The store had recently posted the Patek Philippe timepiece on Instagram.
Police said the suspects wore hoodies and used hammers to smash display cases.
The workers, who are family members, hit and kicked the suspect and struck him with a stick.
Thieves tied up two workers and made another get jewelry from display cases.
They broke display cases and took items including necklaces, bracelets and stones.
Sentence will 'protect society from a dangerous individual,' says U.S. Attorney.
Police are looking for four people believed to have been involved in the crime.
He is charged with attempted murder, robbery and gun possession.
An employee was grazed in the torso and taken to a local hospital.
The Jewelers' Security Alliance is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information.
The suspects are charged with aggravated robbery, felony vandalism and evading arrest.
The thieves took a backpack and a suitcase.
One employee was struck in the head with a gun.
The allegedly committed the Bronx robbery "along with at least four other co-conspirators."
In one case, a salesperson was robbed at knifepoint in a parking lot.
2 other suspects remain at large.
Bystanders helped to hold the suspect until more guards arrived.
Police said six men were involved in the crime.
A group of 10 robbers entered Revel Jewelers at around 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The crime happened at the Leaders of Tomorrow International Ministries church in the Canarsie neighborhood.
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