Willets S.

Tax Certiorari & Condemnation



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About Willets

Willets S. Meyer concentrates his practice in all aspects of real property taxation reduction/abatement on behalf of developers, owners and tenants of commercial and residential properties throughout New York state. He is a well-known speaker in Long Island real estate circles, delivering numerous seminars on property tax reduction strategies.

Before joining Farrell Fritz in 1993, Will worked as a law clerk for the Office of Independent Counsel Iran/Contra, where he assisted with several federal white-collar criminal trials and received high-level government security clearances.

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  • Connecticut College
  • Tulane University Law School

Court Admissions

  • New York State Courts
  • United States Supreme Courts
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
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Affiliations & Appointments

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association

Articles & Advisories

Real Property Tax Alert – October 2016

Nassau County Class 4 Commercial Property – Disputed Assessment Fund (“DAF”) Started with October 2016 School Bill All Class 4…

January 30, 2017

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Nassau County Commercial Real Property Tax Alert – The New “Disputed Assessment Fund” (Updated May 2016)

Through state legislation, Nassau County has obtained a new law to authorize it to create a disputed assessment fund (DAF).…

October 14, 2016

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Suffolk County, NY 2014 Real Estate Tax Grievance Opportunity

The annual property tax grievance day in Suffolk County is May 20. Protests must be filed between May 1 and May…

May 01, 2014

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Real Property Tax Alert – Hurricane Sandy Impact -Important Changes Affecting Nassau County Property

Subsequent to the issuance of our November advisory, on December 11, 2012, the Nassau County Executive announced significant real property…

December 20, 2012

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Client Advisory – Real Property Tax Alert: Hurricane Sandy Impact

Hurricane Sandy left behind an indelible mark on Long Island and New York City. Many of us will be dealing…

November 30, 2012

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Client Advisory: Annual Survey of Income and Expenses (ASIE-2010)

Nassau County Commercial Real Property Tax Alert Annual Survey of Income and Expenses (ASIE-2010) Recently, you may have received a…

October 06, 2011

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Client Advisory: Real Property Tax Alert: Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Beware of Rising Tax Rates Across Long Island, we anticipate property owners will see substantial increases in their tax rates…

August 18, 2011

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Nassau County Commercial Real Property Tax Alert

Annual Survey of Income and Expenses (ASIE-2009) Recently, you may have received a letter from the Nassau County Department of…

July 22, 2010

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Real Estate Tax Reduction: Taxes and a New Assessment System Grow Together in Nassau County

December 06, 2005

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Advisory — Long Island Real Property Tax Alert

November 01, 2004

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Advisory — Nassau County Real Property Tax Alert

Reassessment notices coming to a mailbox near you. Starting July 15, residential homeowners will start to receive notices of reassessment.…

July 13, 2002

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Who’s Who in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law – Willets S. Meyer

Willets S. Meyer is a partner at Farrell Fritz, P. C. in Uniondale. Meyer concentrates his practice in real estate…

July 09, 2018

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Who’s Who in Real Property & Certiorari Law – Willets S. Meyer

Willets S. Meyer is a partner in the tax certiorari practice group at Farrell Fritz, P.C. in Uniondale. Meyer concentrates…

June 20, 2016

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Who’s Who in Real Property Certioriari Law – Willets S. Meyer

June 10, 2014

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Willets S. Meyer Says, "File an assessment protest, if necessay"

Click on the link to read the April 22, 2009 article, “Real Estate: Help your house say choose me!“. Farrell…

April 22, 2009

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New Members Appointed to Queens Botanical Garden Board

February 01, 2007

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Fourth Generation Meyer Joins QBG Board

January 18, 2007

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Press Releases

"Rising Taxes + Falling Market = Trouble"

March 21, 2008

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Farrell Fritz Partner, Willets S. Meyer, Elected to Board of Queens Botanical Garden

January 11, 2007

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Pro Bono

Giving Hope to a Church with a Major Tax Dilemma

The Long Island Community Fellowship is a Christian church that welcomes the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community of Long…

July 13, 2011

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Community Work

Will has been a member of the board of directors of The WaterFront Center, a not-for-profit organization promoting marine education, conservation, and recreation for Long Island residents, since 2011. He also serves as a director and/or officer of several private organizations, and as a director of the Oyster Bay Sailing Foundation. Will was appointed chairman of the board of ethics for the Incorporated Village of Upper Brookville in 2017.