Uniondale, Long Island, New York, August 19, 2009 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that partner Eric C. Rubenstein, co-chair of the firm's Real Estate Department, was selected by Long Island Business News as a member of its inaugural "Fifty Around 50" Class of 2009. The award recognizes and honors individuals for their leadership in business, support of professional and not-for-profit organizations and a commitment to the needs of the local community. Rubenstein will be inducted into the Class of 2009 at an awards celebration to be held on September 24, 2009.
Rubenstein, a resident of Port Washington, began his career in New York City as a commercial litigator with an emphasis on real estate. Presently, he manages a diverse real estate transactional practice with specific emphasis on sophisticated mortgage financing, commercial leasing, acquisitions and sales. In 2008, he was elected Secretary of the Long Island Real Estate Group. He also serves on the board of the Long Island Business Development Council and is a member of the Real Property Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. Rubenstein has been frequently published in the highly prestigious New York Law Journal.
Rubenstein has been active in numerous non-profit organizations, serving on the Town of North Hempstead Business and Tourism Development Corporation and its Waterfront Advisory Commission, and committees for the Community Development Corporation and Friends of the Arts, among others. For three years, Rubenstein served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Landmark on Main Street, Inc., a community non-profit organization that converted an elementary school in Port Washington into subsidized senior housing, day care and after-school facilities and a theater.