Ira J. Adler (Retired)

Ira J. Adler - Long Island Co-op Attorney - Certilman Balin

Ira J. Adler is a Partner in our Condominium and Cooperative Practice Group. Over the course of his distinguished career in community association law, he has represented builders, developers and converters of condominium, cooperative and homeowner association developments throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. His group is one of the most active condominium and cooperative law practice groups. 

Through his involvement with a myriad of real estate trade and philanthropic organizations, Mr. Adler has also contributed to the betterment of Long Island 

Mr. Adler serves as a Director of the Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook University and is a member of the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Council of Overseers. He is a Life Director of the Long Island Builders Institute, its former four-term Vice President, and formerly Director of the New York State Builders Association and of the Queens County Builders and Contractors Association.  

For his charitable endeavors he was honored as the Humanitarian of the Year by the Rehabilitation Institute; as Man of the Year by the American Cancer Society, Long Island Chapter; and with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tilles Center. The American Jewish Committee honored him with the Franklin H. Ornstein Humanitarian Award and Networking Magazine with the David Award 

A frequent lecturer and the author of numerous articles on community association law, Mr. Adler co-authored the Chapter on Condominium, Cooperative and Homeowner Associations in Real Estate Titles,” published by the New York State Bar Association.  

Mr. Adler graduated from New York University School of Law after earning his Bachelor of Arts from New York UniversityAdmitted to practice in the state of New York, he has achieved the highest professional rating by Martindale Hubbell  



New York University School of Law, J.D., 1966 

New York University, B.A., 1963 


Bar Admission 

New York 



Humanitarian of the Year, Rehabilitation Institute 

Man of the Year, American Cancer Society, Long Island Chapter 

Lifetime Achievement Award, Tilles Center 

Franklin H. Ornstein Humanitarian Award, American Jewish Committee 

David Award, Networking Magazine  

Highest Professional Rating by Martindale Hubbell 



Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook, Director 

Long Island Builders InstituteLife Director, former four-term Vice President 

New York State Builders Association, Former Director 

Queens County Builders and Contractors Association, Former Director 


Community Involvement 

Council of OverseersTilles Center for the Performing Arts 

Long Island Builders Institute 

New York State Builders Association  

Queens County Builders and Contractors Association 



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