Since joining the firm in 2012, Jeff has focused his practice on representing lenders in a wide range of loan transactions, both regionally and nationally. From small business and middle-market lending to large syndicated and participated loans, he works closely with clients at all stages of the loan structuring, closing and post-closing process.
Jeff enjoys the variety of representing community and regional banks, national lenders and other types of financial institutions in commercial real estate loans, construction loans and asset-based loans. He also regularly represents foreign lenders in advising on U.S. collateral and security components of cross-border transactions.
Jeff also represents borrowers on the financial components of various development projects. He joins his fellow colleagues in the Corporate Practice Group to assist with a team-effort approach for some of the firm’s largest developer clients, both on a local and regional scale.
A frequent presenter at lender credit and loan approval committee meetings, Jeff has been recognized as an Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star.
Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers®Rising Star, 2016-2021
Greater Binghamton “20 in their 20s” Award Winner
Education & Admissions
State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2010
State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S., magna cum laude, 2007
Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Represented a national lender on acquisition financing for a business and real estate purchase in the greater NYC area, including a $14 million mortgage loan, $40 million borrowing base line of credit and $5 million demand line of credit.
Represented a community lender on construction-to-permanent and bridge loan financing for a $65 million mixed-use project in the City of Buffalo that included brownfield tax credits.
Represented a foreign lender with U.S. mortgages and personal property security across California, Georgia and Texas in connection with a foreign credit facility.
Activities & Professional Associations
Muscular Dystrophy Association, Volunteer
Zoological Society of Buffalo, ProZoo Board, Member