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Joseph P. Harrington, White Plains Commercial Finance & Banking Lawyer

Joseph P. Harrington


Professional Profile

Joseph P. Harrington, who chairs our Commercial Finance and Real Estate Transactions groups, has represented many institutional lenders, including savings banks and commercial banks and life insurance companies in structuring and closing construction, interim and permanent mortgage loans on office buildings and parks, apartment buildings, hotels, marinas, residential and commercial condominium projects, industrial complexes, shopping centers, golf courses, municipal parking facilities, affordable housing projects, mixed use developments and residential subdivisions. Many of these transactions have involved sophisticated financing techniques, such as sale and leaseback, leasehold, mezzanine and industrial bond financing.

Joe also has extensive experience representing institutional lenders in secured and unsecured corporate lending transactions, including, for example, revolving credit facilities, term loans, credit lines and letters of credit.

During his career, Joe has also represented private companies and individuals in the development, financing, leasing, sale or exchange of raw land, office buildings, apartment buildings and residential subdivisions.

With the assistance of our Business Litigation lawyers, Joe also advises clients on problem loans which may require restructure, workout and, if necessary, litigation, including mortgage foreclosures.

Joe has also received a peer review rating of AV®Preeminent on Martindale-Hubbell®.

Significant Matters & Cases

Joe has been involved in many different transactions in a variety of settings. Click at representative matters for a description of some of the matters.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • A former member of the title advisory board of First American Title Insurance Company of New York, Joe is a frequent lecturer on commercial mortgage transactions. He is a former director and officer of the Westchester County Bar Institute, has served as president of the White Plains Bar Association and as a co-chairman of the Law Office Management Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association.
  • A past director of the Westchester Philharmonic, Joe has served both as a trustee and counsel for the 52 Association for the Handicapped, Inc., a not for profit organization dedicated to aiding the physically challenged, which honored him in 1994 with its Medal of Honor. In 1993, he was honored by the National Conference of Christians and Jews. In 1999, he and his wife, Katherine, were honored by the Dominican Sisters Family Health Care Services.


Admitted to Practice

  • New York 1972
  • Massachusetts 1965

Contact Me

If you think you may require the assistance of Joe Harrington in any matter, email (jharrington@mccarthyfingar.com) or phone him (914-385-1035) with any question you may have.