Attorney/Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C.
Born New York, New York; admitted to bar, 1970, New York; 1988, District of Columbia. Education: Cornell University (B.S. 1966); Fordham University, School of Law (J.D. 1969) Member: USFN; Adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate, New York University Real Estate Institute; Special Lecturer in Law, Hofstra Law School; American College of Real Estate Lawyers; Scribes, The American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects; Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys; New York State Land Title Association; American, New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations; Nassau County Bar Association (Past Chair Real Property Law Committee, former Associate Dean of Nassau Academy of Law, Past Director); City Councilman, City of Long Beach (1980 - 1988).
A graduate of Cornell University and Fordham University School of Law and widely recognized as New York's leading authority on mortgage foreclosures, Bruce J. Bergman practices also in the areas of real estate, title and commercial litigation. Author of New York's definitive text on the subject, the 3-volume Bergman on New York Mortgage Foreclosures (LexisNexis Matthew Bender), which he updates semi-annually, Mr. Bergman is also known for his regular real estate update column on mortgage foreclosure for the New York Law Journal, as well as regular columns in the New York Real Property Law Journal, Servicing Management, the MBA's Mortgage Servicing Magazine and as a contributing author to the New York Lawyer's Deskbook as well as Real Estate Titles (New York State Bar Association). In all he has written more than 380 articles in his field which have appeared in scholarly journals and professional publications throughout the country. Mr. Bergman is a fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Scribes, The American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects, The USFN, The New York Land Title Association, the American, New York State, Suffolk County and Nassau County Bar Associations (Past Chair Real Property Law Committee, former Associate Dean of Nassau Academy of Law, Past Director) and was a City Councilman, City of Long Beach (1980-1988). He is an advisor to the New York Times on matters relating to mortgage foreclosure and wrote the chapter on New York foreclosure law for the multi-volume The Law of Distressed Real Estate. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, his biography appears in Who's Who In American Law and he is listed in Best Lawyers In America and New York Super Lawyers.
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