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Joey Massino

Joey MassinoAKA Joseph Charles Massino

Born: 10-Jan-1943
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bonanno Family Boss, 1991-2004

The first sitting mob boss to turn informer, in return for which his wife and mother were permitted to retain their homes and Massino his life. Most other assets were forfeit. Massino testified at the trial of Vincent Basciano for the 2011 murder of Randolph Pizzolo. It is not likely Massino will ever be released from prison.

Father: Anthony Massino
Mother: Adeline
Wife: Josephine Vitale (m. 1960, three daughters)

    High School: Grover Cleveland High School, Queens, NY (dropped out)

    Bonanno Crime Family Boss (1991-2004)
    Bonanno Crime Family Underboss (1987-91)
    Conspiracy to receive stolen goods (1975, charge dropped)
    Conspiracy to murder Anthony Indelicato (25-Mar-1982)
    Racketeering 1985 (convicted, sentenced to 10 years)
    Racketeering 9-Jan-2003 (eventually multiple counts, convicted)
    Murder of Dominick Napolitano in 1981 (9-Jan-2003, convicted)
    Italian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Diabetes

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