2014 Winners

The Age Smart Employer Awards recognize and honor the forward-thinking leadership of these businesses and provide resources and support to encourage others to follow.

For the first time, in 2014 the Age Smart Employer Awards recognized 4 winning employers at a ceremony. They were celebrated for being chosen by a panel of judges for their policies and practices which encourage different generations to work productively and effectively side by side.


Montefiore, Pfizer, Renewal Care Partners, Settepani.

Montefiore Medical Center

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence, Montefiore Medical Center is the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Located in the Bronx, Montefiore focuses on research, educating healthcare professionals and delivering patient-centered care. Since 1884, Montefiore has prioritized improving the quality of life for underserved populations. It is a 1,490-bed healthcare delivery system that treats more than 90,000 inpatients and has more than 300,000 emergency room visitors per year. Montefiore currently employs more than 20,000 associates.


Pfizer, a global biopharmaceutical company, offers medicines and vaccines that support wellness and prevention, as well as treatments for diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas. The company operates in more than 150 nations and is a leader in biomedical research and development. Pfizer has 79,000 colleagues worldwide, with more than 3,000 of them in New York, the city of its founding in 1849.

Renewal Care Partners

Renewal Care Partners provides long-term care services to people living with chronic and acute health conditions. Based in New York City, the organization serves seniors, people with disabilities, and others with special needs. With a multidisciplinary staff of over 100 professionals, Renewal Care Partners provides companion care, case management, social programs, and other support services. Its mission is to promote the holistic well-being of clients, their families, and their care providers.

Ristorante Settepani & Settepani Bakery


Established in 2000, Ristorante Settepani brings Sicilian fare to Harlem. Settepani Bakery, under the same ownership, is a commercial bakery operating out of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1992 and is the source of bread and pastries for many restaurants throughout New York City. They have 50 employees in New York City.

As a result of their 2014 Age Smart Employer Award, Leah Abraham, President of Settepani, was invited to be a panelist at theĀ White House Summit on Working Families.

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