Alan Yassky, is a native of Rockland County. In 1964, he and his wife Jean founded Rockland Realty. He has been a Realtor® since 1963.
At the national level, Alan served as NAR treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee from 1998 until 2000. He also served as Vice President and Liaison to Committees in 1996, chair of the Housing Needs Committee in 1992, vice chair of the Education Committee in 1988 and 1990, and served on the Strategic Planning Committee for six years. He has been on the NAR Board of Directors for more than 10 years.
At the state level, Alan was president of the New York State Association of Realtors® in 1987, president-elect in 1986, vice president in 1985, and secretary-treasurer in 1984. In the NYSAR, he was chair of the Budget and Finance Committee in 1984 and chair of the Executive Committee in 1988. He has been a member of the NYSAR Board of Directors since 1980.
In 1987, Alan was named Realtor® of the Year in New York state.
On the local level, Alan was president of the Rockland County Board of Realtors® in 1976, having previously held all of the elected seats of that organization. He also served as chair of the board’s Membership, Legislative, Education, and Nominating Committees. He has also been an officer and director of the Rockland County Multiple Listing System.
Alan was twice-named Realtor® of the Year by Rockland County, in 1980 and again in 1987.
Active in the community, Alan is past president of the Spring Valley Rotary Club and has been a director of the Rockland Cancer Society and the Rockland Housing Coalition. He is past chairman of the Clarkstown Industrial Commission and a member of the M&T Bank Advisory Committee.
In 1983, he was named Rockland County Business Man of the Year. After many years of service on the board of the Rockland Economic Development Agency, a quasi-public agency dedicated to creating and retaining jobs and business in the community, the agency elected him Director Emeritus in 2001.
Alan is no longer involved with day-to-day activities of the business, giving that responsibility to his children, Steven and Laura. Alan’s wife, Jean, passed away in 2008 years ago after 52 years of marriage. They have four children and eight grandchildren. He has lived in Tuxedo Park, NY for the past 30 years.