Leonard DiMaria

Born 1941

Leonard "Lenny" DiMaria, also known as "Fatso" and "the Conductor", is a New York mobster and Caporegime in the Gambino crime family. He is considered by law enforcement to be a close associate of Nicholas Corozzo and has served as his right-hand-man for almost 30 years.… Read More

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  • Call Girl Linked To Spitzer Knew Reputed Mob Affiliate
    NYTimes - Mar 29, 2008
  • Man Once Seen As Gotti's Chosen Successor Receives A 10 Year Prison Term
    NYTimes - Nov 04, 1997
  • Reputed Aide To Gotti Admits Racketeering
    NYTimes - Aug 23, 1997
  • F.B.I. Agent Runs A Brooklyn Club To Snare A Mafia Outfit
    NYTimes - Jan 24, 1997


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Leonard DiMaria.


1941 Birth Born in 1941.


1983 42 Years Old In the early 1980s, DiMaria became a soldier in the Gambino Crime family, along with his driver Thomas "Spade" Muschio, Age 24, who was incarcerated in 1983 to Raiford, Florida State Prison till his release in 1985, after the work release program he was then put on probation till 1988. … Read More
1985 44 Years Old In 1985, DiMaria, Corozzo, John Gotti, and other Gambino gangsters were indicted on racketeering charges in New York. … Read More


1991 50 Years Old After Gotti was sent to prison in 1991, DiMaria was promoted to caporegime of a crew in Queens.
1994 53 Years Old In 1994, his fellow captain and associate Nick Corozzo became a member of the Gambino family 'Ruling Panel', which was meant to run the family with John Gotti in prison. … Read More
1995 54 Years Old In 1995, DiMaria, and Gambino capos Ralph Davino, Jr. and Anthony Ruggiano, Jr., together with Anthony "Tony Pep" Trentacosta, started operating in Florida on behalf of Corozzo. … Read More
1996 55 Years Old On December 18, 1996, DiMaria was arrested at his home in Flatlands, Brooklyn on loansharking and racketeering charges in Florida. … Read More
1997 56 Years Old On November 3, 1997, DiMaria pleaded guilty to 15 New York charges, including racketeering, extortion and loansharking. and received a 10-year prison sentence, to be served in Cumberland, Maryland.
1998 57 Years Old In January 1998, DiMaria pleaded guilty to the Florida charges.


2005 64 Years Old Released from prison in 2005, DiMaria returned to running racketeering and loansharking operations in Queens, Brooklyn, and South Florida for Corozzo and John "Jackie Nose" D'Amico. … Read More
2008 67 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2008, DiMaria was indicted in Operation Old Bridge, a massive federal investigation of the Gambino family.
2012 71 Years Old DiMaria was incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution, Otisville. He was released from prison on August 31, 2012.
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