Thomas J. Bardong ’64

Basketball & Baseball

Tom Bardong was raised in Jackson Heights, Queens. He attended Our Lady of Fatima grade school and went on to attend MClancy High School. While at McClancy, Tom wa a two-sport athlete playing four years of baseball and basketball. Tom received two most valuable player awards for basketball.

After graduating from McClancy, Tom went on to attend St. Francis College where he was captain of the freshman basketball team. After St. Francis, Tom completed two years of military service.

Tom’s career path took him to Wall Street. He is a Senior Vice Presdient, Head of Global Trading for Alliance Capital Management, the largest publicly held money management firm in the world. Tom travels around the globe overseeing trading desks in New York, London, Singapore, and Tokyo.

Tom was recently the honoree at Aliance Capital’s toast to the Boys Scouts of America Camp Scholarship Fund. Tom’s friends contributed over a quarter of a million dollars to this worthy cause in his name. He serves on the Wall Street Committee for ASt. Jude’s Schildren’s Research Hospital and co-chairs the annual dinner that has raised over $10 million since its inception. Tom also serves on the Sports Advisory Board for the Central Park Conservatory which funds all the children’s sports programs.

Tom has been married for over 40 years to his lovely wife, Lori. They have four childre, Shawn, Gernine, Steven, and T.J. They also have three grandchildren, Hannah, Matthew, and Liam.