Peter Klein to be Honored at YAI Golf Tourney on Sept. 19

Thu, June 30, 2016
Peter Klein, President of The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation will be honored at YAI's Annual Golf Outing on Mon., September 19 at the North Shore Country Club in Glen Head, N.Y.  YAI supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families throughout the New York metropolitan area and is among the nation's largest non-profit organizations in the field.

A Chartered Financial Analyst, Mr. Klein is a Managing Director and Partner with High Tower Advisors, a national advisor-owned financial services company. He and his team at Klein Wealth Management are based in Melville, N.Y. Prior to joining High Tower, he worked at UBS Financial Services and in 2008 was recognized as part of the UBS Global Circle of Excellence. He is the author of, Getting Started In Security Analysis (John Wiley & Sons, 1998 and 2009), and, A Passion For Giving: Tools and Inspiration For Creating A Charitable Foundation (with Angelica Berrie, Wiley, 2012).

The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation provides grants to organizations which are passionate about their work and the people they serve, with a focus on impact, collaboration and transformation.

"Claire Friedlander viewed helping people with disabilities to achieve dignity and a quality life as a human rights issue," Mr. Klein said. "YAI's mission to enhance the lives of people with disabilities is representative of Ms. Friedlander's ideals." 

"Peter's and The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation's generous support will enable YAI to create additional opportunities for people with disabilities to become more independent and lead enriching and fulfilling lives," said George Contos, CEO of YAI. "Our philosophy of care revolves around empowering the people we support to explore what they need for a quality life — that could mean learning new skills for independent living, finding a job or discovering a meaningful activity, or having the opportunity to develop strong friendships and family relationships. We greatly appreciate and value Peter's partnership and interest in supporting YAI and our mission."

For tickets, sponsorships, and more information about YAI's Golf  Outing, contact give [at] yai.org or 212.273.6341