Michael Capellupo’s practice focuses primarily on real estate litigation, commercial and residential mortgage foreclosures, distressed assets, workouts, title litigation, and landlord and tenant matters. Prior to joining Kriss & Feuerstein LLP, Mr. Capellupo was associated with Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C., a prominent mid-level real estate firm on Long Island where he handled all litigation aspects of the regional distressed asset portfolios of Bank of America, US Bank, and Wells Fargo, among other national mortgage servicers. He also practiced with Bruce J. Bergman, a leading legal expert on real estate litigation and author of the practice treatise, Bergman on New York Mortgage Foreclosures.
In this ever-volatile real estate market, Mr. Capellupo recognizes his clients’ needs for speedy recovery of distressed assets. He is well-versed in the procedures and pitfalls of the New York State court system, and he draws on this experience to expeditiously navigate the litigation process. Mr. Capellupo has successfully represented all types of lenders including national banking institutions, thrift associations, investment management firms, and private investors.
Mr. Capellupo is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law and is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. He is a native New Yorker and an active community member in his hometown of Bayside, Queens.