Member

  • Trustee, Suffolk County Community College, 2008 to 2013
  • Suffolk County Charter Review Commission, 2008-2009
  • Special Counsel in Condemnation for the Great Neck Park District, North Hempstead, New York, 2000-2011
  • Member, Conservation Board, Incorporated Village of Lloyd Harbor, 1989-1990; Special Counsel for Tax Certiorari, City of Yonkers, 1977-1979
  • Board, Suffolk County Private Industry Council (PIC), 1991-1992
  • Director, Friends of the Arts, 1989-1994; Director, Huntington Townwide Fund
  • Member, Board of Benefactors, Guide Dog Foundation
  • Member, Legal Committee, Institute of Property Taxation, 1987-1991, 1993-1994
  • Supervising Attorney/Associate Director, Nassau County Law Services Committee, 1973-1975

 

Publications

Co-Author: “Challenging Ad Valorem Real Property Assessments in Florida,” The Florida Bar Journal, October, 1983; “Computer Software and Sales Taxation,” Journal of State Taxation, Fall, 1984; “Recent Developments in Condemnation (Regulatory Takings),” Real Property Law Section, New York State Bar Association, 1992; “Regulated Tenants, Percentage Rent and Real Property Taxes,” Journal of Property Tax Management, Winter, 1992; “Tax Escalation Clauses—Terms and Interpretation,” Journal of Property Tax Management, Fall, 1993. Update Author: “Title by Eminent Domain,” appearing in Real Estate Titles, Second and Third Edition, New York State Bar Association, 1993; “Tax Assessment and Property Rights,” Real Estate New York, August 1995; “The Essential Role of the Real Estate Tax Appeal,” Rhodes Real Estate Tax Review, March, 1996; “Application of Gains Transfer Tax to Eminent Domain Awards,” New York Law Journal, July 17, 1996; “Environmental Law in New York – Reducing Real Property Taxes, etc. Matthew Bender (Development on Federal and State Law),” July 1998; “Recent Property Tax Decisions Reject Equal Protection Argument,” New York Law Journal, February 4, 2002; “Certified New York State Bar Association CLE Provider in Tax Certiorari and Condemnation”; “Ruling Examines Condemnation of Portion of Leasehold Interests”, New York Law Journal, May 6, 2003; “Environmental Contamination Presents Issues on Cost to Cure”, New York Law Journal, November 4, 2003; “Performing Due Diligence On Taxes and Condemnation”, New York Law Journal, August 3, 2004; “Discovery of Unfiled Appraisals”, New York Law Journal, October 3, 2006; “A Trio of Issues”, New York Law Journal, February 6, 2007; “The Condemnation Clause of the Lease – Frequently Overlooked”, NYSBA Government, Law and Policy Journal, Spring 2007; “Can Your Client Recover Severance Damage for the Loss of Frontage Area?”, NYSBA Government, Law and Policy Journal, Spring 2007, “Condemnation: Are Exercised Options Evidence of Value?, New York Law Journal, November 12, 2013”.