Brendan J. DeRiggi

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Partner Brendan DeRiggi is Co-Chair of the Banking and Commercial Lending Group. He also practices in our Real Estate and Litigation Groups.  

He currently represents over 15 banks, credit unions and private lenders in various aspects of commercial lending, including loan structuring, document negotiation and closing of commercial transactions. He has a national practice and has closed loans in over 40 states. He regularly represents lenders in CRE loans, C & I loans, multifamily loans, construction loans, leasehold financing and asset based credit facilities. He is a designated Closing Counsel for the SBA in regard to its 504 and 7a loan programs.

He also represents buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, and borrowers in an array of commercial transactions including acquisitions, sales, leasing, 1031 exchanges and Industrial Development Agency transactions.

He also represents lenders in commercial foreclosures, debt restructurings, workouts, modifications, enforcement
actions and general litigation matters.

Mr. DeRiggi’s professional accomplishments have been profiled in the media. Long Island Business News described him as one of the “Ones to Watch,” referring to him as the “go-to-attorney” for firms seeking SBA financing.

Mr. DeRiggi graduated from St. John’s University School of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Seton Hall University. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.


St. John’s University School of Law1996
Seton Hall University, B.A., 1993 

Bar Admission
New York 

Court Admission(s)
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York 

Charitable Involvement Honoree, Outreach House
Ones to Watch, Long Island Business News 

Community Involvement
Huntington YMCA, Board Member
Diabetes Research Institute
American Heart Association
Epilepsy Foundation