Daniel Bukszpan is a freelance contributor for CNBC.com. He has been a writer for 20 years and is the author of "The Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal," published in 2003 by Barnes and Noble and "The Encyclopedia of New Wave," published in 2012 by Sterling Publishing. He also contributed to "AC/DC: High-Voltage Rock 'N' Roll, The Ultimate Illustrated History," "Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast" and "Rush: The Illustrated History," published by Voyageur Press. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, Asia, and his son, Roman.
When the first marriage vows are legally exchanged by New York state’s gay couples, the housing market, the financial sector and others are likely to see changes. CNBC.com spoke with experts in these fields and asked what trends they expect to see when New York state's gay couples start saying "I do."