amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Vincent A. Roberti


Joined the amfAR board in September 2006. Serves on finance and budget and investment committees and chairs fund development committee. Since 2000, he has served in a leadership capacity for amfAR’s extraordinarily successful Cinema Against AIDS Cannes.

Mr. Roberti is the Chief Executive Officer of Palisades Media Corporation and its subsidiaries, as well as the Managing Director of Palisades Media Asset Funds. He is also a Managing Director of VARII, LLC, and the Chairman of Roberti+White, LLC. Both are global entertainment, political, telecommunications, and government relations consulting companies. He was an executive producer of the Whitney Biennial award-winning documentary Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry. In October 2004, Variety named him as a “top ten” emerging leader in the independent film industry. In May 2010, GQ Magazine named Mr. Roberti one of the top five most influential power brokers in Washington, D.C.

In addition to serving on amfAR’s board, Mr. Roberti has served on the boards of the

Catholic Alliance for the Common Good, Sacred Heart University, the Empire State College Foundation (SUNY), the Blue Tiger Democrats, and was a founding board member and former Chairman of the Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding. He served four consecutive terms in the Connecticut House of Representatives and was one of the youngest individuals ever elected to a state legislature. Currently, he is a member of the Democratic Senatorial-Campaign Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Speakers Cabinet. Since 2006, he has acted as an advisor for more than 150 House and Senate races.

Chief Executive Officer, Palisades Media Corporation of New York City and Chairman of Roberti+White of Washington,

D.C. He has three children and divides his time among his residences in New York City, Washington, D.C., and his Litchfield County, CT, farm.