Brian Quinn and Lino Sciarretta Join Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP to Open Rockland County Office
WHITE PLAINS, NY – Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two new partners, Brian Quinn and Lino Sciarretta, former members of Montalbano Condon & Frank, PC., which maintains its office in New City, NY and will continue its legal practice. Mr. Quinn practices in the areas of banking, real estate, and land use law, while Mr. Sciarretta practices real estate and land use law. Their joining the Firm greatly strengthens Bleakley Platt & Schmidt’s Land Use & Zoning practice. They are also spearheading the opening of a Rockland County office.
Mr. Quinn worked for Manhattan law firms for over a decade before relocating to Rockland County, where he has practiced law for more than thirty years. In that time, he has represented commercial lending institutions in complex commercial mortgages, construction loans, asset based lending, and creative financing. He has prosecuted numerous commercial foreclosures and has represented commercial lenders in preserving and enforcing creditors’ interests after debtors have filed for bankruptcy.
Mr. Quinn has also prosecuted and defended various types of real estate litigation on behalf of title companies, individuals, and corporate entities involving Article 15 bar claim actions, tax foreclosures, easements, adverse possession claims, and boundary line disputes.
Thoroughly familiar with local and state zoning practices, procedures and environmental law, Mr. Quinn has represented many of Rockland County’s major companies and developers on land use and zoning matters.
In his twenty-three years practicing law, Mr. Sciarretta has held the positions of Town Attorney for the Town of Clarkstown, NY and Village Attorney in several municipalities. He has considerable commercial litigation and transaction experience and has represented governmental agencies, developers, municipalities, and private sector clients in zoning, real estate development, civil rights, discrimination in employment, and environmental matters.
Additionally, Mr. Sciarretta has a wide range of experience in real estate transactions, encompassing commercial mortgages, construction loans, sales and acquisitions, and leasing. He represents sellers, buyers and public benefit corporations (Industrial Development Agencies) in various transactions involving commercial, industrial, and residential properties and has represented lenders in workouts, mortgage closings, and commercial loan transactions.
He brings to bear his substantial experience representing clients before state and federal courts on zoning and land use controversies, as well as environmental and real estate matters.
Both Mr. Quinn and Mr. Sciaretta join Bleakley Platt & Schmidt from Montalbano Condon & Frank. The valued relationship of these firms is made stronger by the arrival of Quinn and Sciarretta at Bleakley, and Montalbano Condon & Frank wishes both partners the best as they embark on this next chapter of their careers.
In welcoming Mr. Quinn and Mr. Sciarretta to the Firm, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt furthers its legal services in the practice areas of real estate, commercial finance, environmental law, and now, land use & zoning. Mr. Quinn and Mr. Sciarretta will lead the Firm’s Rockland County office, expanding the Firm’s presence in the Hudson Valley region.
Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP is Westchester’s preeminent law firm, with a more than 85-year legacy of providing superior legal counsel to residents and businesses of Westchester and Rockland Counties, as well as the entire Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, CT. To learn more about the Firm’s services, visit https://www.bpslaw.com/, or contact its offices at (914) 949-2700.