Jeffrey D. Forchelli Orchestrates Public/Private Land Deal to Help NCC Expand

Uniondale, April 14, 2011 – Jeffrey D. Forchelli, Managing Partner of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana (the Firm) developed a creative land use plan over a period of nine years under which Nassau Community College will likely acquire the majority of about 23 acres of former Navy property recently transferred to Nassau County. Under the current plan, about 13 acres will be conveyed to the College for one dollar and the balance will be transferred to the Country.

Jeffrey D. Forchelli (Brooklyn Law School, 1969) founded the law firm of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana in 1976 and has served as its Managing Partner ever since.  His extensive personal practice concentrates on complex real estate and land use matters, including litigation and tax certiorari for major real estate developers and national corporations.  He has served as Counsel to the New York State Assembly, and served on the Legal Advisory Board and on the Board of Directors of Security Title and Guaranty Company.  Mr. Forchelli was selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in American Law (8th Edition) and is consistently included in the “Who’s Who in Law” listing by Long Island Business News. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in New York’s Super Lawyers (2007, 2009 & 2010).

Mr. Forchelli is a Trustee of Brooklyn Law School. He is also a Trustee of Wagner College where he serves as Treasurer of the Board, a past President of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District and a former Trustee of Nassau Community College.  He is a past President of Community Mainstreaming Associates, an organization that owns and operates group homes for developmentally disabled adults, and was honored by receiving the organization’s “Humanitarian of the Year” award in 1996.  In 2009, Mr. Forchelli and his wife Sadie were honored by St. Francis Hospital at its annual Challenge Ball.  He is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations and a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.  Mr. Forchelli is also a Vice Chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee.

Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island’s most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs nearly 50 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm’s policy towards clients.

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