MARILYN PRICE Partner
Marilyn Price, a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, has 31 years of experience in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions. She represents lenders on commercial mortgages, developers on all aspects of property development, including the sale of new homes (including homeowner's associations, condominiums and cooperative apartments), landlords and tenants on lease transactions and individual buyers and sellers of homes. In residential matters, Ms. Price's expertise is relied upon in the areas of new construction, cooperative apartments, condominiums and homeowner associations.
A recognized leader in her field, Ms. Price was named by Long Island Business News as one of the "Top 50 Women on Long Island" in 2000, 2007 and 2010, which qualified her for their prestigious "Hall of Fame." She was also named one of "Long Island's Most Influential Women" in 2003, and she is listed in Strathmore's Who's Who as a leader in the legal profession, the Nationwide Register's Top 50 Professional Women in 2001, and Marquis Who's Who of American Women. Ms. Price has also achieved the highest professional rating by Martindale Hubbell, indicative of her high ethical standards and professional ability.
Ms. Price is a sought after lecturer. As part of the Nassau County Bar Association's Academy of Law, she has taught topics related to residential real estate transactions and commercial leasing, and has provided CLE instruction for First American Title Insurance Company of New York, attended by more than 500 of her peers.
She holds degrees from Cornell University and the Hofstra University School of Law and maintains ties to both of her alma maters. For over a decade, Ms. Price has served as Vice Chair of Hofstra University's Advisory Board, and for the past several years she has co-chaired Hofstra's Support Our Scholarship Committee that has raised thousands of dollars in scholarship monies for Hofstra students. She also volunteers annually to judge oral arguments for 2nd year students in the Appellate Advocacy class at Hofstra Law School. As a Past-President and Treasurer, now a Board Member of The Cornell Club of Long Island and a member of the Cornell Alumni Ambassadors Admissions network, Marilyn is Cornell's biggest Long Island cheerleader. For the past five years she has volunteered as a mentor in the Lawyers in Kids' Education ("LIKE") program, affiliated with the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island and created to help "at-risk" elementary school children with literacy and life, which is held for an hour weekly for an hour at the Walnut Street Elementary School in Uniondale.
The March of Dimes named Ms. Price as one if its Women of Distinction in 2001. She serves on its Real Estate Division Board and annually on the Dinner/Dance Committee. During her career, she has chaired committees that raised thousands of dollars for The Cooley's Anemia Foundation, the Five Towns Community Chest, Peninsula Counseling Center and Women's American ORT and was active in the Long Island Chapter of the International Association of the Corporate Real Estate Executives (CoreNet) and the Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI). Most recently, she served on the American Heart Association committee for their "Go Red for Women" luncheon. Ms. Price was elected Vice President to the first board of the Villages West Homeowner's Association three years ago, and continues to serve this new community where she resides with her husband Michael, dedicating many hours to form the structure of this model community in Melville.
Ms. Price is admitted to practice in the state of New York; the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. Supreme Court; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit. In addition to her husband, Marilyn has three grown sons. She has been a life-long resident of Long Island.