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Bruce J. Bergman


Fordham University, School of Law (J.D. 1969)

Cornell University (B.S. 1966)

Admitted to New York Bar 1970

Phone: 516-222-6200 Ext. 324

Fax: 516-838-8324

Email: b.bergman@bhpp.com

Practice Areas:


Real Estate

Title and Commercial Litigation

Widely recognized as New York's leading authority on mortgage foreclosures, Bruce J. Bergman practices also in the areas of condominium lien foreclosure, real estate, title and commercial litigation. Author of New York's definitive text on the subject, the four-volume Bergman on New York Mortgage Foreclosures (LexisNexis Matthew Bender, rev. 2017) he is also known for his regular real estate update column on mortgage foreclosure for the New York Law Journal, as well as regular columns in the New York Real Property Law Journal, Servicing Management, the MBA's Mortgage Banking Magazine and as a contributing author to the New York Lawyer's Deskbook as well as Real Estate Titles (New York State Bar Association). Mr. Bergman is an advisor to the New York Times on matters relating to mortgage foreclosure and wrote the chapter on New York foreclosure law for the multi-volume The Law of Distressed Real Estate. In all, he has written more than 450 articles in his field which have appeared in scholarly journals and professional publications throughout the country - click for a complete list. He has also lectured widely for legal, judicial and professional groups - click for a list of most recent presentations. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 1981, his biography appears in Who's Who In American Law and he has been for years listed in Best Lawyers In America (40th Edition New York Real Estate Litigation Lawyer of the Year) and New York Super Lawyers.


  • USFN
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate New York University Real Estate Institute
  • Special Lecturer in Law, Hofstra Law School
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Scribes, The American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects
  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • New York State Land Title Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association (Past Chair Real Property Law Committee, former Associate Dean of Nassau Academy of Law, Past Director)
  • American, New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations
  • City Councilman, City of Long Beach (1980-1988)
  • Counsel, New York State Senate (1988-2011)
  • Past President, Cornell Club Of Long Island
  • First American Title Insurance Company Advisory Board

Bruce J. Bergman's Mortgage Lender and Servicer Alerts

Partner Bruce J Bergman has been recognized among the first recipients of the 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, for which less than five percent of Marquis Who's Who listees qualify.

Partner Bruce J. Bergman quoted as foreclosure authority in Newsday article May 7, 2017 (Click Here For Article)

Bruce J. Bergman Interview with Channel 12 News On Mortgage Law And Legislation. (Click Here For Interview)

Partner Bruce J. Bergman interviewed as foreclosure expert by Long Island News Radio 103.9 on July 14, 2015, subject, statute of limitations in foreclosure actions

Partner Bruce J. Bergman quoted as foreclosure authority in Newsday article July 12, 2015 (Click Here For Article)

Bruce J Bergman quoted as mortgage foreclosure authority in New York Law Journal article July 10, 2015. (Click Here For Article)

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