George P. Esernio
Mr. Esernio is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Business and New York Law School and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1969. He was also admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of International Trade. His experience includes representation of institutional, corporate and individual clients in connection with purchase, sale, leasing and financing transactions involving commercial and residential real estate, both in New York State and nationally, including syndication of apartment complexes. For many years, Mr. Esernio handled commercial and residential real estate matters in New York and Florida for the renowned developer, William J. Levitt. Mr. Esernio also has significant experience in the formation and dissolution of corporations, limited liability companies and the preparation of shareholder, limited partnership and operating agreements; the purchase and sale of supermarkets, funeral parlors, restaurants and liquor stores; liquor license applications; family and matrimonial matters; preparation of wills, probate and administration proceedings; and guardianship proceedings. He has served as Court Evaluator, Attorney for Alleged Incompetent Persons and, for many years, was the Court appointed guardian in one of the largest guardianship proceedings in Nassau County. Mr. Esernio is active in community and charitable organizations and has served as an officer, director and general counsel of the North Shore Boys & Girls Club, the South Queens Boys & Girls Club, the North Shore Soccer Club, the Joseph Licitra Scholarship Fund, the Justinian Scholars, the Jay’s World Childhood Cancer Foundation and has been a member of the St. John’s University Council, American Legion Post #336, the Community Against Substance Abuse, the Athletic Advisory Council at North Shore High School, the Open Campus Committee at North Shore High School and the North Shore Booster Club. He has been a member of the New York State, Nassau County and the Queens County Bar Associations.