Monteleone & Monteleone

Monteleone & Monteleone

Monteleone & Monteleone was founded in 1976 and has maintained its offices at 19 North Moger Avenue in Mount Kisco, New York since that time.

Firm Overview

Dedicated to client relationships Monteleone & Monteleone is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to individuals and businesses, customized to each client's needs and objectives.

As can be seen by the biographies of Anthony J. Monteleone and Gregory A. Monteleone, the firm is very well respected and highly rated, active in all local, state, and federal courts.

Our firm prides itself on having developed longstanding relationships with our clients based on a record of trust and results.

We work closely with our clients respecting their needs and offer experienced, common-sense, legal representation.

Our attorneys are admitted in both New York and Connecticut.

A record of trust, a record of results
Contact Monteleone & Monteleone now to discuss your legal needs and schedule your free initial consultation. We have the knowledge and experience to handle all your legal matters.

Main Office

Main Office
19 North Moger Avenue
Mount Kisco NY 10549



Real Estate

Experienced Westchester, NY real estate lawyers

Westchester's Anthony J. Monteleone and Gregory A. Monteleone are leaders in handling all types of New York and Connecticut real estate matters, including everything from the purchase of a cooperative apartment unit to the purchase of a strip mall or commercial building.
-Residential and commercial closings
-Land use and zoning
-Landlord/tenant matters
-Cooperative and condominium law

Residential and commercial closings
Monteleone & Monteleone has extensive experience in negotiating all types of real estate contracts of sale. The firm works closely with many real estate brokersboth residential and commercialto ensure the transaction is completed. Many local real estate brokers refer clients to our firm, because they know the client will be treated with respect and provided with answers to all of their questions. Our firm has a dedicated staff of legal assistants and paralegals to work closely together with the attorneys to handle all the needs of the client.

We take as much satisfaction and pleasure in helping young professionals or young couples buying their first home as we do serving seasoned professionals who have been involved in dozens of real estate closings.

In the courtroom or in the office
Many local attorneys in Westchester handle real estate closings. But when a problem arises that may require litigation, they lack the necessary expertise and must refer to a more experienced law firm.

Based on their experience as litigators, Monteleone & Monteleone never has to refer out a difficult real estate transaction. They are as comfortable in the courtroom as they are in the office handling a closing for a client. Why pay for two attorneys when trouble arises when you can hire Monteleone & Monteleone to handle the job from the beginning?

On your side every step of the way
Monteleone & Monteleone prides itself on being there for the client every step of the way regarding a real estate transaction from-
-Making an offer
-Home inspection
-Navigating the loan process and its costs
-Obtaining title insurance
-Attending the closing

Our dedicated staff is available to answer all your questions from the simple to the most complex.

Lending a helping hand
Monteleone & Monteleone handles hundreds of closings a year for numerous banks and lenders. Based on our expertise and extensive knowledge in this area, lenders choose Monteleone & Monteleone to close their loans, because we have the staff and resources needed to get the job done right the first time. Our firms acts as bank attorney for loans closed by JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo, Citibank, Fairfield County Bank, and others.

Land use and zoning
Monteleone & Monteleone has the experience to handle many land use and zoning issues that arise during or after a real estate transaction occurs. We have appeared before all the local planning boards, zoning boards, and architectural review boards in northern Westchester and can navigate and assist the client in all the paperwork and requirements needed to submit a successful package for approval.

Landlord/tenant matters
We have negotiated numerous leases for both landlords and tenants, dealing with the clients and their respective brokers to ensure the terms are fair and equitable. We have the expertise to explain to the client what the terms of the lease mean to them, and the costs normally associated with various types of leases from the basis four-page lease to the hundred-page triple net lease.

We have the experience to work with landlords to handle renegotiations of leases and assist in tenant needs for additional capital and refinancing where needed.

Our firm has handled hundreds of evictions and has the knowledge to handle the eviction process from start to finish.

Cooperative and condominium law
Monteleone & Monteleone's real estate experience also focuses on cooperative and condo law. We have handled contract and bylaw reviews, enforcement, evictions, collections, and litigation. Our goal is to ensure terms meet the needs of the parties involved and when those needs are not met, to take whatever action is necessary to secure fair treatment.

A record of trust, a record of results
Contact Monteleone & Monteleone now to discuss your real estate legal needs. We have the knowledge and experience to handle all your real estate legal matters.

Gregory A. Monteleone

Monteleone & Monteleone

Gregory A. Monteleone began his legal career in the Westchester County District Attorney's Office as an assistant district attorney in 1991. He then moved on for ten years working as a senior trial attorney working for a number of the largest insurance companies defending insureds in complex personal injury actions in New York City and the northern counties. Mr. Monteleone defended both individuals and some of the largest corporations and construction companies in the tri-state area. During that time, Mr. Monteleone tried many cases to verdict.

For about the last ten years, he has practiced with his father and law partner, Anthony J. Monteleone.

Trial attorneyMr. Monteleone has transferred the trial experience and expertise he gained defending various insurance companiesAIG, Continental, CNA, and USF&G/St. Paulto handling significant personal injury actions for plaintiffs injured due to the negligence of others. Mr. Monteleone has recovered millions of dollars for his clients handling everything from automobile accidents, slip and fall cases to complex labor law actions involving injured construction workers in New York City.

Business and commercial lawMr. Monteleone also concentrates his practice on handling the purchase, sale, and refinancing of businesses for individual and corporate clients ranging from restaurants and bars, retail stores, and office buildings.

Criminal lawMr. Monteleone handles criminal matters in all local and state courts. As a former prosecutor, he has successfully defended individuals arrested for driving while intoxicated, domestic disputes, shoplifting, theft, drug offenses, juvenile offenses, traffic, and speeding charges, and other misdemeanor and felony charges.

Real estateMr. Monteleone has extensive experience in all real estate matters, including buying, selling, or refinancing. He has lectured on various real estate issues throughout the state and finds similar satisfaction assisting the nervous, first-time home buyer as the experienced purchaser. He has handled thousands of real estate closings and refinances.

New York Industrial Board of AppealsIn 2000, Mr. Monteleone had the distinct honor of being appointed by then Governor of New York, George E. Pataki, to serve on the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals. The Board was established in 1975 by the New York State Legislature. The New York State Senate confirmed Mr. Monteleone's appointment and he began serving in 2000. As a hearing officer for the board, Mr. Monteleone presided over hundreds of cases during his tenure.

The Board is an independent review and appeals board charged under the New York State Labor Law to provide an administrative review of the validity or reasonableness of rules, regulations, or orders issued by the Commissioner of Labor. The Board provided the many individuals, businesses, and unions of this state who are affected by the labor law with continued exercise of sound and established principles of due process in administrative proceedings. Mr. Monteleone was honored and privileged by his selection by Governor Pataki to the board. He was one of the longest-serving board members in its history, stepping down in 2009.

Current Professional Appointments and Associations- Mr. Monteleone is involved in many civic and charitable organizations in Westchester County and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Country Children's Center Day Care Facility. He is also the past President of the Northern Westchester Bar Association.

Mr. Monteleone presently acts as the Town Prosecutor of the Town of Lewisboro and as Special Counsel to the Planning Board, Zoning Board and Building Department of the Town of Lewisboro.

Mr. Monteleone also acts as the Chairman of the Town of Lewisboro Open Space and Preserves Committee.


St. John's School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1990

Anthony J. Monteleone

Monteleone & Monteleone

Anthony J. Monteleone began his legal career in 1964 practicing law in New York City for a large litigation firm. After three years of trial work in all courts, he moved to Westchester County with two major trial firms before being offered a partnership in a smaller general practice firm in Mount Kisco, New York. During his legal career, he tried many cases to verdict in the areas of real property, zoning and planning, trusts and estates and negligence.

Since practicing in northern Westchester from the late 1960s, he has specialized in complex real estate zoning matters and wills, trusts and estate issues. Mr. Monteleone has argued cases successfully before the Appellate Division and New York State Court of Appeals.

Upon graduation from Holy Cross College in 1957, having attended on a Naval ROTC Scholarship, he was commissioned ENSIGN, USN and assigned to the Gunnery Department on the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (DD850). He rose to Gunnery Department Head in charge of 150 officers and enlisted men. In 1960, he became an instructor of Naval Science at New York State Maritime College where he remained for four years while attending Fordham Law School (Evening Division). In 1964, Mr. Monteleone graduated from Fordham Law School and left active Navy Duty. He joined the Naval Reserve and commanded different reserve units over his 22-year naval career. He is now retired with the rank of Captain, USNR-R.

Mr. Monteleone has been and continues to be involved in many civic and charitable organizations in Westchester County. He is currently is the president of The Foundation for the Mount Kisco Public Library where through his leadership, the foundation has raised over $400,000.00 in donations to be used toward enhancing and expanding the new library's programs and facilities. Mr. Monteleone has served as president of the Mount Kisco Rotary Club, and selected to be a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary. He is a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus and past president of its board of directors.


Fordham University
Juris Doctorate, 1964

Edwin B. Winder, Of Counsel

Monteleone & Monteleone

Edwin B. Winder is a veteran litigation and trial lawyer who practices in New York and Connecticut. Mr. Winder joined the firm of Monteleone & Monteleone in 2004. Previously, he worked as trial counsel to prominent law firms and insurance companies. He also has maintained a private practice. His areas of expertise include:

-Criminal law
-Family and matrimonial law
-Complex tort litigation
-Insurance litigation

Mr. Winder also has extensive knowledge and practice in these areas:
-Real estate law
-Wills and trusts
-Commercial transactions


New York University Law School
Juris Doctorate, 1981