Richard Tschernia was born in London, England and moved to the United States when he was 3 years old. He grew up in Long Beach, NY and attended Long Beach High School. He graduated in 1974 and attended State University of NY Farmingdale where he graduated in 1978.
Richard began his career in Mortgage Banking as a Loan Officer and as of February 2018 he begins his 37th year in Mortgage Banking. He is currently Senior Vice President of Freedom Mortgage.
He currently directs the Affinity Loan Program of Freedom Mortgage The relationships that were acquired and nurtured over the last 20 years are a culmination of trust between Rich and the Union Presidents. He has currently grown these relationships over the years to over 35 Law Enforcement, Municipal and Labor Unions.
Rich is also Treasurer for the Signal 30 Board for the New York State Police.
He is married and has two children and currently resides in Point Lookout, NY. He is a Baseball enthusiast and enjoys music.