Rockland Business Association, Rockland County NY

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Rockland Business Association

The RBA – Who We Are Today

The Rockland Business Association (RBA) was founded August 31, 1967, by a group of 40 local business leaders concerned with assisting the county in its growth, both as a business community and in its cultural and social programs.

The need for the organization's involvement has intensified over the years as the county has grown from a parochial, semi-rural community into a critically important regional partner. In fact, today the RBA is the most regional of all similar associations in the Hudson Valley, with 24 per cent of its members coming from outside of Rockland.

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50th Anniversary Rockland Business Association Seal

Mission & Membership

RBA is the "voice" of business in Rockland County

The Rockland Business Association's mission is to educate, inform, and provide beneficial services to members and actively represent, promote and support the business community of Rockland County.

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Advocacy & Support for Businesses

The Rockland Business Association is an advocacy organization, promoting business friendly legislation, supporting the elimination of legislation that may have resulted in a huge cost to some of our member firms.

The RBA was instrumental in the release of White Papers that shape the future of Rockland County.

A Crushing Burden:
Why is Rockland County So Heavily Taxed?

The Answer To WHY Rockland County is ranked as the 2nd highest taxed county in the United States. An examination of property taxes in Rockland County, NY, and recommendations related to controlling them.

White Paper 2016: A Crushing Burden

White Paper 2012: Rockland County Budget Crisis

Member Benefits

We offer numerous networking opportunities, seminars and workshops that impact your bottom line.

See our calendar for networking and education events

Event Calendar

Member Discounts


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Corporate Sponsors

The Rockland Business Association is grateful to the companies who support of our activities and our mission to educate, promote and advocate for the businesses in our community.

Diamond Level Partners
WMC Health/Good Samaritan Hospital
Sterling National Bank
TD Bank

Platinum Level Partners
Active International
Focus Media
Orange and Rockland

Gold Partners
Daily Voice
Ginsburg Development Companies
Oak Beverages Incorporated
Spectra Energy

Service Partners
Korn Rosenbaum LLP
Montalbano, Condon & Frank, P.C.


Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 19, 2017
General Membership Luncheon

11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Nyack Seaport
21 Burd Street, Nyack

Al Samuels
President/CEO, Rockland Business Association

The State of the RBA: As We Enter The Next 50 Years

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New Year Celebration! 50th Anniversary Kick-Off

The RBA rung in the new year at Restaurant X with their 50th Anniversary Kick-Off.

NYS Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul autographs her poster with Al Samuels, President/CEO RBA and Debra Boening of Oak Beverages, Inc., incoming Chair.
Craig Smith, Tobelmann Energy Brokers and Marlon March, People's United Bank

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RBA's December General Membership Luncheon

The December RBA General Membership Luncheon featured Kevin Dahill, Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association, and was sponsored by Bon Secours Charity Health System-Good Samaritan Hospital.

RBA President Al Samuels and BSCHS's Christopher Banks get preview of Kevin Dahill's outlook for healthcare in New Year
RBA President Al Samuels and BSCHS's Christopher Banks get preview of Kevin Dahill's outlook for healthcare in New Year

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RBA Business Expo & Networking Reception - December 8, 2016

Networking after the RBA Expo


RBA Expo attendees


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Green Council

Read the Green Council Case Study:
Company Saves Over $5000 in Energy Costs

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