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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: David Altman 2017


  • Title: Partner
  • Company: Harris Beach PLLC
  • Location: Ten offices throughout New York's major metropolitan areas.
  • Birthplace: Bronx, NY

Education:  B.A, SUNY Binghamton (1987); J.D. Hofstra Law School (1990)

First job:  Law Office of Vincent J. Trimarco (1990 – 1999)

First job in real estate or allied field: See response to “first job”

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Partner at Harris Beach, planning to grow our practice on Long Island.   

How do you unwind from a busy day? Turner classics and reading. 

Favorite book or author: History or biography

Favorite movie: “Jaws”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Blue & Lonesome,” The Rolling Stones

One word to describe your work environment: Collegial

Rules to live by in business: Hard work, dedication, commitment, sincerity, listening, and give back to the community.

If you could invite one person to dinner who would it be and where would you go? My dad in New Orleans.

What is your dream job? Operate a remote fishing lodge in Alaska.