Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Partner Benjamin Weinstock Elected Fellow of Prestigious American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, April 21, 2010 –  Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that Benjamin Weinstock has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), effective immediately.  Weinstock, a resident of Cedarhurst, New York, is a partner at the firm and co-chair of the Real Estate Department.

Founded in 1978, ACREL’s purpose is to advocate high standards within the real estate industry, inform both the Bar and their members through educational materials in the field of real estate law, address significant topics pertaining to real estate law and participate in law reform as necessary. Membership to ACREL is by invitation only after a rigorous nomination and screening process. Admission is available only to lawyers who have established themselves as experts in the field, who observe the highest standards of ethical conduct and who have made significant contributions to enhance real estate law and its practice.

Mr. Weinstock has over three decades of experience in the industry. The scope of his work is vast, and includes sales and purchases, leaseholds, sale-leasebacks, fee and leasehold mortgages, construction lending, development agreements, purchase options, residential and commercial co-ops and condos, senior citizen housing, zoning variances, site plan and subdivision approvals, title insurance claims, tax deferred exchanges, real estate tax redemptions, condemnations and architect’s and construction agreements.

Mr. Weinstock is a frequent lecturer on real property law matters, having chaired several educational programs for the New York State Bar Association and others. He is currently an adjunct professor of Real Estate Law at Hofstra University School of Law. Mr. Weinstock also serves as secretary on the New York Real Estate Board. Mr. Weinstock was elected to the board by Governor Pataki for his knowledge and is currently one of only 13 real estate experts from across the state to serve on the board. In 2008, Mr. Weinstock was selected as one of “New York Area’s Best Lawyers” in Real Estate.  He is one of only two lawyers on Long Island to be so honored.

For 40 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.


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