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Marilyn B. Monter ’76 Honored as Hofstra’s Alumna of the Year ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, MARILYN B. MONTER ’76

Gerald Monter. The Holiday Organization is the

was named Hofstra University’s Alumna of the Year at

developer of the various Hamlet communities on

the annual Alumni Awards Dinner. The awards

Long Island, as well as several Colony communities in

ceremony, which was held in conjunction

South Florida. In addition, the company developed

with the University’s annual

three golf-course communities on

Fall Festival, took place at

Long Island, which include one

The Garden City Hotel in

private and two public facilities.

Garden City, New York.

After earning a J.D. from

“I accepted this award, not

Hofstra Law, Monter served as the

for what I have accomplished,

assistant dean of the Law School,

but for what President

and then became an in-house

Rabinowitz and the board

attorney for Allied Chemical

have accomplished these last

Corporation (now Honeywell

few years,” Monter said.

International Inc.). She joined the

Monter recently

Holiday Organization in 1984.

completed her term as chair of

Monter is recording secretary

the board of trustees of

of the Suffolk Y Jewish Community

Hofstra University, and her

Center, vice chair of Planned

tenure was marked by many

Parenthood of Nassau County and

milestones in Hofstra’s history,

a member of the board at The INN.

including the accreditation of

She previously served on the

the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ

boards of the North Shore-

School of Medicine, the

Long Island Jewish Health System,

entrance of its first class this

The Feinstein Institute for Medical

past fall and the recent

Research and The Elmezzi

announcement of a new

Graduate School of Molecular

School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Medicine, and is a former trustee of Friends Academy

Monter was named chair of the board of trustees in

in Locust Valley, New York.

October 2008 and had served as a member of the

In 2005 Monter was named a “Woman of

board since 2003.

Distinction” by Distinction magazine, and in 2008 and

Monter is executive vice president of the Holiday

2009 she was honored by Long Island Business News

Organization, Inc., a Westbury-based real estate

as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women on

development company, founded in 1951 by her father,

Long Island.

H

I accepted this award, not for what I have accomplished,

but for what President Rabinowitz and the board have accomplished these last few years.

Hofstra Law Report • SPRING 2012

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Hofstra Law Report, Spring 2012  

HOFSTRA LAW REPORT, Hofstra Law’s magazine, is published once a year by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Hofstra Law Report, Spring 2012  

HOFSTRA LAW REPORT, Hofstra Law’s magazine, is published once a year by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.