The Marcellino brand was founded on Joseph’s quest for perfection and excellence in his art of classic bridle leather briefcase making. He is a Master Leather Craftsman that built his reputation making bespoke briefcases for lawyers, professionals and celebrity clients around the world. He is known for his classic New York style of briefcase making and signature hardware.
Mr. Fertitta, the billionaire owner of Landry’s inc personally came down to the Marcellino workshop to evaluate their leathercraft goods for a retail partnership. After a lengthy negotiation process, first in Huntington, NY, then at the Golden Nugget Hotel in Atlantic City and finally at the Landry’s corporate headquarters in Houston Texas, the Joseph was able to successfully negotiate a major deal with Landry’s to carry his leather goods at many of their hotels and resorts across the country.
The evaluation and negotiations were filmed on the business TV show from CNBC – Billion Dollar Buyer