Previously known as:
The Tony Soprano Crew
The Johnny Soprano Crew
Capo - Tony Soprano (Promoted)
Capo - Johnny Soprano (Deceased)
Soldier - Richard "Dickie" Moltisanti
Soldier - Fabian "Febby" Petrullio
Also known as:
The Junior Soprano Crew
Capo - Murf Lupo (Demoted/Retired)
Capo - Phillip Parisi (Deceased)
Capo - Junior Soprano (Promoted)
Soldier - Mickey Palmice (Deceased)
Soldier - Patsy Parisi (Deceased)
Soldier - Gigi Cestone (Deceased)
Previously known as:
The Aprile Crew
Capo - Gigi Cestone (Deceased)
Capo - Richie Aprile (Deceased)
Capo - Jackie Aprile (Deceased)
Tony decided to get rid Mikey Palmice in order to cut Junior's ability of attempting another hit on him. Mikey Palmice was killed after being chased down and shot by Chris and Paulie in the woods while he was out jogging.
Spoons was killed by Gigi Cestone in 2000, when Philly picked-up and drove Gigi home from the airport. Tony Soprano ordered the hit to silence rumors "Spoons" had been spreading that Tony had tried to smother Livia Soprano.
Jackie succumbed to cancer in 1999. A power struggle between Junior Soprano and his nephew Tony Soprano ensued.
Although it was never officially confirmed, Jimmy's odd behavior was enough for Tony and others to think he was wearing a wire. As such, Uncle Junior sanctioned a hit on Jimmy. Silvio and Chris carried out the hit.
Following the Mob Indictments of 1999 (along with Junior and "Larry Boy" Barese) Sasso was arrested at his home and charged.
Cousin of Tony Soprano, Blundetto was a growing force in the mob until the mid 1980s when he was arrested for an attempted hijacking and spent 17 years in prison
Despite his poor health and shortness of breath on exertion, Baccalieri Sr was able to overwhelm and kill the much younger Mustang Sally and his friend Carlos on a hit ordered by Gigi Cestone. However he died after losing control of his car and crashing into a telegraph pole while leaving the scene of his final hit.
Gigi was promoted to capo over the Aprile crew in 2000, following Richie Aprile's death. He was well-received by most of his new crew, but Ralph Cifaretto made his life difficult as he had wanted the promotion himself. The stress of putting his children through college and trying to control a resentful Ralphie, combined with constipation following Thanksgiving, induced a fatal heart attack while he was on the toilet.
Richie Aprile was murdered by his fiancee, Janice Soprano, after he punches her in the mouth. Tony orders Christopher and Furio dispose of the body at Satriale's, using the meat cutter and knives to dismember the body. The official reason Tony gives for his dissapearance is that Richie was an FBI Informant and went into the Witness Protection Program.
After Tony confirmed Pussy was a rat he had Pussy meet him on the pretense of checking out a new boat. Tony, Silvio and Paulie confronted their former friend once they got out to sea and got him to admit that he had informed on them. All three of them regretabally opened fire and killed him then bagged him up, weighed him down and threw him overboard.
Jackie and his friends attempted to rob a card game run by Eugene Pontecorvo. Once inside things went horribly awry - Jackie killed Sunshine the dealer while made man Furio Giunta was shot in the leg. Jackie, Jr. barely escaped with his life and then hid out in the projects and tried to get Tony to help him, but he refused to do so. Tony knew Jackie had to go, so he gave the order in veiled form to Ralph Cifaretto. Ralph of course had to maintain stability and more importantly, his stature, so he gave Aprile crew soldier Vito Spatafore the orders to kill him.
Feech came over to America in the 1950s and settled in New Jersey where he became involved with the DiMeo crime family with Ercoli 'Eckley' DiMeo. In 1984 he was convicted of criminal charges and began serving a twenty year sentence.
Retired soldier in the Soprano crew, worked alongside Johnny Boy Soprano. Unlike many of his contemporaries he was able to retire from "the business". Uncle of Tony Soprano and Tony Blundetto. Owns a farm in Upstate New York that his nephews used to visit in the summers of their youth.
In 2002, Benny was awarded one of the no-work carpenter jobs at the esplanade construction site and was often found there following this. He was assigned the important task of killing two would-be assassins contracted by Tony to whack New York boss Carmine Lupertazzi. Once Tony withdrew his support from the hit, Benny and Petey took out the would-be killers: two heroin dealers.
When his uncle was arrested and imprisoned for a gun charge, Germani was his eyes and ears in New Jersey. He was responsible for repeating the joke that Ralph Cifaretto told the crew about Ginny Sack having a "95 pound mole removed from her ass". When the older Paulie told Johnny Sack about this he tried to have Ralphie killed. Germani also fed his uncle information about Tony Soprano's business that was passed on to Johnny Sack, causing problems for Tony
Patsy still has questionable loyalties. When Patsy's then-capo Paulie Walnuts was in prison, Tony promoted Christopher Moltisanti to acting captain over Patsy (who had seniority). He didn't take this well, eventually the two came to blows over Parisi's continued theft from the construction site, despite orders from Soprano.
Beppy is an elderly soldier in the Junior Soprano crew. He also stands by Junior throughout his RICO trial and can often be seen in the courtroom.
After Larry Barese was released from prison, Albert stepped down as Capo to allow his cousin to retake control of the crew. He was also outspoken with Silvio and Patsy, "off the record," about his suspicion, that it was in fact Tony that assassinated Ralphie over a horse. Albert was a good earner while Larry Boy was away, Silvio once commented to Paulie that he was bringing in more than him.
Eugene Pontecorvo continued working within the family. He was also heavily involved with the family investment in a riverfront property called the Esplanade under Vito and Ralphie. He was also invoved in minor dispute with Little Paulie.
Vito continued as the second in command of Capo, Ralph Cifaretto. He was also heavily involved with the family investment in a riverfront property called the Esplanade.
Furio eventually began to fall in love with Tony's wife, Carmela, who also saw him as a dashing, sensitive man, Tony's polar opposite, but the two never truly became romantically entwined. Faced with the possibility of being killed by a vengeful Tony, and with ongoing thoughts of killing Tony himself, Furio packed up and moved back to Italy and disappeared
Christopher was made acting capo of his crew when Paulie was imprisoned on a gun charge and was awarded a no show job at the Esplanade construction site. Later he was mugged by drug dealers and subsequently beat Adriana after finding rehab brochures in the mail (courtesy of the FBI). He was confronted in an intervention that ends in a fight when the crew uses the session to insult him. After a talk with Tony at the hospital, Chris agrees to enter rehab.
Raymond Curto is a high ranking Capo in the DiMeo crime family - He was also working as an FBI informant as. It is never been disclosed when and why he became an informant. Territory and businesses include a stolen car ring and extortion in the North Ward Neighborhood.
Three years after the indictments Larry Boy was released following a mistrial and put under house arrest. He took control of his crew back from his cousin Ally Boy at this point.
Gervasi was promoted to captain of Jimmy Altieri's old crew. He ran the Bloomfield Avenue casino, and was involved in and/or in charge of the family's dealings with the port hijackings.
Ralph buys a race horse called Pie-O-My, which Tony takes a liking to. His "fat joke" about Johnny Sack's wife comes back to haunt him as Johnny finds out via Paulie. A furious Johnny and asks Carmine to sanction a hit on Ralph. Carmine refuses, and goes to Tony with the suggestion that Johnny should be killed instead for his insubordination. Ralph flees to Florida and eventually the unsanctioned hit on Ralph is called off by Johnny.
Bobby was promoted to Acting Capo of Junior's crew after Murf Lupo displayed signs of mental and physical enfeeblement that affected his capacity to run the crew's business. He also lost his wife in a car accident and took it especially hard. Despite Bobby's initial reluctance, he began seeing Janice Soprano and eventually married her.
Paulie was arrested on a gun possession charge. During his four months in jail, he communicated with Johnny Sack, underboss of Lupertazzi Family, while under the false impression that he could earn a place with them. He also told him about the fat joke that Ralph told about Johnny's wife. Paulie realized he had been duped by Johnny and that Carmine Lupertazzi had never even heard of him. With no other choice, Paulie devoted himself to Tony again.
Hesh helped Silvio in his Christopher Columbus day dispute by putting him in touch with a sympathetic Native American casino owner through his friend. Hesh also sold Ralph Cifaretto the ill-fated racehorse Pie-O-My.
Silvio was the guiding force behind Parisi's continued theft from the construction site Christopher controlled, as he was also jealous of Christopher's promotion. He was also entrusted with traveling to meet an aging family of hitmen with Chris while organizing a hit on Johnny Sack, sanctioned by Carmine. When Sack resolved his dispute over the fat joke about his wife with Ralphie, the hit was called off. He and Ralph also plotted to interrupt a Columbus Day parade protest by local Native Americans.
Tony invested in a riverfront property with the Lupertazzi family called the Esplanade. He also enters a housing and urban development (HUD) project with Ralph and Assemblyman Zellman. The families come close to a war after Tony refuses to share his HUD project with Carmine. Johnny suggests that he would give Tony a better deal if Carmine is killed. Tony agrees and plans the hit. Carmine has a change of heart and the two families reach a deal. Johnny tells Tony that the hit on Carmine should still go forward. Tony, suspicious of his eagerness, pulls out. Johnny becomes angered.
Uncle Junior faces his RICO trial. This causes him much stess as the legal costs mount up and he complains to Tony who in turn becomes furious with all the Capos for not kicking up enough money to Junior - "The Boss". He also agrees to sell a property in Newark to Tony - who secretly knows it to be worth far more than he is paying.