Robert C. Johnson, Phillips Lytle Partner

Robert C. Johnson

(585) 238-2002
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Mr. Johnson’s practice includes a broad range of commercial real estate at the local, regional and national levels. He devotes a significant portion of his time to the representation of financial institutions, developers and investor clients in the financing, acquisition and sale of commercial real property. Mr. Johnson represents both landlords and tenants in the negotiation of leases involving commercial properties which include office space, retail space and industrial (manufacturing and distribution) facilities. Mr. Johnson also represents the corporate and business banking divisions of financial institutions in the structuring and closing of secured and unsecured credit facilities and loan participation agreements.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Rochester Banking and Finance Law, 2016
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2012-2013


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1973
  • Denison University, B.A., 1970

Professional Associations

  • Monroe County Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Estate Section
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property Law Section

Past Activities

  • Hillside Children’s Center, Board of Directors