Robert Pollichino is a longtime Cablevision executive whose career focused primarily on sports management and finance. Robert is credited with being part of the team that conceived and launched Rainbow Programming Networks (Rainbow), the predecessor entity of AMC Networks and, after serving in a finance role, was named the General Manager of Sports Channel New York, a division of Rainbow. Sports Channel became a leader in the Regional Sports Network (RSN) business and as the RSN business grew and acquired other RSN’s, Cablevision expanded as Prime Sports Channel Networks (PSN) – the first national competitor to ESPN. Robert served as GM until the company was sold to Fox Sports Network. In 1990, Robert was selected to take control of the finance and technology aspects of Madison Square Garden. He was later named Chief Financial Officer and The Madison Square Garden Company went public in February 2010.
Connection to Liver Disease
Robert became involved with ALF in 1994 after his wife, Gina, was diagnosed with acute Hepatitis C. She lived with the disease for 20 years before being cured in 2014. He has been involved at the local and national level and was elected to the National Board in 2021 and now Chair’s the Finance Committee.
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