About 680 people attended this year's annual awards at the
Honored with the Women in Business title was
"Having the firm based in White Plains has enabled us to recruit highly skilled attorneys who live in the county, and take advantage of the cost of real estate to keep our cost structure low," Marcus said.
The final award of the night went to
"As a Westchester local business, we are as local as they come," said
DeCicco told the story of how the company grew from one store in 1984 in Pelham to the six total today in the county, plus one in Putnam County.
"We've made it our home," he said.
Before the awards, Westchester County Executive
"Westchester is a very smart place to do business," Astorino said. "We are the intellectual capital of America," crediting that to a high percentage of residents with advanced degrees, strong schools, excellent health care and low-crime rates.