The Official Site for I.A.M.&A.W. Local Lodge 754

Welcome to the official website of Local Lodge 754

Machinists proudly serving the Long Island Rail Road

Congratulations to Our Recent Retirees

Tom Tutaj and Joseph Szemes 

Local Lodge 754 Wishes You both a Happy and Healthy Retirement

Tom Tutaj

Machinist (Richmond Hill Yard)

12/18/1996 to 12/31/2021

25 Years

Joseph Szemes

Machinist (HMC Air Brake Shop)

01/24/2001 to 03/01/2022

21 Yrs.

MTA COVID-19 Employee Resource Center


Railroad Retirement Board Closes Field Offices to Public  

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority Defined Benefit Pension Plan (MTA DB) provisions requiring a member to file their retirement application at least 30 days in advance of retirement, will be waived for the period April 16, 2020 through May 16, 2020.

Check Back periodically after 5/16/2020 to see if the 30-Day Filing Requirement is Extended.


Important Information 

 COVID-19 Death Benefit Beneficiary 

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Official Homepage of Local Lodge 754

  I.A.M. & A.W. Local Lodge 754

P.O. Box  23

Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-0023

Executive Board Members
To contact by email, click on delegates name

Local Lodge Chairman- William Hunt
President- David Negus
Vice President- Nick Gingola

Secretary-Treasurer- Eric Jimenez
Recording Secretary- Robert Prybyzerski
Trustee- Jeffrey Liuzzi
Trustee- Shawn Bentley
Trustee- William Ramos
Conductor Sentinel- Scott Aldous

Local Lodge 754

2021 Retirees

Members of Local Lodge 754 wish you all a Happy and Healthy Retirement 


Rocco Brigante

Machinist Outlying Points East 


24 Years

John Maier

Machinist Morris Park


13 Years

George White

Machinist HMC Air Brake

1/24/2001- 9/30/2021

20 years

Robert Hanken

Machinist HMC Wheel Shop

7/23/2003 - 9/30/2021

18 Years

Ralph Schulze

Machinist HMC Air Brake


25 Years

Paul Karlson

Machinist HMC Air Brake


15 Years

John Shaw

Machinist HMC Machine Shop

7/23/2003 - 7/30/2021

18 Years

Stephen Macana


HMC Wheel Shop 

1/2/1991 - 7/1/2021

30 Years

Gary Smith

Machinist HMC Air Brake

1/24/2001 - 7/1/2021

20 Years

Mark Mowery

Machinist HMC Wheel Shop

3/17/2000 - 5/31/2021

21 Years

Evelyn Calcaterra

Machinist Oil Lab

3/7/2001 - 5/312021

20 Years

William Weyer

Machinist Outlying Points East

3/17/1999 - 5/31/2021

22 Years

Frank Cervo HMC Compressor/Air Brake

Machinist 2/20/2008 - 5/31/21

13 Years

Oscar Valle

01/02/1991 - 01/31/2021

Machinist HMC Air Brake

30 Years

Randy Woods

Fireman & Oiler: 12/05/1990 - 06/24/1992 

HMC Air Brake

Machinist: 06/24/1992 - 01/31/2021 

30 Years

Local Lodge 754

2020 Retirees

Members of Local Lodge 754 wish you all a Happy and Healthy Retirement 


Frank Rodriguez

6/14/95 - 6/30/2020

25 years

William Berryman

4/17/1999 - 7/31/2020

21 years


Robert Harms

7/21/1999 - 7/31/2020

21 years

Barrington "Barry" Young

4/23/1997 - 11/30/2020

23 Years

Tommy West

08/15/2007- 08/31/2020

13 Years

Local Lodge 754

2019 Retirees

Members of Local Lodge 754 wish you all a Happy and Healthy Retirement 


       Bobby Kollmer

John Bowcock

Local Lodge 754

2018 Retirees

Members of Local Lodge 754 wish you all a Happy and Healthy Retirement 


John Coppinger

Tony Saffioti

Tommy Radcliffe

Pat White

Kenny Prizzi

Keith Spiro

Robert Haughey

Roy Longhitano

We are Local Lodge 754 of the "International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers" serving the Long Island Rail Road From West Side Yard Manhattan to Montauk Point Long Island NY . We are currently 300 members strong. As we move into the 21st century we look to expand our membership well beyond that number. For information on how to join the I.A.M. click here: Join The I.A.M. 

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2019 R.J. McCarthy Fellowship Awards and Dinner Night

I.A.M. members joined in Washington DC to lobby for policies that benefit working people/families.Local Lodge 754 sent their Vice President Richie Torres and Trustee Jeff Liuzzi to the Conference to do just that. While on the Hill, Richie and Jeff met with Rep. Peter King, Rep. Lee Zeldin and also met with Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer and discussed issues that concern us all here.  .  

Sen. Cory Booker

Rep. Tim Ryan

Sen. Bernie Sanders

Rep. Seth Moulton

Richard Torres, Rep. Lee Zeldin and Jeffrey Liuzzi

Jeffrey Liuzzi, Richard Torres, Rep. Peter King and Gary Naylor

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

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Leadership Training provided by DL19 Training Dept.

Local Lodge 754 Officers and Delegates recieved leadership training from DL19  Educator Andrew Sandberg.

Training was done here at home on April 24 and 25, 2018

  Sitting from left to right:  Lou Percoco, Richard Sharp, Jeff Liuzzi, Oscar Valle, James Michels, Shawn Bentley, Al Vellota. 

Standing from left to right: Andrew Sandberg (DL19 Educator), Joe Menechino, Billy Hunt, Richard Torres, Gerald Meigel, Matt Kalwiss, Robert Prybyzerski, Tom Eng, Emilio Albanese.

Rear Standing left to Right: Gary Naylor (General Chairman DL19), Dave Negus, Scott Aldous, Andy Amato , Eric Jimenez.