Corde, Richard B.

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Richard B. Corde joined Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. in 2016 and is Of Counsel with the firm’s Litigation Department. Corde’s practice involves complex commercial and residential landlord-tenant litigation as well as contract and lease negotiations. Corde has experience representing residential and commercial landlords, developers, and tenants in a variety of disputes.

Corde earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Union College and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School where he obtained a Certificate of Real Estate Law. Corde is licensed to practice law in New York.

Prior to becoming an Associate, Corde worked at Rosenberg & Estis as a Juris Doctor. While pending admission to the bar, he worked as a law clerk and a summer associate.

Notable Work

• Represented a developer in numerous buyout agreements with rent-regulated tenants to successfully deliver a vacant development
site for a high rise tower.
• Successfully obtained a judgment of possession for cooperative apartment owner in 7 yearlong holdover proceeding where Rosenberg & Estis was substituted in as counsel for owner.
• Represented owner of iconic Upper West Side residential building in lease negotiations relating to the phase-out of J-51 benefits.
• Represented REIT in negotiations with the Office of the Attorney General relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
• Successfully recovered $500,000.00 judgment for commercial landlord in holdover dispute with upscale steakhouse chain.

Areas Of Practice   

  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Administrative Law

Bar Admissions   

  • New York, 2016


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 2015
  • Union College, Schenectady, New York
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List

Published Works   

  • Let Freedom (of Contract) Ring: Yellowstone Waivers Are Enforceable, New York Real Estate Law Reporter, Volume 35, Number 8, 2019
Richard B. Corde
Richard B. Corde
  • Of Counsel


New York, NY






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