Richard J. Sandor, Jr.

Richard J. Sandor, Jr. 914 761 1300

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Richard is Special Counsel to the Firm. His principal areas of practice include commercial and residential real estate transactions, real estate financing, commercial lending transactions, leasing, and corporate law.

He represents banks, companies, organizations and businesses on a variety of corporate transactions, such as formation, joint ventures and other corporate matters. Richard graduated with a B.A. cum laude from the University of Colorado and received his J.D. from Albany Law School where he was also an Edgar A. Sandman Fellow.


  • Albany Law School, J.D.; 1995
  • University of Colorado, B.A., cum laude; 1992


  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Connecticut State Bar Association

“Life After the City of Chicago?”
Albany Law Environmental Outlook, Vol. 1, Spring 1995


“I love puzzles, and I love my practice because it affords me the opportunity to listen to my clients, to be given their puzzle, and to figure out its solution.” - Rich
Our cannabis law team has curated a selection of blogs, legal alerts and industry trends in our 2022 Cannabis Law Practice Newsletter. Our cannabis attorneys understand the unique challenges the industry faces, including navigating the complexities of launching a cannabis business in the emerging market, new legal developments and industry trends.
Cuddy & Feder’s Cannabis Law Practice group attorneys Kristen Motel, Sharon Cooper, Richard Sandor, Tiffany Montouth, and Maximillian Mahalek submitted comments on New York’s draft Adult-Use Cannabis regulations to the New York State Office of Cannabis Management (OCM).
In late 2021 the Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Department used a unique and little-known financing process to close on a $11,000,000 construction and equipment loan for a new, state-of-the art firehouse to be built in Putnam County, New York. The unusual part of this financing?