Mayor Andrew J. Parise and the board of trustees—Ronald Lanzilotta, Ari Brown, and Myrna Zisman—are proud to announce Deputy Mayor Benjamin Weinstock has been elected chair of the real property section of the New York State Bar Association. Weinstock, a highly accredited real estate attorney, is the first Long Island practitioner to hold this statewide post. The 4,263-member section is among the largest and most active sections in the New York State Bar Association.
Benjamin Weinstock is also a partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, where he is co-chair of the firm’s real estate department. In a career spanning three decades, Mr. Weinstock has handled real estate transactions from the basic to the highly complex. His knowledge and skill place him among the most respected and sought-after real estate lawyers in the region. In recognition of his knowledge and contributions to the real estate industry, Governor Pataki named Mr. Weinstock to the prestigious New York State Real Estate Board, where he was elected secretary, serving for seven terms.