As a Senior Associate in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Real Estate Law practice, Raymond focuses his practice on commercial and residential real estate financing transactions, commercial real estate transactions and development, title review and commitment preparation. He represents developers in subdivision acquisitions, and he represents lenders in commercial and residential mortgage transactions, as well as commercial and residential purchasers and sellers.
Raymond has extensive experience drafting residential and commercial contracts of sale, leases and mortgage documents including, but not limited to: commitment letters, promissory notes, mortgages, security agreements, assignment of rents and leases, environmental compliance and indemnity agreements, unlimited guarantees and UCC-1 filings. He prepares homeowners association and condominium association offering plans with declarations of covenants and restrictions. Raymond also performs title reviews, survey readings and prepares commitments of title, as well as obtaining necessary title curatives.
Beyond his work in the real estate practice, Raymond represents clients in estate planning, estate probate and estate administration proceedings in all New York State Surrogate’s Courts. He assists with matters including wills, guardianships and advance directives such as power of attorney and health care proxy, among others.
Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Raymond worked for several Buffalo law firms in their real estate practices.
Raymond received his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his juris doctorate from the University at Buffalo School of Law. He is a director of ECAL Veterans for Veterans, a not for profit corporation which primarily assists military veterans in need, and he is a youth hockey coach and active in his parish.
Raymond was the examining counsel for Chicago Title Insurance Company and Stewart Title Insurance Company, and he was acting general counsel for the Lancaster Industrial Development Agency.
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