Gregg S. Baker

Gregg S. Baker

Of Counsel
Location:
White Plains, New York
Phone:
914-686-1500
Fax:
914-487-5000
Email:
Linkedin
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Education

  • Fordham University School of Law,
    • J.D.
  • Brandeis University,
    • B.A. magna cum laude

Gregg Baker is of counsel to Yankwitt LLP and is a founding partner of Corrigan, Baker & Levine, LLC. Gregg has practiced law in Westchester County for 30 years for prominent law firms, including his own, which he started in 1999.

Gregg has successfully handled hundreds of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including sales, acquisitions, financing and 1031-exchanges. These transactions have involved a variety of properties, including multi-family buildings, retail shopping centers and office buildings.

Gregg also is a seasoned zoning attorney, having represented developers throughout Westchester and surrounding counties in complex residential, commercial, industrial, religious, educational and mixed-use developments. He has handled all types of zoning applications for subdivisions, site plans, variances, zoning amendments, special use permits and environmental permits. As special counsel to the city of Yonkers, Gregg assisted with the city’s formation of a new zoning ordinance and master plan in 1998.

Gregg has extensive experience in landlord/tenant matters, including commercial, retail and residential leasing and subleasing, as well as successfully handling eviction proceedings in virtually every local municipal court.

Gregg is well versed in matters involving homeowners associations, condominiums and cooperative corporations. He often serves as general counsel them and has drafted and filed numerous offering plans for sponsors.

Gregg has a thriving real estate litigation practice, handling cases at the trial and appellate court levels. He has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous cases, including property disputes, mortgage foreclosures, zoning violations, Article 78 proceedings and adverse possession claims.

 

Certified Legal Specialties

  • New York State Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • White Plains YMCA, Chairman of the Advisory Board
  • YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester, Member of the Board of Governors
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Member