Jeff joined L&M in 2007 as General Counsel. He is responsible for the supervision of the legal staff and insurance matters at L&M. Prior to joining L&M, Jeff served as General Counsel for eleven years at a New York City based real estate investment and operating company specializing in the financing, ownership and operation of Class A office buildings and shopping centers. Jeff was also a real estate associate at Shearman & Sterling for seven years and was the Chairman of the real estate department for a minority and women-owned Westchester County based law firm. Jeff earned his B.A. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D from the College of Law at Syracuse University. Jeff serves as a Board Member for the Somers Education Foundation.