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artist , Mayor

Robert Joel Rosegarten, American mayor, artist. Recipient Community Service award Great Neck Lawyers Association, 1996, Leo M. Friend award Great Neck Community Fund, 1998, 1st Founders award Great Neck Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1999; named Man of Year, Kiwanis Club of Peninsula Great Neck, 1999.


Rosegarten, Robert Joel was born on November 14, 1938 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Harold and Estelle Klein Rosegarten.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Boston University, 1960.


Accountant, executive Lennen & Newell Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1968. Vice president accountant supervisor Warwick and Legler, 1968-1974. Accountant supervisor F. William Free Incorporated, New York York City, 1974-1976.

Accountant supervisor, vice president Ted Bates Inc., 1976-1978. Accountant supervisor, print producer, vice president Geer Dubois Advertising Inc., 1978-1992. Deputy mayor Village of Great Neck, New York, 1984-1992, mayor, 1992-2000.


Trustee Village of Great Neck, 1982-1984. Executive board Great Neck Center for Visual and Performing Arts, since 1996. Vice president Great Neck Plz.

Management Council, 1992-2000. Board directors Water Authority of Great Neck North, 1992-2000. President Great Neck Village Officials Association, 1996.

With United States Army, 1960-1961. Member Great Neck C. of Chamber (board directors 1992-2000, executive board 1997-2000, Giraffe award 1993, Education Scholarship award 1999, Jesse Merkel award 1996), Nassau County Village Officials Association (executive board 1996-2000, co-chair downtown revitalization committee 1996-2000).


  • Other Interests

    Political americana.


Married Rita Honey Rosegarten, September 10, 1960 (deceased February 1996). Children: Rory Ian, David Andrew, Peter Adam. Married Doreen Carol Rappaport, April 2, 2000.

Harold Rosegarten

Estelle Klein Rosegarten

Rita Honey Rosegarten

Doreen Carol Rappaport

Rory Ian Rosegarten

David Andrew Rosegarten

Peter Adam Rosegarten