Thomas E. Taylor

Land

The single, largest investment most people and businesses ever make involves real property and the home or business developed upon it.  No wonder, then, that finding the most experienced, knowledgeable and trustworthy attorney to help with both simple and highly complex real estate matters is an important decision.

It is also no wonder that matters involving simple or complex real estate finance transactions, as well as advice on bringing creative real estate ideas to fruition, are frequently referred to Tom Taylor. His longstanding reputation as an authority in real estate, financial, and general business matters has been built, over many years, on his highly regarded dependability, legal I.Q., and the trust clients place in his ability to handle their cases and solve their issues confidently. Tom is not a problem passer; he’s a problem solver—the authority that professionals go to when they need answers.

Experience

  • Served as Counsel for the Town of Skaneateles
  • Represented major financial institution in secured real property transactions
  • Assisted client, a large homeowners association, in the acquisition of significant acreage to its common property reserve
  • Negotiated Exclusive Marketing Agreement for telecommunication system expansion in major real property development
  • Foreclosed on significant historical retail/residential project
  • Assisted client in Section 1031 exchange
  • Closed on multiple SBA 504 loan financing projects that resulted in the opportunity for many small businesses to grow and expand
  • Acquired Ground Lease rights for client in significantly regulated area
  • Concluded cable television franchise agreements for large municipality in New York State

Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association, Member, Former Board of Directors (1993-1995)
  • Onondaga County Bar Association Assigned Counsel Program, Former Board of Directors (2002-2006)
  • Washington DC Bar Association

Community Involvement & Acknowledgements

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association, Member, Former Board of Directors (1993-1995)
  • Onondaga County Bar Association Assigned Counsel Program, Former Board of Directors (2002-2006)
  • Washington DC Bar Association

Education

J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1987, summa cum laude
M.A., Michigan State University, 1983
B.A., Syracuse University, 1979, magna cum laude

Admissions

New York
District of Columbia



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