee on Alumni Trustee Nominations and the Class of ‘78 Major Gifts Committee.

In addition to volunteer leadership, Marino has staunchly supported his alma mater through his philanthropy. In 2001, he provided critical leadership in the memorial ceremony honoring Eamon McEneaney ‘77, a former lacrosse teammate and poet who was a victim of the 9/11 attacks. Marino also created and coordinated the effort to endow the Eamon McEneaney Visiting Professorship in Irish Literature and Creative Writing in the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition, he has generously supported men’s lacrosse, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in CALS and the Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Marino is also a founding member of CityLax, a non-profit organization that partners with the New York City public school system and community groups to promote lacrosse as a mainstream sport for youths in the five boroughs. Through lacrosse, CityLax aims to promote health, the development of life skills, and the enhancement of educational opportunities for city youth.

Marino and his wife, Jill, live in New York City. They have a daughter, Jacqueline, and a son, Nicholas.