About Us

The City Island Chamber of Commerce was established over 100 years ago as the Board of Trade. The Chamber represents the businesses of the Island, from its well-known restaurants and antique stores to fishing boats and real estate offices. The Chamber acts as a liaison to government and other organizations and works to enhance the businesses of City Island and its residents.

Board of Directors

Gerard S. Giacco


Lickety Split

Paul Klein

Vice President

Kaleidoscope Gallery

Anthony Roccamo


DiMaggio & Roccamo Accountants

Janie Blanks


EXP Realty

Maria Caruso

Head of Tourism

Bistro SK

Cathi Swett


C. Catherine Swett Esq.

Robert Carmody


City Island Realty One

What We Do


  • Represent and promote the area’s businesses.
  • Facilitate community pride and self-image to business prospects and newcomers
  • Work with elected officials to influence state and local legislation affecting business
  • Sponsor community events such as the Arts & Crafts Fair, the Halloween Parade, the Christmas Tree lighting, and the Monthly Seaside Trolley Tour
  • Act as a liaison with film and TV crews shooting on City Island

What You Gain

Advocacy – Business Assistance
Networking – Marketing
Publicity – Information – Clout