John Costantino Passes Away on 6 February 2023
John Costantino is a lawyer and accountant who specializes in healthcare law. Additionally, he provides clients with estate and tax planning services.
He is a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Washington University, with research focused on primary prevention of child maltreatment and autism. Additionally, he serves as director of State Street Bank and on the Advisory Board for IDDiR Research Center.
Early Life and Education
John Costantino was born and raised in San Diego, California and attended San Diego High School before enlisting in the U.S. Navy as a naval officer.
He served as an intelligence officer aboard various ships during the 1st Gulf War, Persian Gulf and Suez Canal until 1998 when his obligations were fulfilled.
Early childhood education, an expansive field encompassing birth to age eight, can have a profound effect on individuals’ futures and the social and economic wellbeing of entire communities.
Though child care and early education have traditionally existed separately, there is now growing interest in combining them. This trend is driven by research which suggests that early learning experiences lead to improved school performance, emotional/social well-being, fewer grade retentions and decreased juvenile delinquency rates.
He dedicated 40 years to TRW, a world-renowned aerospace and marine engineering company. As his loyal coworker, he was always up for an adventure.
Costantino Rocca was an accomplished golfer, with five European Tour wins and a second-place finish in the 1995 Open Championship. Nowadays he runs his own golf academy in Switzerland called Costantino Rocca Golf Academy.
Costantino is a successful professional, but he also serves as father and husband to his beautiful wife Barbara. Together they reside in New York City with two married children and five grandchildren.
Costantino loves spending his free time at the beach and golfing. He also takes time out of work to travel and cheer for his favorite teams, the Oklahoma Sooners and Minnesota Vikings.
Achievements and Honors
John Costantino earned many accolades throughout his long and illustrious career. He also founded the Fordham Club Football Association and served on the Fordham Board of Trustee emeriti. Additionally, John spearheaded efforts to raise standards in Fordham football office challenges – an accomplishment which will serve as a model for other colleges and universities for years to come.
He was a self-described philanthropist and dedicated father to his four children. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends, especially his grandchildren. Most important in his life was his unwavering love for Barbara Costantino and their twin sons. To honor his memory, please donate to any charity of your choice such as St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
John Costantino was a loving husband and father who always put his family first. Additionally, he had an innate knack for repair work, as well as enjoying building things.
He was an active member of Crafton Heights Church of Saint Philip and an engaged citizen in his community.
In addition to his business ventures, he is active in his church and loves spending time with his family. He was an exemplary individual and will be greatly missed by those close to him.
Constantino recently completed a six-month sentence at Dedham House of Correction for an unrelated crime. Although he could have withdrawn his plea, he chose instead to serve his time.
John Costantino is a CPA and director at Greenhill & Co Inc. As of 6 February 2023, John owned over 144,185 units of GHL stock worth $2,121,455.
As President of Greenhill & Co Inc, he earns $2,318,940 annually. As of February 6, 2023, he traded 35,562 units of GHL stock every 135 days on average.
He began as a football player and place-kicker for Helias High School, before developing an interest in golf.
He suffered from gambling addiction and lost millions of dollars. Reports state he gambled away USD 1.65 million in one incident alone. Despite his losses, he continued to donate money to charity.