Steve has been working in the field of adoption for 30 years with over 2,500 families who have successfully adopted internationally and domestically. His activities have primarily consisted of conducting home study investigations. Steve has written the chapter on the Home study for the NYS Bar Association 1997 publication Adoption Law in New York. Steve is also president of the Adoptive Birth Mother Foundation, an agency that provides post placement educational, health, vocational and financial support to birth mothers. He participates in many adoption conferences and has served as a board member for the Steinway Mental Health Organization. Steve has one adult son with whom he takes annual adventure trips. He also has a sister with two adopted children. His degrees include an LMSW from NYS and an LSW from New Jersey.