From: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Inc.

Contact: Pat Smith / 212-843-8026 /

Julie Robinson / 212-843-9341 /


For Immediate Release




New York, NY, November 27, 2017 – The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Board of Directors and the Parade Affiliate Organizations have announced 13 distinguished Irish-Americans who will serve as Aides to Grand Marshal Loretta Brennan Glucksman for the 2018 parade.

Aides to the Grand Marshal are chosen annually by the Parade’s participating organizations in recognition of their outstanding service to the Irish-American Community of New York.  The selection of an Aide is acknowledgement of years of unselfish, dedicated and distinguished service to the New York and Irish communities and for their contribution to Irish faith, culture and heritage.

“The Board of Directors thanks the affiliate organizations for presenting us with such a dedicated and distinguished group of dedicated Irish Americans,” said Board Chairman John Lahey.  “They will join our Grand Marshal, Loretta Brennan Glucksman, in leading us past St. Patrick’s Cathedral and up Fifth Avenue on Saturday, March 17.”

The Aides to the Grand Marshal for the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade are:

New York County – Patrick McGettrick
Queen’s County – Virginia Carson Minardi
Bronx County – John Timoney
Kings County – Jerry McCabe
Westchester County – Allison Burke
Rockland County – Jim Russell
Nassau County – Richard O’Neill
Orange County – Keith Reynolds
Richmond County – Marty Crimmins
Suffolk County – Eugene Wynne
United Irish Counties – Katie Barrett
Grand Council of United Emerald Societies – Kathleen Cashin

Knights of St. Patrick – Robert Pederson. 

For further information about the Parade, please visit NYCStPatricksParade.Org or contact the Parade office at PO Box 295 Woodlawn Station, Bronx,, NY 10470, Telephone    718-231-4400.