130 years is a long time, and we’ve come a long way from our first storefront on Front Street. Though we weren’t always able to document all of our work and history, here you’ll find a small representation what we did document. You’ll also find some of our earliest work for companies like American Express in the 1970’s, a relationship we’re proud to have maintained for almost four decades, and which is still going strong.

John Gallin
The Founder and First President

Served as president between 1886-1912
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The First Store Front
252 Front Street

Shortly after its founding in 1886, John Gallin & Son was able to open its first office in a storefront in lower Manhattan and enjoy the ‘luxury’ of a new, horse-drawn wagon for its business.

Horse & Carriage

John Gallin & Son's first means of transportation

William L.H. Gallin
2nd President

Served as president between 1912-1953
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Iona School Journal ad

Reads:
"John Gallin & Son
(Incorporated)
252 Front Street New York
Mason Work - Plastering
Repairing Our Specialty"

Happy Memories on the Diamond T

Tom & Jack
September 23rd, 1930

Young Apprentices

Bill Gallin, Charly, Otto & Eugene Ziegler

Dunham & Company

345 Broadway

An Office move:
79 John Street

John Gallin & Son's office moves from it's Store Front location on 252 Front Street to it's new location on 79 John Street.

India House Kitchen

Hanover-Square

United Charities Property

297 4th Avenue

William HJ Gallin
3rd President

Served as president between 1953-1969
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New York Trust Co.

205 East 42nd Street

St. Cecelia's Rectory

1955 St. Cecelia's Rectory, 25 East 105th Street

An Office move:
110 Fulton Street

John Gallin & Son's office moves to it's new location on 110 Fulton Street, which is just a three minute walk from the previous office location on 79 John Street.

Alice Gallin Retires board of directors

December 31, 1956
Alice has been secretary and a director continuously since 1920

Holy Name Society

Polo-Grounds, Pope Pius XII 80th birthday, Cardinal Spellman presides

Graybar Building

420 Lexington Avenue

Silver Jubilee

25th Anniversary celebration of
Francis Cardinal Spellman
consecration as a bishop.
The huge alter- 48 feet high, the largest Field Mass ever constructed.
Yankee Stadium - September 7, 1957

Air France

Passenger Terminal Idlewild International Airport – later named JFK Airport

Liberty & William Corp.

1 Liberty Street

Sears Roebuck & Co.

360 West 31st Street

Alitalia Airlines

JFK Airport

New York Port Authority Building

111 Eighth Avenue

Morgan Stanley

2 Wall Street

Continental Bank

The Chartered Companies Building – 76 William Street

Chemical Bank NY Trust Co.

275 Madison Avenue

National Council of the Churches of Christ

637 West 125th Street

Bank of Tokyo Trust

100 Broadway 14th floor

An Office move:
40 Gold Street

John Gallin & Son's office moves to it's new location on 40 Gold Street, which is just a two minute walk from the previous office location on 110 Fulton Street.

Air France

Passenger Terminal Idlewild Internat'l Airport

Pakistan International Airlines

608 Fifth Avenue

Bank of Tokyo Trust Co.

320 Fifth Ave

Casita Maria

928 Simpson Street

306 East 61st Street Corp

J. Miller Salons

730 Fifth Avenue

Isbrandtsen Co., Inc.

28 Broadway

Elliot Industries

281 Madison Ave

Academy of Sacred Heart
of Mary

530 West 215th Street

Air India

Passenger Terminal, Idlewild International Airport

Czarnikow-Rionda Co.

120 Wall Street

N.Y.S.A Medical Center

5 Broadway

American Savings Bank

2852 Broadway

City University of New York

33 West 42nd Street

The Swiss Center

608 5th Avenue

Mario Buccellati, Inc.

St.Regis Hotel, 703 Fifth Avenue

Bank of Tokyo Trust Company

49th Street & Park Avenue

Chemical Bank of New York Trust Co.

130 William Street

Serial Federal savings Bank

99 Church Street

Dormitory Authority of the State of N.Y.

33 West 42nd Street

American Bureau of Shipping

65 Broadway, 45 & 20 Broad Street

Dun & Bradstreet Group

99 Church Street

Manhattan Savings Bank

385 Madison Avenue

Crum & Forster

110 William Street, 7th floor

Brown Brothers & Harriman & Co.

59 Wall Street

John Gallin & Son
Brooklyn Shop

142-144 8th Street, Brooklyn NY

Air France Ticket Office

683 Fifth Avenue

Air France

683 5th Avenue

Thomas P. Gallin
4th President

Served as president between 1969-1986
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D.A.S.N.Y.

41 East 42nd Street

Englehard Minerals

Englehard Minerals

The Seamen Bank for Savings

25 Pine Street

Cities Service Company

60 Wall Street

Algemene Bank Nederland NY

Waldorf Astoria

Museum of Modern Art

11 West 53rd Street

International Basic Economy Corp.

1271 Avenue of the Americas

Gubelin Jewelers

745 Fifth Ave

Seamen's Bank for Savings

666 Fifth Ave

Swissair

J.F.K. International Airport

Dollar Savings Bank

85 Pondfiled Road, Bronxville

Chase Manhattan Bank

WTC

Dollar Savings Bank

Bronxville, NY

Conde Nast

350 Madison Ave

Harlem Savings Bank

666 Third Avenue

Bankers Federal Savings & Loan Assoc.

156-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing, Queens

Manhattan Savings Bank

99 Park Avenue

Ninth Federal Savings

730 Third Avenue

Chase Manhattan-Savings Bank Grand Central Station

Grand Central Station

The Dime Savings Bank of NY

589 Fifth Avenue

Empire Savings Bank

1407 Broadway

American Savings Bank

961 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY

Constitution Reinsurance

110 William Street

Credit Lyonnais

95 Wall Street

Barclays Bank of New York

630 Fifth Avenue

Engelhard Minerals and
Chemicals Corp.

1221 Avenue of the Americas

Swiss Bank Corporation

4 World Trade Center

Standard Chartered Bank

160 Water Street

Hongkong & Shanghai
Banking Corporation

5 World Trade Center

Manhattan Savings Bank

16 Chatham Square. 1967- 1988 Various Locations

Ferragamo International

717 Fifth Avenue

Swiss Bank

4 World Trade Center 1968-1982

American Express

65 Broadway

American Savings Bank

961 Kings Highway

T. Anthony LTD

480 Park Avenue

Dime Savings Bank

587 Fifth Ave, 7th Floor

Royal Bank and Trust Company

76 Williams street

Morris Decision Systems, Inc.

70 Pine Street

Reuters

1700 Broadway

Barclays Bank of NY

350 Broadway Jericho
*Various Locations 1975 - 1988

International Management Corp.

20 22 east 71 street

Aquascutum of London

680 5th Avenue

Deloitte Haskins & Sells

1 World Trade Center

Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood

140 Broadway

farrmann and company

2 World Trade Center

Union Oil co. of California

30 Rockefeller Plaza

Phibro Salomon

1221 Sixth Avenue

Morgan Guarantee Trust & Co

20 Pine Street

Fuji Bank & Trust

1 World Trade Center

White & Case

11556th Avenue

First Boston Corp

2 World Trade Center

John C. Gallin
5th President

Served as president between 1986-2000
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Three Generations of Presidents

Three generations of Gallins, each of which in their time served as president of John Gallin & Son. John C. Gallin, current president: William H.J. Gallin, third president and grandson of the founder and Thomas P. Gallin, past president and currently chairman of the board.

100th Anniversary Party

More than 300 clients and friends of the company helped celebrate its centennial at a formal dinner party on the “Duchess” as it appropriately cruised around the Manhattan skyline.

H. Stern Jewelers

645 Fifth Ave
John R. Kubasek & Assoc. Inc.

J.W. Seligman inc.

1 Bankers Trust Place

Rheem Manufacturing co.

350 Park Avenue

Airbus Industries

630 Fifth Avenue

CT Corporation System

1633 Broadway

Guy Carpenter & Co.

2 World Trade Center

Capital Markets Corp.

335 Madison Avenue, 14th Floor

Philipp Brothers

1221 Avenue of the Americas

CitiBank

Carnegie Park

Bessemer Trust Company

630 Fifth Avenue

Davis Polk & Wardell

1 Chase Plaza

The Federal Farms Credit Banks

10 Exchange Place, Jersey City

Federal Farm Credit Banks

90 William Street

First Federal Savings Bank & Loan

Content

Cedel

One World Trade Center

Simint Fashion Corp.

650 Fifth Avenue

Moody's Investors Service

99 Church Street

Rio Doce America

114 West 47th St

Gas Energy Inc.

Content

Heidrick & Struggles

245 Park Avenue

The United States Trust Company of New York

111 Broadway

Warren, Gorham & Lamont

395-Hudson-Street

Schonfeld Securities

650 Madison Avenue

Cushman & Wakefield

51 West 52nd Street

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

437 Madison Avenue

Rockefeller Group Business Centers, Inc.

48 Wall Street

Ann Taylor

7 Times Square SEE JOB PICTURES

Mark Varian
6th President

Served as president between 2000-2015
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An Office Move:
102 Madison Avenue

John Gallin & Son's office moves from 40 Gold Street, where it resided for 40 years, to it's new location on 102 Madison Avenue.
102 Madison Avenue is John Gallin & Son's current office.

Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Happy Holidays from our family to yours"

Converium Reinsurerance (North-America) Inc.

One Centerbury Green, Stamford, CT

Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Happy Holidays from our family to yours"

Unilever Bestfoods North America

800 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

John Gallin & Son Day in NYC

Mark Gallin, the 6th president of John Gallin & Son, accepts Mayoral Proclamation John Gallin & Son Day in celebration of the firm’s 116th anniversary of its founding. Presenting the proclamation (right) is Robert Walsh, NYC Commissioner of Business Services.

Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Happy Holidays from our family to yours"

Joe's Coffee

Maxcor Euro Brokers

Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Happy Holidays from our family to yours"

DF King

EOS Partners

First Financial

The Four Partners

From Left to right: Thomas Gallin Jr., Mark Varian, Christopher Gallin, Michael Gallin.

Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Happy Holidays from our family to yours"

Northern Trust

70 East 55th Street – 5th Floor
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120th Celebrations Invitation

Inside:
"Please join John Gallin & Son as we celebrate our 120th birthday
June 6, 2006
6pm - 10pm
Tribeca Rooftop
2 Debrosses Street, New York, NY"

CUNY

230 West 41st Street
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"For over 120 years and through four generations
The John Gallin & Son Family

Advance Magazine Publishers, Inc.

1140 Broadway

Nespresso

761 Madison Avenue
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Royal Bank of Canada

Wachovia

375 Park Avenue
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Happy Holidays from our family to yours"

Sire Management

GE Monogram

150 East 58th Street, 10th Floor
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Panthera

8 West 40th Street, 18th Floor
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Happy Holidays from our family to yours"

IPsoft

17 State Street
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Cinven

Mercy Corps Action Center

6 River Terrace, Street level
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"John Gallin & Son delivers to you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year"

Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"The John Gallin & Son Family wishes that peace and joy find their way to your door this holiday season"

Creation Bauman

979 Third Avenue
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Sushi Teria

601 Lexington Avenue – Concourse Level
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"The John Gallin & Son family wishes to share 125 years of Christmas memories with you and your family"

Sailthru

160 Varick Street – 12th Floor
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Banco Bradesco

450 Park Ave – 32nd & 33rd Floors
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Acotel / Flycell

80 Pine Street – 29th Floor
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Hall Capital

850 Third Avenue – 19th Floor
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Havas Worldwide

200 Hudson Street
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IFAC

529 Fifth Avenue – Floors 5 & 6
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Michael Page International

450 Lexington Avenue – 28th & 31st Floors
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Fremantle Media

435 Hudson Street – 4th Floor
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LK Bennett

595 Madison Avenue – 13th Floor
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Fidessa

17 State Street – 41st Floor
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"As we follow the path into the New Year We wish you the Happiest of Holidays"

Auratic

41 Madison Avenue – 14th Floor
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LGT Capital

1133 Avenue of the Americas – 30th Floor
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Collection XIIX

1370 Broadway
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50 UN Plaza Sales Office

866 United Nations Plaza
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Arnold

205 Hudson Street
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Steptoe & Johnson

1114 Avenue of the Americas – 35th Fl
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American Express

200 Vesey Street – 26th Floor
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Congregation Habonim

101 West End Ave. 1st & 2nd Floors
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Spotify – Phase I

620 Avenue of the Americas
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Clear Channel Media

32 Avenue of the Americas
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CDG Financial

650 Fifth Avenue – 20th Floor
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"Delivering holiday wishes for over 128 years!"

Country Bank

655 Third Avenue
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Christopher Gallin
7th President

Serves as our current president
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Florense

150 East 58th Street, 3rd Floor
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Warner Music Group

1633 Broadway | Floors: 2,4,6,7,8,9,10,11
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Mudrick Capital

527 Madison Ave 6th Floor
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Spotify – Phase II

620 Avenue of the Americas
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JM Kaplan Fund

71 West 23rd Street, 9th Floor
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Audax

320 Park Avenue, 19th floor
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Salon Ziba

50 West 57th Street, 2nd floor
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Cosentino

150 East 58th Street
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Gallin Christmas card

Inside:
"As we get ready to celebrate our 130th anniversary, we wish you the Happiest of Holidays"

Third Bridge

1411 Broadway - 31st Floor
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Brunello Cucinelli

689 5th Avenue
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Midtown Financial Firm

Midtown
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Wildenstein

689 5th Avenue
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2 Ganzevoort Lobby

2 Ganzevoort Lobby
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Brunello Cucinelli Terrace

689 5th Avenue
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One Park Avenue Lobby

One Park Avenue Lobby
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Scorpio

150 East 58th Street 11th & 12th Floors
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Rudin Lobby

211 East 68th Street
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New Visions

Chuck Jones' original drawing of the Road Runner is moved to it's new home, once again under Gallin's gentle care. Our very own Al Giannone is in charge of the whole process.

Pegasus

850 Third Avenue
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Volt

1133 6th Avenue
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TMC Bonds

850 Third Ave, 9th floor
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Havas Lobby

200 Hudson Street
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Shushi Ginza Onodera

461 5th Avenue
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130th Anniversary Gala

On September 22, we celebrated alongside 400 friends and family at the historic building of the NYC Public Library on 42nd Street.
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Gallin Christmas Card

Inside:
"As we wrap up celebrating our 130th anniversary we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year"

Artistic Tile

150 E 58th Street, 9th Floor
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RPA

1 Whitehall, 16th Floor
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Movable Ink

5 Bryant Park, 9th Floor
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Midtown Real Estate Firm

Midtown
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New Visions for Public Schools

205 East 42nd Street, 4th Floor
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SYPartners

395 Hudson Street 8th Floor
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