NewYork-Presbyterian leader to head local effort driving equitable health

Joe Ienuso from NewYork-Presbyterian named chair of the 2023 Heart of New York City campaign

As plans are underway for the 2023 New York City Heart & Stroke Ball, Joe Ienuso, Group Senior Vice President of Facilities and Real Estate at NewYork-Presbyterian has been named chair of this year’s community-wide campaign. The Heart & Stroke Ball celebrates progress made through the dedication and passion of all who support the American Heart Association’s The Heart of New York City campaign, a year-round effort aimed at investing in and saving and improving lives.

“Joe Ienuso is a recognized leader who exemplifies true leadership and commitment. He is the ideal person to head our Heart & Stroke Ball and Heart of New York City campaign. As a trusted member of this community, he understands the impact the mission and work of the American Heart Association can have on every person who lives in this area. We welcome Joe to The Heart of New York City, an initiative that centers around better health for every individual by focusing on critical issues and work to equitably improve and save lives,” says Meg Gilmartin, Executive Director, American Heart Association, New York City.

Joe Ienuso, M.B.A., is Group Senior Vice President, Facilities and Real Estate for NewYork-Presbyterian. In this role, he is responsible for maintaining facilities, capital assets, and operational integrity across NewYork-Presbyterian and its integrated health care delivery system. He also oversees all facility development, engineering, capital planning and major construction projects, and provides planning expertise to Royal Charter Properties.  Mr. Ienuso holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Columbia University School of Business, as well as a bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling and a Master of Science in education from St. John’s University. He has received numerous honors, including the Leadership Award from the Salvadori Center, the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from City & State Reports and was named a founding member of the Corporate Alliance Program by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

“I am honored to serve as chair of the 2023 Heart of New York City campaign,” Joe Ienuso said. “The life-saving work of the American Heart Association is important to us all. Whether supporting research or training teams in life-saving techniques, we are all beneficiaries of this important work. I am eager to work together with our outstanding team of volunteers and the American Heart Association as we advocate to make a difference in the well-being of all people in this community. Together, we must continue to strive to do whatever we can to make a lasting impact.”

The 2023 New York City Heart & Stroke Ball is sponsored by Legacy Sponsors Compass One Healthcare and Simone Development Companies and Presenting Sponsor Centers Health Care. It is slated for June 8, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at Cipriani 25 Broadway. The annual celebratory event is a night to honor survivors, patrons and volunteers of the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health. The evening will feature stories from survivors, as well as dinner, dancing and an exciting auction. For more information on how to support or attend the NYC Heart & Stroke Ball, visit the campaign website or contact

The American Heart Association’s Heart of New York City campaign is a year-round effort culminating at the annual Heart & Stroke Ball. The initiative raises funds to support the American Heart Association’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives while supporting priority issues in New York City.


About the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. We are dedicated to ensuring equitable health in all communities. Through collaboration with numerous organizations, and powered by millions of volunteers, we fund innovative research, advocate for the public’s health and share lifesaving resources. The Dallas-based organization has been a leading source of health information for nearly a century. Connect with us on, Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1.

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