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News Regarding Gerard Glass

  • Successfully represented the seller of a 5-location specialty medical practice in a $25 million dollar transaction.
  • Represented the purchaser of a multi-million sale for a multi-tenanted facility in downtown Babylon.
  • Retained by the Incorporated Village of Babylon as general counsel
  • After a week-long trial in Suffolk County Surrogate's Court, won a verdict in favor of a Commack family valued at nearly $8,000,000.
  • Represented the seller of commercial strip centers in Hewlett, Great Neck and Cedarhurst in separate multi-million dollar sales.
  • Represented the Incorporated Village of Lindenhurst in connection with the proposed re-development of the Lakeville property across from the Lindenhurst train station into a 260 units of upscale residential housing.
  • Won zoning approval for an outdoor use of a popular Babylon Village tavern and legalized its expansion.
  • Settled a professional malpractice claim against a major insurance carrier for failure to properly insure a Babylon based business.
  • Represented a substantial real estate group in acquiring numerous mixed-use parcels in Huntington and Bay Shore in separate transactions.
  • Worked with the Suffolk County Police Department and Village of Lindenhurst Code Enforcement officials, raided and shut down a North Hamilton Avenue home which had been occupied by squatters. Possession of the home was returned to its rightful owners.
  • As Special Counsel to the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson, reached favorable terms on two separate successor collective bargaining agreement with the Civil Service Employees Association.
  • After an extensive arbitration hearing, won an award of over $475,000.00, representing a local contractor in a construction contract dispute with a commercial property owner.
  • After a 4-day jury trial won an acquittal for a Patchogue man on the top count of DWI. The police claimed the Defendant had a 2.2 blood alcohol reading.
  • Won separate dismissals charging Babylon Town landowners with Town Code violations.
  • Represented a Bay Shore homeowner who was sued by his neighbor over a disputed waterfront easement. The case settled in a non-jury trial in Suffolk County Supreme Court with the Defendant homeowner being paid $125,000.00 on his counterclaim from the suing neighbor.
  • Represented the seller of a Wyandanch plumbing supply facility in a multi-million dollar sale of land and business.
  • Obtained zoning approvals from the Town of Islip on behalf of Catholic Health Services of Long Island for a controversial multimillion dollar back up emergency generator project at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip.
  • Was retained by the Incorporated Village of Babylon as Special Counsel to negotiate and handle zoning matters related to the recently shuttered Babylon Movie Theatre with the property owner.
  • Successfully negotiated a lease and won zoning approval from the Town of Babylon for the new West Babylon Crunch Gym.
  • Represented the seller of a local self-storage facility in Oakdale in a multi-million dollar sale.
  • Successfully negotiated a lease for a new Bellmore location for a Crunch Gym.
  • Represented the seller of a Franklin Square limousine facility in a multi-million dollar sale.
  • In a contested battle involving complaining neighboring landowners, won zoning approval from the Village of Babylon to permit the expansion of a Babylon Village waterfront restaurant.
  • Represented the seller of a local self-storage facility in Islandia in a multi-million dollar sale.
  • Coordinated with the Suffolk County Police Department and Village of Lindenhurst Code Enforcement officials and raided and shut down a Nevada Street home. A number of squatters who were drug dealing in this quiet residential neighborhood were ejected, and possession was returned to the rightful owners.
  • Served as broker and attorney for a local landlord in connection with two separate leases with national and regional tenants valued at over $2,000,000.00.