Our Donors

We are grateful to the many friends and alumni who sustain our research and educational endeavors through their financial contributions. Annual giving is critical to the advancement of our mission, the stability and ongoing operations of the Observatory, and the maintenance and stewardship of our campus.

The following gifts were made to Lamont between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015. With appreciation, we acknowledge the generosity of the following.

$500,000 +
The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

$100,000 – $499,999
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
O. Roger Anderson*
George Lawrence Becker Jr., M.D. and Family
Google, Inc.
Hudson River Foundation for Science & Environmental Research
Sarah E. Johnson
Max Kade Foundation, Inc.
The Pinkerton Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999
Botwinick-Wolfensohn Foundation, Inc.
The Brinson Foundation
Comer Science and Education Foundation
George and Wendy David
Frank and Joanne Gumper*
Terry A. Plank*
Riverkeeper, Inc.
The Tinker Foundation Incorporated
University of Hawaii Foundation

$10,000 – $49,999
AMG Charitable Gift Foundation
Anonymous (2)
The Henry L. & Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation
Global Climate Change Foundation
The JCT Foundation
Verizon Foundation

$5,000 – $9,999
Dennis M. Adler and Robin Aronow*
Walter R. Brown
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Jeffrey Stuart Gould
Arthur Lerner-Lam*
Florentin J-M. R. Maurrasse*
William and Judith Ryan*
Gerald and Cynthia Sobel
Londa Weisman
Mark and Barbara Zand

$1,000 – $4,999
Access Control Technologies
Mashael Al Shalan
Thomas and Nancy Anderson*
The Atkinson Family Foundation
Morrie and Marianne Brown
Kathleen Callahan*
Millard F. Coffin*
John Peter de Neufville
Jishu Deng and Yuan Yuan*
H. James and Sally Dorman*
Peter and Pauline Eschweiler
J. W. and Marielle Garrigan
Geological Society of America
John Kendrick Hall*
Thomas and Ellen Herron*
Holly Hodder
J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation
Stanley Jacobs*
Robert H. and Gale Lawrence, Jr.
Lawrence R. Lynn and Wendy Epstein
John P. McGinnis and Lana Billeaud*
Cassaundra Ashley-Rochelle Meyers*
Cary L. Mrozowski*
Aaron J. Lebovitz and Donna T. Myers*
National Philanthropic Trust
New York City Water Trail Association
Virginia McConn Oversby and Lars Werme*
Jenik R. Radon, Esq.
James H. and Virginia E. Robertson*
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Inc.
Sean and Pamela Solomon*
Stanley W. Stillman
Yongjun Su and Xiong Wen*
Christopher and Jane Walker*
Charles and Louise Windisch

$500 – $999
John and Marlene Accardo
Ta-Wei Chen and Nan Yu*
Kenneth W. and Linda M. Ciriacks*
College Club of Ridgewood
Bruce L. Deck*
Jia Fang*
Harry J. Hansen III*
Susan M. Holgate and Robert S. Barron
Lawrence L. Hope*
Joseph P. D. Hull Jr.*
Jean Mia Leo and Richard J. Kuczkowski*
Xuejin Wang and Lingqiao Ying Ma*
Howard Worzel*
Youxue Zhang*

$499 – less
Naoki Achiwa
Robert S. Agatston*
James J. Alberino and Tuula Pasola-Alberino*
Barry Allen
Peter F. Almasi*
Michael and Barbara S. Amdurer*
American Express Foundation
Anonymous (4)
Muawia and Nimat H. Barazangi*
Matthew C. Baum
Suzanne Corkedale Belmore
Robert C. Berenbroick
George J. Berry
Werner Bischoff
The Braewold Fund
J. Ernest and Rebecca Breeding Jr.*
Deborah E. Brown
Hannes and Mary Ann Brueckner*
Douglas Brusa*
Janet A. Burroughs
James Butler, Jr.
Elliot S. Cafritz
Donald M. Caldwell*
Steven C. Cande*
Philip and Brigitte Carmichael
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
George L. Choy*
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Louis Cizek, Jr.
Jonathan E. Cohen and Cynthia L. Cohen
Daniel M. Cohen
Beverly J. Collins
David A. Conant*
David W. Cooke*
Tim and Victoria Corbo
Aiguo Dai and Junhong Wang*
Renshou Dai
Patricia A. Daly, OP
Scott R. Davis*
Fred Devan
James J. Diorio
Wen-Xuan Du*
Gordon P. Eaton*
Rachel Eddey
Brenda Ekwurzel and Vicki Childers*
Wolfgang E. Elston*
William Fintel
Jim and Jenelle Fishbein
Myron H. Fliegel*
Michael F. Forlenza
John and Oksana Foy
Naira Gagoulachvili
Edward A. Garvey*
Billy P. and Judith A. Glass*
Goldman Sachs & Company
Lisa L. Gordon
Ronald I. Greenberg
Cheryl L. Greengrove*
Paul J. and Muriel S. Grim*
Thomas J. Guglielmo
Douglas E. Hammond*
Timothy B. Harwood*
Hans J. Holland*
IBM International Foundation
Robert D. Jacobi*
Jefferies & Company, Inc.
Marc and Judy Joseph
David C. Kadko*
Whitney and Fred Keen
George W. Kipphut*
M. Dean Kleinkopf*
Daniel and Lois Kobal
John Tsung-Fen and Marilyn Kuo*
James G. Laatsch*
Anyi Li*
Thornton and Lenora Lockwood
Donald W. Lovejoy*
James D. Lowell*
William J. and Olga V. Ludwig*
Marvin H. Malater
Glenna Marra
Charles and Martha Matteo
Arthur F. and Annette V. McGarr*
James and Dorothy Mellett*
Marian V. Mellin*
Regina M. Mendez*
Peter J. Michael and Rebecca P. Roe*
Martin W. Molloy*
Randall and Sandra Carr Motland
Gregory S. and Carol S. Mountain*
Russell Muller
Howard Parish
Michael J. and Nancy R. Passow*
Michael R. and Renee Perfit*
David and Agnes Peterson
Lucille Posner
Richard C. and Denise Quittmeyer*
Carol A. Raymond*
William S. Reeburgh
The Retired Men’s Association
Anthony and Beverly Riggi
Michael Rodman and Lorraine Banyra*
Francis J. and Judith M. Rodriguez
William F. and Virginia C. Ruddiman*
Constance A. Sancetta*
Christopher Sanders
Diane Sank and Brian Sank Firschein
Daniel J. Schnaidt and Cynthia Tucker
Robert C. Schneider and Regina M. Mullahy
Guenther Seidel
Kathleen Semergieff
Patrice M. Serret-Mehmel
Philip Staropoli
David J. Stevens
Oscar and Amy Strongin*
Eric T. Sundquist*
Wayne C. and Barbara A. Thoen
Daniel Lloyd Timmons
Don and Mary Tobin*
Raleigh and Catherine Tozer*
John J. Traynor, Jr.
Harry G. Twitchell
Stacey L. Vassallo*
Peeranut Visetsuth
Valerie Vivian
Robert T. Ward
William and Shirley Wilcox*
Stephen and Debbie Wilkowski
Sonia Winner
James Wood
Bill Worzel*
Peter Zajonc
David R. Zylberberg*

(*) indicates current or past Lamont-Doherty affiliation

We have made every effort to ensure this listing of gift contributors is complete, and we apologize for any errors or omissions.  To report corrections, please email staceyv@LDEO.columbia.edu.