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Richard J. Chertock

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Resident of Merrick for over 40 years, serving Nassau, Suffolk and the five boroughs.  Representing buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, builders and numerous lenders in both commercial and residential matters. Now in our 28th year of service. I believe in a hands on, personal approach.  Available virtually 24/7 via e mail or telephone. Practice areas include Real Estate, Landlord and Tenant, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Moving Violations, Debt Settlement, Business Formation and Transactions, private financing and hard money lending and more.  Member of the Nassau County Bar Association, American Bar Association Advisor Panel, First American Title Insurance of New York Advisory Board, Business Network International and an Alumni of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. 


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 90%
    29 years
  2. Wills: 5%
    29 years
  3. Speeding Ticket: 5%
    29 years



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  • Matthew Lenza

    Richard expertly handles the questions presented to him and I fully endorse him.


    Matthew Lenza Estate planning Attorney
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  • Jonathan Charles Clarke

    Mr. Chertock is dedicated to his clients. He is extremely informative and up-front. I highly recommend him. In my opinion he is a top real estate attorney.


    Jonathan Clarke Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Richard J. Chertock, Esq.

3505 Veterans Memorial Highway
Suite D
Ronkonkoma, NY, 11779


NYCurrently registered 198707/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Advisory Board MemberFirst American Title Insurance Company of NY2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
In house CounselPrivate Capital Equity Fund, LP2015 - Present
OwnerRichard J. Chertock, ESQ1987 - Present
In house counselInterstate Home Loan Center, Inc.2013 - 2015
AssociateZinman & Chetkoff, Esqs.1986 - 1987
InternPuglisi & Garber, Esq.1985 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Suffolk County Association of Municipal EmployeesParticipating Subscriber2015 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
BNI Platinum Referral GroupMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
333 Earle Ovington Blvd, SPE LLC v. All American Home Mortgage Corp.settled case for 1/2 total rent due payable over 18 months
ESTATE OF CARLESON V. LEMIEUX AND REISERTSettled - Vacant possession given to estate
Qureshi v. D'AcuntoJudgment of Eviction/Warrant of Eviction No Stay
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Bridgeport School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Alfred UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Network InternationalTitle Review and Clearance Issues2011
Business Network InternationalSummary Proceedings for Eviction2010
Business Network InternationalCertificates of Occupancy and Violation Issues2010