Edward J. Gutleber is a member of the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation practice at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. located in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y. Mr. Gutleber’s practice includes real property tax law, representing commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential taxpayers in obtaining real estate tax assessment reductions, tax refunds and exemptions. In the area of eminent domain law, he represents property owners and tenants in appropriation damage claims against state, county, town and local condemning authorities.
Represented major corporate and industrial property owners in obtaining tax refund judgments in excess of one million dollars.
Notable experience includes:
Mr. Gutleber is involved in charitable institutions, serving as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Arthritis Foundation, Northeast Region, Long Island Chapter, and as Chair of its Public Policy Committee. He also serves as a Trustee and Treasurer of the Ward Melville Heritage Organization, Stony Brook, New York. He is a former Trustee and current member of the Finance Committee of the Saint James Roman Catholic Church, Setauket, New York, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook University.
Mr. Gutleber was elected as a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation in 1999. He was the recipient of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Award of Recognition in 1990 and 1995.
Prior to joining Meyer, Suozzi in 1988, Mr. Gutleber served as the Deputy Chief of the Municipal Services Bureau, Real Estate and Condemnation Unit, of the Suffolk County Attorney’s Office in Hauppauge, New York, and as a principal litigation attorney in county condemnation, real estate title and real property tax cases.