About the Guild


The Ridgewood Guild is an exciting, organization dedicated to the revitalizing the Village of Ridgewood. Founded in February 2010, our Board is made up of a group of high energy, extremely motivated business owners and residents, like yourselves, who care about our Central Business District. With our membership growing each year, 30% of our membership consists of residents. We’d love for you to join us!

Becoming a Guild Member doesn’t just give you access to great deals, you’ll also be supporting the community, and promoting your business through the combined efforts of our whole village, 

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The Ridgewood Guild - 501(c)(6)

The Ridgewood Guild is a nonprofit organized as a 501(c)(6) under the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

Contributions or gifts to The Ridgewood Guild are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. The purpose of The Ridgewood Guild is to promote business, increase sales and benefit the Ridgewood, NJ community as a whole.

Board of Directors

Our board is made up of a group of high-energy, hard working individuals who plan to make a difference. We have no rent, overhead, or salaries to pay, so our annual dues are minimal. This gives us the opportunity to give back to the community via a carefully planned out series of events, fundraisers and marketing strategies.



Trish Manzo

Vice President

Monica Alganaraz

Columbia Bank


Don Delzio


Nikki Manx

Executive Director

Tony Damiano


Paul Markosian

Markosian Fine Jewelry

Tess Giuliani

Tess Giuliani Designs

RJ Konner


Tina Setia


Zigi Putnins

Zigi Putnins Photography

Lisa Plasse

From the Top Music Studio

Nienna Jerdee


Justine Boone

Treat Me Sweet Cookies

Rahul Bhatia


David Ciccolella


Valerie Giarusso

Blue Mercury

Previous President

Max Viola

Pearl Restaurant

Advisory Directors

Dotti Fucito

Clancy Productions

Lynne Clements

Corporate Family Resources

Jack Panico

Panico Hair Salon

Linda Aktar

Coldwell Banker Realty


Community Alliance Program

Help out the Ridgewood Guild by participating in the Community Alliance Program offered by Blue Foundry Bank.

Head over to your local branch and let them know you would like them to make a quarterly donation to Ridgewood Guild when you open one of these types of accounts:

  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Individual Retirement Accounts
  • Checking Accounts
  • Savings Accounts
  • Money Market Accounts
  • Premium Checking Accounts

Already have a Blue Foundry Bank Account?

Just let your bank manager know that you would like to participate in the program by having the bank make a quarterly donation to the Ridgewood Guild.

Join the Ridgewood Guild

Become a Part of Your Community

Membership Benefits

Thank you for supporting the Ridgewood Guild and all we do to fulfill our mission:
To embellish and protect our downtown in the best way we can. To create an attractive landscape in which to draw visitors in order to strengthen our businesses.