David M. Curry Appointed to Farmingdale State College Foundation

December 07, 2010

This press release was issued by Farmingdale State College.

David M. Curry, associate at Farrell Fritz, P.C., has been appointed by Governor David Patterson to serve on the Farmingdale State College Council.

A resident of Lindenhurst, Curry concentrates his legal practice in the areas of Distressed Assets and Real Estate.

Farmingdale State College President W. Hubert Keen said, “David Curry’s expertise in law, real estate and construction will serve the college well as we embark on a $185M capital development project. In September we broke ground on our new $25M Campus Center.”

Curry is an associate member of the Queens Bronx Building Association and has served as a judge in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Queens Building Awards competitions hosted by the Queens Chamber of Commerce.

In 2010, he served on the Arthritis Foundation’s Queens Leaders’ Award Reception Committee.

Curry has won a number of awards. In February 2010, Mr. Curry received the “Rising Star” award from The Queens Courier for his outstanding business leadership in Queens.

In August 2009, Mr. Curry was listed as “Ones to Watch in Construction” in the Long Island Business News.

Mr. Curry received his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 2003, where he served as a member of the Journal of Legal Commentary. He earned his MA in Teaching in 1997 from Towson University and his BA in Philosophy, Politics and the Law in 1995 from Binghamton University.

Prior to joining Farrell Fritz, Mr. Curry was a real estate attorney at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP in New York City.

Mr. Curry is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in New York.

The College Council is comprised of local community leaders who are appointed by the Governor. The Council serves in an advisory capacity to the college. Each member brings his or her particular expertise to the college as well as their advocacy on particular issues of importance to Farmingdale State. They are required to meet with the college administration six times per year to review college operations as well as new initiatives.

Farmingdale State College prepares students with the education, skills, and critical thinking needed to meet the challenges of tomorrow. As the largest of SUNY’s colleges of technology (with about 7,000 students), Farmingdale equips its students with the resources and knowledge sought by today’s emerging industries. At Farmingdale, students also have abundant opportunities in experiential learning—internships, clinical training, and guided research—that provide practical instruction and personal growth. Small, personalized classes, a new residence hall with suite-style living, a lush 380-acre campus undergoing major renovation, and a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program with modern facilities make Farmingdale State College one of the fastest-growing colleges in the region. For more information, contact Kathryn Coley at 631-420-2400 or kathryn.coley@farmingdale.edu.

View the PDF

  • Related Practice Areas: Real Estate
  • Featured Attorneys: David M. Curry