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CB Richard Herzbach


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Herzbach Appointed Legal Counsel to Long Island Home Builders Care

January 21, 2021, East Meadow — Richard Herzbach, Partner-in-Charge of our Condominium and Cooperative Law Practice Group, has been appointed Legal Counsel to Long Island Home Builders Care (LIHBC), the charitable arm of the Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI).

Mr. Herzbach represents numerous developers in every aspect of Condominium, Cooperative and Homeowner Association Law. He prepared the first condominium offering plan in the State of New York to be accepted by the Attorney General under that office’s certification procedures. He continues to represent his clients with the procedural work required in obtaining the approvals necessary from the New York State Attorney General’s  Office including offer plans, CPS-7 applications and No-Action applications for condominiums, homeowner associations and cooperatives.

Recently, he completed his term as Co-President of the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG), for which he serves on the Executive Board and the Board of Directors. He is also a Past President of the Board of Directors of the Long Island Chapter of the Corporate Real Estate Network (CORENET).

Mr. Herzbach graduated from Hofstra University School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati.

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About Long Island Home Builders Care

Long Island Home Builders Care, Inc. (LIHBC) is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization, was formed over 20 years ago as a means to give back to the Long Island community. LIHBC, Inc. has undertaken numerous projects such as handicap renovations and repairs, affordable new homes with Habitat for Humanity Builders Blitz, adopted a shelter for the holidays, food drives and toy drives are just a few of the worthwhile causes taken on. Currently LIHBC, Inc. has been awarding LIBI members and their employees’ children and grandchildren the opportunity for a college scholarship. Since 2006, LIHBC has awarded over $200,000 in scholarships. For further information, visit

About Certilman Balin

Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP has grown into Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm with offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its 15 practice areas include: real estate, real property tax certiorari and condemnation, cooperative and condominium, land use, environmental law, corporate/securities, litigation, commercial lending, labor relations/employment law, bankruptcy and debtor/creditor rights, nonprofit/tax exempt and religious organizations, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law. For further information, visit

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