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Richard Cohen joined Stonehenge NYC in 2008 as General Counsel, serving as the chief legal officer for the Company, and was named a Senior Vice President in 2015. He has over 30 years of extensive real estate and banking experience. Mr. Cohen supervises the Stonehenge Legal Department which provides legal advice and support to Stonehenge Partners, Inc. and its affiliates for their ongoing operations and for new strategic plans and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Stonehenge, Mr. Cohen held the position of Managing Director and Assistant General Counsel at The Witkoff Group LLC, a real estate development firm based in New York City and was a member of the firm Stomber, Witkoff & Cohen LLP. Mr. Cohen’s responsibilities included the acquisition, financing and leasing of more than 10 million square feet of office and retail space in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and Texas, the development (including assemblage, ground-up construction and financing) of a residential luxury high rise building in New York City, and the acquisition and conversion of several buildings into luxury residential condominiums.
Prior to holding that position, Mr. Cohen was a partner at Robinson, Brog, Leinwand, Greene, Genovese & Gluck P.C. representing real estate developers and financial institutions.
Mr. Cohen received a B.A. from Syracuse University, graduating with magna cum laude honors, then continued his education at Syracuse University College of Law where he served as editor of the Law Review and was a member of the Moot Court Board. Mr. Cohen also received a Masters degree in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
Mr. Cohen is a member of the American Bar Association and the following committees: Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust; Construction Industry Section; Commercial Financial Services Committee; Subcommittee on Secured Lending; Subcommittee on Loan Documentation; Subcommittee on Creditors' Rights.