Honoring John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion of being named the 2015 Distinguished Lawyer of the Year by the Onondaga County Bar...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion
of being named the 2015 Distinguished Lawyer of the Year by the Onondaga
County Bar Association

WHEREAS, It is the sense of the State of New York to recognize those
esteemed individuals within our midst whose professional lives, personal
endeavors and dedicated community service are an example and inspiration
to their colleagues, friends, and family; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to hereby
recognize and congratulate John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion of
being named the 2015 Onondaga County Bar Association's Distinguished
Lawyer of the Year celebrated at its 140th Annual Dinner held on Thurs-
day, October 15, 2015; and
WHEREAS, Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, John P. Sindoni gradu-
ated from Christian Brothers Academy; he then went on to earn his degree
from the College of Holy Cross, and subsequently, Cornell University Law
School; and
WHEREAS, Upon his graduation from Cornell Law School in 1970, John P.
Sindoni immediately joined Hiscock & Barclay, now Barclay Damon, and
started working in the Real Estate Practice Area, where he currently
remains a partner of the law firm; and
WHEREAS, For more than 40 years, John P. Sindoni has been practicing
in real estate, financial transactions and related business matters; he
has represented numerous institutional mortgage lenders in all aspects
of mortgage loan transactions, and has held the position of Chair of the
Real Estate Practice Area for Barclay Damon for more than two decades;
WHEREAS, For his outstanding commitment and dedication, John P. Sindo-
ni has received several professional awards including Best Lawyers in
America 2016, Syracuse Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year," and the
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County's 2009 Monsignor Charles J. Brady
Award; and
WHEREAS, John P. Sindoni's strong work ethic was instilled in him as a
child; he enjoyed helping out with the family-owned and operated busi-
ness, Joseph J. Sindoni Wholesale Foods on North Salina Street in Syra-
cuse, New York; throughout the years, he continued to help his father
unload food trucks in the morning until the business closed its doors in
1997; and
WHEREAS, Along with his superlative work within the legal community,
John P. Sindoni has committed himself to volunteering his time and
efforts with numerous local non-profit organizations such as the Knights
of Malta Federal Association and the Board of Trustees of Onondaga
Community College; in addition, he is a Development Committee Member of
OnPoint for College, a board member of both the Franciscans in Collabo-
rative Ministries and the Eldercare Foundation, and a former board Pres-
ident of the Syracuse-area Catholic Charities; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, throughout his 44-year legal career, John P.
Sindoni has been a long time member and supporter of the New York State
Bar Association and the Onondaga County Bar Association; and
WHEREAS, In addition to his work on various community boards, John P.
Sindoni, along with his wife, Cecilia, have devoted a significant amount
of hands-on volunteer work with lgnatian Volunteer Corps Syracuse, which
provides men and women the opportunity to serve the needs of those who
are poor; this remarkable man also spends 15 hours each week in local
food pantries and soup kitchens to help provide aid to low-income indi-
viduals; and

WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Cecilia, their six
children, and their seven grandchildren, all of whom feel privileged to
be a part of his life and rejoice in his achievements; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession, certainly have earned the recognition and applause of all
the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion of being named the 2015
Distinguished Lawyer of the Year by the Onondaga County Bar Association;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John P. Sindoni, Esq.


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