Bernard Hyman​

Bernard Hyman is our Managing Partner. His practice concentrates on real estate tax certiorari law and condemnation litigation.  

An established authority on real estate valuation, Mr. Hyman represents the largest real estate tax review proceedings in Nassau County. Over the course of his 45-year career, he has successfully obtained well over a billion dollars in real estate tax savings and refunds for his clients. 

Newsday referred to him as one of the “most influential figures in Long Island real estate, and Long Island Business News counted him among its Who’s Who.  

His unique leadership style has a way of bringing out the best in others. Most recently, Newsday honored the firm as a Top Workplace. Mr. Hyman credits responsive service to generations of clients as the key ingredient that has propelled and maintained Certilman Balin’s position as one of the largest full-service law firms on Long Island.  

A member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association, Mr. Hyman serves on the Nassau Bar’s Real Estate and Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Committee. Often called upon to speak on panels, he earned the highest rating by Martindale Hubbell. 

Mr. Hyman graduated from Suffolk University School of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York and the United States Supreme Court.   

Education
Suffolk University School of Law, 1969
Syracuse University, B.A., 1965 

Bar Admission(s)
New York 

Court Admission(s)
United States Supreme Court 

Bar Associations
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association 

Recognitions
Who’s Who in Real Estate LawLong Island Business News
Highest rating by Martindale Hubbell 

Appointments
Nassau Bar Real Estate and Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Committee



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