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.
What a great evening we had as the RBA celebrated 50 years of doing business in Rockland County.
It was a party with men on stilts; jugglers; clowns; a mime, a magician and a wonderful jazz quartet.
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.
Be a part of the business community and get involved!
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.
We offer numerous networking opportunities, seminars and workshops that impact your bottom line.
See our calendar for networking and education events
Additionally, RBA offers:
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
Platinum Level Partners
Atlantic, Tomorrow's Office
Orange and Rockland
Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative 825
Ginsburg Development Companies
Oak Beverages Incorporated
The Byne Group
Korn Rosenbaum LLP
Montalbano, Condon & Frank, P.C.
The Nyack Seaport
21 Burd Street, Nyack
Registration & Networking:
11:15 am – 11:45 am
Entree Served: 12:10 pm
Business 12:35 pm
Speaker 1:00 pm
A Look Ahead
New Executive Director, NYSEDC
West Group Law PLLC,
Teno West, Esq.
Members: Registration & Payment: $50
Late Registration after 11/13: $55
Day of event or at the door: $60
Prospective Members: $70
RSVP Required - Call in advance for any special dietary requirements
The 8th Annual RBA Green Council Awards Luncheon took place on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Rockland Country Club. The lunch was sponsored by Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc.
The goal of these awards is to highlight the success of members who advance environmentally-conscious business practices. The awards were adorned with beautiful photographs by Paul Tappaden.
Michael Shilale, Architect and Chair of the RBA Green Council, Danielle Petrow, Aptar Congers; John McDowell, Rockland Farm Alliance; Elisha Tropper, Cambridge Security Seals and Vincent Mazzillo, Sterling National Bank.
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It was a great day on the links at New York Country Club, chaired by Barry Dorfman.
Al Samuels and RBA Board members Sheldon Horowitz, Mike Shilale, Dr. Mary Leahy, Joe Lagana, Joe Allen and Bill Madden attended the opening of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
2017 Pinnacle Award Honorees
Sterling National Bank
Good Samaritan Hospital
The Lynmark Group