Awards and Honors

Award from Columbus Day Committee to Grand Marshall
Congressman Steve Rothman, October 8, 2000

  • United Jewish Community Outstanding Achievement Award, 1984
  • President, Bergen County Democratic Mayors Association, 1985-1986
  • Bergen County Legal Services Pro Bono Award, 1988
  • American Jewish Committee Human Relations Award, 1988
  • Grand Marshall, Columbus Day Parade (Lodi, Garfield, Hackensack), 2000
  • N.J. Sicilian-American Federation Man of the Year, 2000
  • Riverkeeper’s Friend of the Hackensack River Award, 2003
  • Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree, Fairleigh Dickenson University, 2009
  • Pete & Toshi Seeger Wetlands Preservation Award, Presented by Jeff Tittel of The Sierra Club, 2012
  • Bergen County Democratic Party “Hall of Fame”, 2012
  • NAACP Trailblazer Award, 2013
  • Qualified N.J. Civil, Chancery & Estates Mediator Certificate, 2014

2004 National Grand Heron Award from the North American Waterfowl Management Plan
for Significant Contributions to Waterfowl and Wetland Conservation

Former Congressman Rothman receiving the Pete and Toshi Seeger
Wetlands Preservation Award from NJ Sierra Club Director, Jeff Tittel, November 2012