Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein P.C. Counselor at Law
Richard G. Fromewick - Real Estate Tax Assessment Attorney - Garden City, Long Island, NY
Office: Garden City, Long Island, NY
Phone: (516)  741-6565
Fax: (516)  741-2736
rfromewick@msek.com
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Richard G. Fromewick

Richard G. Fromewick is the Chair of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.’s Tax Certiorari and Condemnation practice located in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y. which centers on providing a full range of real estate tax assessment services. These include representation with respect to all types of commercial and residential properties in tax assessment reduction proceedings, projection of real estate taxes in connection with the purchase, development and improvement of properties, and advising with respect to tax exemption matters. Mr. Fromewick has successfully represented at trial numerous owners and tenants in proceedings to reduce real property taxes and regarding claims against the State of New York and its municipalities based on the taking of land or other real property rights. He has handled a substantial number of tax certiorari cases involving large commercial properties that have remediation/pollution problems, which have resulted in sizable refunds for his clients. His expertise in the field has resulted in precedent setting decisions in his clients’ favor.

Mr. Fromewick, who began with Meyer, Suozzi as an associate in 1981 and became a director in 1985, has been a member of the firm’s Management Committee since 1991.

He was recognized by Long Island Pulse Magazine in 2010, 2011, and 2012 as one of the region's "Top Legal Eagles". For over 20 years, he has been rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest level in professional excellence. 

Before joining Meyer, Suozzi, Mr. Fromewick was a Deputy County Attorney in the Land Division and Deputy Bureau Chief in the Tax Certiorari Bureau of the Nassau County Attorney’s Office. Earlier in his career, Mr. Fromewick was an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department Condemnation Division, where he also served as Assistant Bureau Chief and Trial Supervisor.

In addition to his law related memberships, Mr. Fromewick is a member of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a Past Master of the Sunrise-Laurelton Masonic Lodge, a member of the Spartan and Guiding Light Masonic Lodges, a member of the Long Island Scottish Rite, and a member of the Kismet Shrine Temple.
 
Mr. Fromewick is a former Board member of the Jewish National Fund of Long Island, and a member of the UJA Joint Oceanside Committee. He is a Past President and current Trustee of Temple Avodah in Oceanside, and is Corresponding Secretary on the Board of Directors of the Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center (JCC), as well as a founding member of the Sunrise Day Camp for Kids with Cancer.  He is also a former Board member at the Middle Bay Country Club. Mr. Fromewick was named "Man of the Year" by the United Jewish Appeal in 1996, and he and his wife were similarly honored by the JCC and the Metropolitan Hospice for their philanthropy.  Mr. Fromewick also serves on the Fundraising Committees for the Nassau County Mental Health Association, the Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, the Center for Disabilities and the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America. In addition, his behind-the-scenes activities have propelled the fund raising efforts of a number of other not-for-profit organizations. 
 
Mr. Fromewick is a member of LinkedIn and also writes a blog on property tax reduction; to visit his blog, click here.
Position
Member

Education
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1972
 
Hunter College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1966
 
Bronx High School of Science, 1960

Memberships
Nassau County Bar Association, Committee on Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law; “We Care” Advisory Board

New York County Lawyers Association, Committee on Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law

Admissions
New York State

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Martindale-Hubbell Rating
AV Preeminent - 20 Years

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