Raymond L. Ruff

Governing Committee Member

Rochester; New York City
(585) 238-2058
(212) 508-0458
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Mr. Ruff concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial loan transactions, including SBA guaranteed loans, commercial loan transactions and commercial real estate.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, 2009-2023
  • Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award, 2000
  • Academic All-American Basketball Player, 1987


  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1990
  • Hartwick College, B.A., cum laude, 1987

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Forum on Construction Law
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property Law Section

Present Activities

  • Honeoye Falls Sports Booster Club, President
  • Honeoye Falls Youth Lacrosse, Board of Directors
  • Honeoye Falls Youth Basketball, Board of Directors
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes, NE Board of Directors
  • Phillips Lytle Firm Governing Committee, 2023-2025

Past Activities

  • Meals on Wheels, Volunteer
  • Phillips Lytle Banking & Financial Services Group, Chair, 2011-2015
  • Phillips Lytle Firm Governing Committee, 2007-2015
  • Small Business Council of Rochester, Board of Directors
  • Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc., Board of Directors