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Peters Joins Real Estate and Land Use and Zoning Groups at Certilman Balin

February 16, East Meadow, NY —  George W. Peters has joined the Real Estate and Land Use and Zoning Practice Groups at Certilman Balin as an Associate.

Prior to joining Certilman Balin, Mr. Peters was General Counsel to a private equity firm that focused on acquiring and operating assisted living facilities across the Southeast United States. Mr. Peters started his career as an Associate at several boutique law firms based on Long Island and New York City, where he focused his practice on the representation of cooperatives, condominiums, homeowners associations, landlords, and construction companies in a variety of transactional and litigation matters in the New York and United States District Courts. He also has experience representing agency lenders on multi-family acquisition and refinance transactions across the country.

Mr. Peters earned his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 2018, where he was awarded the Real Estate Law Certificate with Distinction. He is a proud past member of Brooklyn Law School’s Corporate and Real Estate Clinic, which has received widespread acclaim for its pro bono work with Housing Development Fund Corporation cooperatives across the Five Boroughs. Mr. Peters graduated from the State University of New York – College at Cortland with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in 2013. At SUNY Cortland, he was a member of the National Political Science Honorary Society, Pi Sigma Alpha.

He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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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