Protegrity Advisors Named "Rookie of the Year" Finalist in HIA-LI's Prestigious Business Achievement Awards

Ronkonkoma, New York-Protegrity Advisors, a leading Mergers & Acquisitions advisory firm, is excited to announce that it has been named a Rookie of the Year finalist in the prestigious Business Achievement Awards conducted by HIA-LI, the established voice for Long Island business. Winners will be announced at the 23rd annual Gala Luncheon on September 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, and is expected to bring together over 600 guests to celebrate the best of Long Island business.

In choosing the finalists, the selection committee considered multiple criteria including industry leadership, recent outstanding accomplishments, vision for the company s future, revenue and profitability trends, commitment to the growth and betterment of the Long Island community, positive employer/employee relations, and expansion into new markets. Protegrity s nomination stood out for the company s exponential growth in just the past year, adding new offerings in the areas of divestitures and automotive dealership sales. The committee also took note of Protegrity s critical role filling the gap for sophisticated M&A advisory services for family-owned or closely held businesses with a revenue range of $5 million to $100 million - precisely the types of companies that thrive on Long Island. The company s commitment to good corporate citizenship, including its sponsorship of a Global Leadership Forum and fundraiser for political activist and chess legend Garry Kasparov s Human Rights Foundation, also made an impression on the committee.

"HIA-LI is pleased to recognize Protegrity Advisors as a finalist in our Business Achievement Awards competition," said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. "Our finalists represent some of the highest performing and best-run companies on Long Island and in the world. Protegrity has been named a finalist in recognition of its achievements in industry leadership, creativity, successful business operations, corporate vision, and other characteristics vital to developing and growing a winning organization."

"I m thrilled that HIA-LI has recognized Protegrity Advisors," said Protegrity CEO Gregg Schor. "Protegrity s vision is to be the go-to M&A advisory firm on Long Island, and this recognition will allow us to share that vision with fellow Long Island business leaders."

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About Protegrity Advisors

Protegrity Advisors is a leading regional M&A advisory firm serving businesses with revenue from $5 million to $100 million across a wide range of industries. Headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York, Protegrity Advisors has relationships with private equity, strategic and other types of buyers and sellers across the United States and internationally. Learn more at