Steve Acunto


Mr. Acunto is Founder and Chairman of CINN Group, Inc. and its related media and insurance services companies.  He is Managing Director of the Insurance Federation of New York, Inc.; Trustee, John Cabot University of Rome, Trustee, the College of Mount St. Vincent, and Chancellor; Consular Corps College in Washington.  He served as Hon. Vice Consul for Italy in New York from 2002 – 2017.


B.A. and M.A. degrees in classical philology from New York University

In 2017, he was elected Vice-Chairman of the Council of Governing Boards, Inc. comprised of the trustees of New York’s 100 independent colleges and universities. Mr. Acunto served as Hon. Vice-Consul, Republic of Italy, from 2002 to 2017. In 2003, he was awarded the title Commendatore, Order of Merit, Republic of Italy. In 2010, he received the Star of Italy for his work during the earthquake relief effort in L’Aquila.

He is Chairman of the American Society of Friends of La Scala Opera Mr. Acunto holds his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Classical Philology from New York University. He resides in Greenwich CT.