Press Release

McCord to be Honored by Sons of Italy and Glen Cove Chamber

East Meadow, October 10, 2023 — Richard McCord, Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy Group/Debtor and Creditor Rights Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP,  will be honored by Loggia Glen Cove #1016, Inc. / Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America on Sunday, October 22 at the Fox Hollow County Club and by Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Gala on Saturday, November 4th at the Metropolitan in Glen Cove.

Mr. McCord has an in-depth understanding of bankruptcy law, representing creditors and debtors in all areas of corporate and consumer bankruptcy matters. He also lectures on bankruptcy issues throughout the course of the year. 

He served as Supervising Judge in charge of administrative duties for the City of Glen Cove, presiding over all phases of civil and criminal proceedings for 34 years.  The Courthouse in Glen Cove will be named after him in the near future. 

Since 1987, he has served as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York. He also served as a Chapter 13 Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York.  

Active in his community, Mr. McCord has served as Chairman of the YMCA of Long Island Corporate Board and as Chairman of the Board of Managers of the YMCA at Glen Cove.

Mr. McCord earned a Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University. 

Before serving as Justice of the City of Glen Cove, Mr. McCord was Deputy Mayor of Glen Cove from 1980 until 1983, and Chairman of the Glen Cove Housing Authority from 1985 until 1987.  

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