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Matthew P. Cullen

Partner

Matthew P. Cullen is a partner in the firm's Banking Department. His practice focuses on commercial real estate finance and he regularly represents institutional lenders in their capacity as originators of mortgage financing on multi‐family housing, commercial office buildings and shopping centers, as well as secured and unsecured lines of credit, and financing secured by blocks of unsold cooperative corporation shares and the appurtenant proprietary leases. Mr. Cullen negotiates and documents loans for commercial lending institutions, including the drafting and re‐writing of commitment letters, notes, mortgages, loan agreements, modification agreements (loan workouts), guaranties, environmental indemnities and agreements with third parties. He provides advice to the firm's commercial lending clientele and individual borrowers to ensure continuing compliance with federal and state regulations governing lending, mortgages, foreclosure, loan re‐structuring, and bankruptcy.

Mr. Cullen also engages in general practice, providing the firm's individual clients with general legal services, such as transactional real estate, and advising them on general corporate matters and leasing.  Mr. Cullen is a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee.  

Past Experience

  • Assistant District Attorney (1998‐2002), Nassau County District Attorney's Office 

Professional & Community Activities

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Nassau County Former Assistant District Attorneys Association

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