Richard Herzbach is a Partner in our Condominium and Cooperative Law Practice Group. He prepared the first condominium offering plan in the State of New York to be accepted by the Attorney General under that office’s certification procedures. Since then, he has represented numerous developers throughout the State of New York in all types of Condominium, Cooperative and Homeowner Association Law.
Mr. Herzbach previously served as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York in the Real Estate Finance Bureau, the office responsible for the regulation of condominiums and cooperatives in the State of New York.
He also served as Chairman of the Homeowners Association Subcommittee of the New York State Bar Association’s Real Property Law Section Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives and on the Bar Association’s Liaison Committee with the Attorney General of the State of New York. Appointed to the New York State’s General Task Force, he assisted in revising the Condominium Act of the State of New York.
For ten years, he taught a course in Condominium and Cooperative Law at Hofstra University School of Law. He continues to participate as a moderator and a panelist at Continuing Legal Education classes on all aspects of Community Association Law.
Active in the real estate associations, Mr. Herzbach serves as the Co-President of the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG). He is Past President of the Board of Directors of the Long Island Chapter of the Corporate Real Estate Network (CORENET).
His charitable involvement includes the Suffolk Y, Family Service League, and the American Cancer Society that once honored him as its “Man of the Year.”
Mr. Herzbach graduated from Hofstra University School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, and achieved the highest rating by Martindale Hubbell.