For Immediate Release

Debra Scala Giokas
Director of Marketing

Herzbach Elected Co-President of LIREG

January 11, East Meadow, NY – Richard Herzbach, Partner in the Coop/Cond Practice Group, has been elected co-president of the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG), the 400-member philanthropic and networking organization. LIREG also re-elected other officers.

Herzbach has been chair of LIREG’s charity committee and has been an executive board member since 2008. Formerly, he was a New York State assistant attorney general in the agency’s Real Estate Finance Bureau, which regulates condominiums and cooperatives. Herzbach has represented numerous developers throughout New York in all types and aspects of condominium, cooperative and homeowner association Law.  He is a past president of the Long Island chapter of CoreNet Global.

LIREG was formed in 2004 to encourage networking among Long Island real estate developers, owners and allied trades and to raise funds for charitable real estate-related projects on Long Island. Since its founding, LIREG has contributed more than $1 million to numerous real estate-related projects undertaken by charities on Long Island. For more information, visit

Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP is Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm with offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and New Jersey. 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/religious organizations law, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law. For further information, visit