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Stein Named to the Long Island Press PowerList

May 31, East Meadow, NY — Howard M. Stein, Chair of the Real Estate Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, will be honored by the Long Island Press on June 16 at the Mansion at Oyster Bay as a member of the 2022 PowerList. 

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.

At Touro Law Center, Mr. Stein teaches courses in Real Estate Law. He also serves as Chairman of its Board of Governors.  Mr. Stein was appointed by the Suffolk County Executive to serve on the Board of Directors of the Suffolk Judicial Facilities Agency.  He is on the Board for the Association for a Better Long Island, an advocacy group for the real estate development community.  Also an advocate of Smart Growth, Mr. Stein serves as a board member of Vision Long Island. He is an Associate Member of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island (“CIBS”), and was named “Associate Member of the Year” in 2013.

Mr. Stein is a member of the President’s Council of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, and was honored with its Presidential Award.  Long Island Cares bestowed upon him The Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award. The American Heart Association honored him at its Go Red for Women Luncheon.

Mr. Stein earned his law degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1978, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester in 1975. Admitted to practice in the State of New York and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, he is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association. From 2012 consecutively until 2021, he was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list.

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About the PowerList

Schneps Media names the most influential movers and shakers on the Island to the Long Island Press PowerList. Schneps Media recognizes those named for their  continued commitment, impact and influence they have sustained on our Island existence over the past year.

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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