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Howard Stein


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Stein Named to 2023 Long Island Press Power List

June 14, East Meadow, NY — Howard M. Stein, Managing Partner at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, has been named to the Long Island Press Power List and will be honored on June 29th at the Heritage Club in Bethpage. This annual list honors the contributions of those who make Long Island a great place to live, work and play. More than 300 people are expected to attend.

Mr. Stein also co-chairs the Real Estate Practice Group.  His diverse roster of clients count on his counsel in matters relating to real property acquisitions, downtown redevelopments, sales, leasing (including obtaining economic benefits incentives), real estate finance and loan workouts.  For closely held businesses and public companies, he structures complicated transactions for retail, industrial, office, hotel, wineries and residential developments. He is also actively involved in all legal facets of Assisted Living Communities and Senior Condominium Living.

Mr. Stein represented the land seller of the Melville “pumpkin farm” to Canon USA for its North American Headquarters, which kept the Fortune 500 Company on Long Island.  He has also represented Master Developers in Ronkonkoma, Patchogue, Lindenhurst, The Village of Hempstead and the City of New Rochelle, among others.  Recently he represented the developer of a 400+ unit project in Bay Shore and a multinational company in the acquisition of a 200+ acre winery on the East End of Long Island.

At Touro Law Center, Mr. Stein taught courses in Real Estate Law, serves on its Board of Governors and was the Chairman from 2005 until 2022.  He was appointed by the Suffolk County Executive to serve on the Board of Directors of the Suffolk Judicial Facilities AgencyHe is on the Board for the Association for a Better Long Island and Vision Long Island.

For the 2023 Power List, click here

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, and telecommunications law. For further information, visit