Marc Zaransky Memorial

In 1982 as a college sophomore Marc along with fifteen other like-minded undergraduates set out to reestablish Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity at the University at Buffalo. Marc became Master and the newly chartered Upsilon Beta Chapter would thrive under Marc’s leadership and achieve great success in the years to come.

Marc was extremely bright, athletic, outgoing, and had a wonderful sense of humor. On February 15, 2023 Marc passed away. He will be missed by his family, friends, and of course his AEPi brothers.

We would like to take the opportunity for friends and the AEPi brotherhood to remember Marc by joining together for a night of memories on June 8 2023. Please see details below regarding place and time, as well as how to make a tax-deductible donation. All donations will be used to set up an annual AEPi scholarship in Marc’s name through the AEPi Foundation.

Help us in our efforts to establish the Marc Zaransky Memorial Scholarship. For each $100 ticket sold, $65 goes towards our scholarship goal. Additional charitable donations can also be made. Anyone who may find the event registration price to be cost prohibitive, please contact Zach at [email protected]. A generous donor has offered to sponsor a portion of the tickets so that any interested Brother can attend and participate.

Fraternally yours,

David Heller, Larry Kramer, Jon Polesuk


Event Information

When: June 8, 2023 7:00-10:00pm
Where: Blondies Sports Upper West Side (212 W. 79th Street in New York, NY)
Why: Honoring the Memory of Upsilon Beta Founding Father and Founding Master Marc Zaransky
Who: Upsilon Beta Brothers Only due to limited space
How: $100.00/per person, includes all you can eat buffet, 1 drink ticket (advance payment only, no money will be collected at the door the night of the event)

If you have any season tickets, concert tickets, apparel, sports memorabilia, private jet access, a golf foursome at your club, etc. that you can offer for fundraising that would be fantastic, please email [email protected]larr[email protected], or [email protected]. We will have raffles for these donations to raise money.

If you have any photos or videos pertaining to Marc in school, AEPi, or University at Buffalo, please CLICK HERE to submit so we can show a montage at the event.


Memorial Wall

Adam Levit

You will be missed Z-man

David Heller

Thank you Marc, you are the reason AEPi UB was established in the 80's. Love and miss you every day. Never above, Never below, Alway beside. - David

Larry Kramer

Marc's efforts and ambitions were instrumental in founding the Upsilon Beta Chapter. He was kind, intelligent, and passionate. His legacy is the hundreds of lifelong friendships that we all share. I will be forever grateful for all he did. Thank you Z-Man!

raised of $10,000.00



Thank you to the donors

Anonymous: $173.00

May 28, 2023

Joel Goldman: $113.00

May 28, 2023

Brendon Weiss: $243.00

May 27, 2023

Lee Tessler: $119.00

May 25, 2023

abe heller: $65.00

May 25, 2023

Brad Nodiff: $320.00

May 24, 2023

Jeff Hecht: $173.00

May 24, 2023

Scott Antin: $70.00

May 24, 2023

David Salav: $65.00

May 22, 2023

Evan Bauer: $180.00

May 22, 2023

Jon Taubes: $142.00

May 21, 2023

Jeremy Dallow: $173.00

May 21, 2023

Peter Bronstein: $70.00

May 21, 2023

Jeffrey Melnick: $178.00

May 20, 2023

Steve Tabb: $178.00

May 19, 2023

Bruce Sontag: $320.00

May 18, 2023


May 17, 2023

Bruce Kaufman: $65.00

May 15, 2023

Bill Warshowsky: $113.00

May 14, 2023

Michael Mehr: $65.00

May 13, 2023

Stuart Heiss: $95.00

May 12, 2023


May 12, 2023

Anonymous: $70.00

May 12, 2023

Adam Levit: $315.00

May 11, 2023

Mark Sambursky: $173.00

May 10, 2023

David Heller: $565.00

May 9, 2023

David Abrams: $113.00

May 9, 2023

Gary Weinman: $65.00

May 9, 2023

Mark Wachtel: $70.00

May 9, 2023

Todd Streichler: $173.00

May 8, 2023

Larry Bauman: $123.00

May 8, 2023

David Katzen: $70.00

May 8, 2023

Anonymous: $180.00

May 6, 2023

Jon Polesuk: $250.00

May 6, 2023

Scott Gerard: $142.00

May 5, 2023

Larry Kramer: $70.00

May 3, 2023

Jon Polesuk: $70.00

May 3, 2023