Richard M. Beers, Jr., Phillips Lytle Partner, Office Leader

Richard M. Beers, Jr.

Partner, Office Leader
Rochester, New York City
(585) 238-2021
(212) 759-4888 ext. 2021
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Mr. Beers focuses in the area of commercial real estate transactions, including development and financing, foreclosures and distressed loan resolutions, real estate tax matters, bankruptcy, condominium and planned unit development offerings, and environmental matters.

Additional Areas of Focus

Condominium and Planned Unit Development Offerings

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Honors & Awards

  • Listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2017-2018
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Rochester-NY Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year”
    • Named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Rochester-NY Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2007-2015, 2017


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1984
  • Bates College, B.S., 1981

Professional Associations

  • American Legal & Financial Network
  • American Bar Association
    • Law Practice Management Section
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Greater Rochester Enterprise
  • Monroe County Bar Association
    • Real Estate Section
  • National Tax Lien Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Municipal Law Section
    • Real Property Law Section
  • Rochester Business Alliance
  • Rochester Downtown Development Corporation

Present Activities

  • Rochester Downtown Development Corporation
  • Hunt Hollow Ski Club, Inc., Board of Directors