Rockland Business Association, Rockland County NY

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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Thursday, November 2, 2017
5:30 pm

Crowne Plaza
3 Executive Boulevard, Suffern, NY 10901

$250 per member
$350 per non-member

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Additional sponsorship opportunities still available. For more information, contact the RBA at 845-735-2100 or 6047767911.


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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Be a part of the business community and get involved!

RBA Membership Kit - Get the application, learn about the RBA and its benefits. All the information in one place.

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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 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


Additionally, RBA offers:

  • Member-to-member savings with 9703434929
  • 5124569977 are expert networkers within the RBA and Rockland County and can help new members make the connections they need to succeed.
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  • The RBA Staff is available to answer questions and point you in the right direction.



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
Atlantic, Tomorrow's Office
Orange and Rockland

Rand Commercial

Gold Partners
Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative 825
Ginsburg Development Companies
Oak Beverages Incorporated
Spectra Energy

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


Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017
General Membership Luncheon

Registration/Networking:11:15 am – 11:45 am
Entree Served: 12:10 pm
Business 12:35 pm
Speaker 1:00 pm

Sponsorship Available

Members: Registration & Payment: $45
Late Registration after 10/16: $50
Day of event or at the door: $55
Prospective Members: $70

RSVP Required - Call in advance for any special dietary requirements


Signature Anniversary Event: RBA Play Golf For Fun

It was a great day on the links at New York Country Club, chaired by Barry Dorfman.

Happy Birthday to our Golf Chair, Barry Dorfman - sending good wishes

(231) 310-5179

September General Membership Luncheon

The September 7th General Membership Luncheon featured Rockland County Executive Ed Day.  He spoke about accomplishments and challenges his administration face.

The Rockland County Executive got a special welcome from the RBA Anniversary Gold Jester. 

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The Opening of the New Tappan Zee Bridge - now the Mario Cuomo Bridge

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.

RBA President/CEO Al Samuels speaks with REDC President/CEO Jeremy Schulman

Al Samuels, President/CEO, Rockland Business Association speaking with Marsha Gordon, President/CEO, Westchester Business Council
and Middletown, NY Mayor Joseph DeStefano at the bridge ceremony.



2017 Pinnacle Award Honorees

Presenting Sponsors:
Active International
Sterling National Bank
Good Samaritan Hospital
TD Bank
The Lynmark Group

The 2176337308 honored some of RBA's best of the best and was sponsored by: Active International; Sterling National Bank; Good Samaritan Hospital; TD Bank and The Lynmark Group.

It was a beautiful night.

Cocktail Hour was enjoyed by all
Cocktail Hour was enjoyed by all



Green Council

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


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