Joseph Colombo (1923-1978) became boss of the Profaci crime family. Assassinated in 1978.
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Carmine Sessa, The Colombo Crime Family // Consigliere & Snitch.

Carmine Sessa, The Colombo Crime Family // Consigliere & Snitch.

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Thomas 'Tommy Shots' Gioeli, The Colombo Crime Family // Street Boss.

Thomas 'Tommy Shots' Gioeli, The Colombo Crime Family // Street Boss.

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Former underboss of the Gambino crime family, Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, is mainly known for helping bring down John Gotti and becoming an FBI informant. Gravano was originally a mobster for the Colombo crime family and later the Gambinos as he was involved in the plot to murder Gambino boss Paul Castellano. After Castellano's death, Gotti elected Gravano to underboss where he would remain until becoming a government witness. Gravano is still alive today and his testimony has…

Former underboss of the Gambino crime family, Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, is mainly known for helping bring down John Gotti and becoming an FBI informant. Gravano was originally a mobster for the Colombo crime family and later the Gambinos as he was involved in the plot to murder Gambino boss Paul Castellano. After Castellano's death, Gotti elected Gravano to underboss where he would remain until becoming a government witness. Gravano is still alive today and his testimony has…

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Joseph "Joe Yac" Yacovelli (Born 1929) was the consigliere of the Colombo crime family from 1963 until 1972 and after the shooting of Joseph Colombo briefly held the position of acting boss.  Yacovelli was born in little Italy in 1929 and his family is from Veneto, Italy the same region as Gambino crime family underboss Aniello Dellacroce. At a young age he started his criminal path as a thief and burglar before joining the Profaci crime Family. In 1963 Joseph Magliocco died and the…

Joseph "Joe Yac" Yacovelli (Born 1929) was the consigliere of the Colombo crime family from 1963 until 1972 and after the shooting of Joseph Colombo briefly held the position of acting boss. Yacovelli was born in little Italy in 1929 and his family is from Veneto, Italy the same region as Gambino crime family underboss Aniello Dellacroce. At a young age he started his criminal path as a thief and burglar before joining the Profaci crime Family. In 1963 Joseph Magliocco died and the…

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William Cutolo, also known as "Billy Fingers" and "Wild Bill", was a Brooklyn mobster in the Colombo crime family

William Cutolo, also known as "Billy Fingers" and "Wild Bill", was a Brooklyn mobster in the Colombo crime family

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Joe Profaci, founder of the Profaci (later Colombo) crime family (one of the "Five Families" in New York)

Joe Profaci, founder of the Profaci (later Colombo) crime family (one of the "Five Families" in New York)

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Nicholas “Nicky” Rizzo (Born 1927) is a soldier in the Colombo Crime Family. According to mob expert Jerry Capeci, Rizzo is a feared and respected mobster in the Colombo Crime Family, who became a millionaire from legit and not so legit sources and enjoyed a lengthy career in the mob while staying out of the limelight. In addition to his thriving loanshark business, Rizzo has been a pretty successful venture capitalist over the years. He has owned a gas station, used car lot, a pizza parlor…

Nicholas “Nicky” Rizzo (Born 1927) is a soldier in the Colombo Crime Family. According to mob expert Jerry Capeci, Rizzo is a feared and respected mobster in the Colombo Crime Family, who became a millionaire from legit and not so legit sources and enjoyed a lengthy career in the mob while staying out of the limelight. In addition to his thriving loanshark business, Rizzo has been a pretty successful venture capitalist over the years. He has owned a gas station, used car lot, a pizza parlor…

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