John J. Roe III has been named president of the Patchogue Business Improvement District. He served as the first president of the group more than 20 years ago. The Bellport resident is a partner with Roe Taroff Taitz & Portman in Bohemia, where he practices in estate planning, business and real estate matters. He recently stepped down as village justice in Bellport Village, where he lives.


Nick G. Benedetto, of Rockville Centre, has joined TD Bank as commercial portfolio manager in the middle market lending group in Melville. He previously worked at JPMorgan in Manhattan as an investment banking analyst.

Amanda Zyta has joined accounting firm MayerMeinberg's Syosset office as marketing associate. The Syosset resident previously interned at Chanel and NBC Universal, both in Manhattan.


Winifred Mack has been promoted to eastern regional executive director of North Shore-LIJ Health System, overseeing Franklin, Huntington, Plainview, Southside and Syosset hospitals. The Bayville resident was the executive director of Southside Hospital in Bay Shore.

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