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New $50 million center puts focus on movement

Visitors who first enter the Regional Transit Service’s new downtown transit center on its opening day— Black Friday—may notice a feeling of movement. The $50 million center, which spans an entire block between North Clinton Avenue and St. Paul Street, ...

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RTS by the numbers


Bill Carpenter has shepherded the transit center project since being named CEO of RGRTA on Oct. 1, 2011 (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) 30 bus bays, including four on Mortimer Street Concourse can serve up to 2,000 people 26,000 feet of ...

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New center features soaring roof lines, natural light

When the downtown RTS Transit Center opens to customers next week, it immediately will become a dynamic new hub for public transit in Rochester. Spanning an entire city block bounded by Pleasant Street, St. Paul Street, Mortimer Street and South ...

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Move seen as catalyst for change on Main St.

The impact of the new RTS Transit Center will go far beyond the physical structure itself. That is the consensus among its proponents, some area developers and downtown development officials. “It changes the dynamic of downtown significantly,” said Heidi Zimmer-Meyer, ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 2005


Mark Aesch CEO TransPro Consulting Residence: Tampa, Fla. Rochester in one word: Enterprising Influenced by: John Doyle Jr. Andrew Aligne M.D. Executive director, The Hoekelman Center Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center Residence: Rochester Favorite quote: “Don’t ask ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 2004


Michele Agostinelli Vice president, consulting practice The Rochester Group Inc. Residence: Spencerport Favorite quote: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”—Eleanor Roosevelt John Billone President Flower City Management Corp. James Brennan Office audit leader Deloitte & Touche ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 2003


Scott Adair Chief financial officer Regional Transit Service Residence: West Henrietta Rochester in one word: Steady Thomas Anderson Partner Harter, Secrest & Emery LLP Richard Burke Principal Burke Group Daniel Burns President, Rochester Division M&T Bank Corp. Becky Cania Manager ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 2002


Scott Bass President Advanced Language Translation Inc. Residence: Irondequoit Favorite quote: “‘Meow’ means ‘woof’ in cat.”—George Carlin Most influenced by: Bruce Ashby, formerly of S&W X-Ray Kevin Berg Vice president, business development and regional operations; Site administrator, Finger Lakes Visiting ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 2001


Craig Cairns President and chairman Howe and Rusling Inc. Kathryn Cleary Director of marketing City Blue Imaging Services Timothy Cook President Cook Communications LLC Residence: Chili Rochester in one word: Home Molly Clifford Executive director Community Health Strategies Robert Colon ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 2000


Frederick Borrelli Chief operating officer, Yale Medical Group Yale University Residence: Hamden, Conn. Favorite quote: “There are only good days and great days.”—David Koch Influenced by: Kathleen Parrinello Kristen Clark Chief risk and administrative officer The Bonadio Group LLP Residence: ...

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Forty Under 40 letter to readers

Dear Readers, Twenty years ago, we created the Forty Under 40 awards program to spotlight our community’s young professionals who, while often balancing family responsibilities, also were finding time to contribute their talents to Rochester’s many non-profit organizations. We have ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 1999


Jack Baron President and chief operating officer Sweetwater Energy Inc. Kelley Brown Partner Woods, Oviatt, Gilman LLP Patrick Cusato Attorney and partner Underberg & Kessler LLP Residence: Webster Favorite quote: “What would you attempt to do if you could not ...

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2014 Forty Under 40 Judges

Scott Bader Senior vice president and technology services director Five Star Bank 2010 Forty Under 40 honoree Mark Prunoske Senior vice president of finance/ chief financial officer Thompson Health 2012 Forty Under 40 honoree Kate Saracene Partner Nixon Peabody LLP ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 1998


Rachel Baker August President and owner Baker August Consulting Residence: Pittsford Favorite quote: “And don’t criticize what you can’t understand.”—Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin’ Marlene Bessette President and CEO Catholic Family Center Residence: Pittsford Favorite quote: “We make ...

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Forty Under 40 Class of 2013


Nathaniel Bank Associate attorney Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP Residence: South Wedge Rochester in one word: Opportunity Influenced by: Larry Glazer Kristie Beach Senior manager EFP Rotenberg LLP Residence: Webster Rochester in one word: Developing Influenced by: Bob Fox Guy Beaudoin ...

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