• About Top Notch Monogramming

    At the urging of his parents Annita and Giuseppe (1931-2006) and with their generous financial backing, Antonio (Tony) D'Aiuto established Top Notch Monogramming on August 31, 1992. At first, Top Notch Monogramming was located across the street from where Aladdin's Natural Eatery is currently serving on Schoen Place in Pittsford.


    Two years later, Top Notch Monogramming moved to 50 State Street in Northfield Commons at the East End of Schoen Place. As of October 19, 2020, TNM is back at 7 Schoen Place in Pittsford!


    Tony is the sole proprietor of Top Notch Monogramming and has been serving Pittsford, Rochester and Monroe County for 30 years!

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    The store front from a number of years ago

  • Top Notch owner Tony D'Aiuto

    Tony was born in Italy in the small village of Faeto within the province of Foggia which is part of the region of Puglia. Tony emigrated to the United States with his mother, father and sister in 1970, settling in Rochester, New York.


    Tony graduated from Greece Olympia High School in 1980 and received a BS in business administration from Nazareth College in Pittsford, NY in 1984. Coincidentally, Nazareth College is right around the corner from Top Notch Monogramming!


    Tony's hobbies and passions include reggae music, soccer, and being the owner and operator of Top Notch Monogramming. Tony is a huge fan of the US national soccer team and has traveled all over the world to watch them play over 75 times and counting. Being a lover of reggae music, Tony has incorporated some of the ideals of that musical genre within Top Notch monogramming, including the colors associated with reggae (red, gold and green), and also the lion mascot.

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