Macri, Greenspan & Moramarco was founded 50 years ago, and the firm has been at its present location since 1987. Two of the original 3 partners, Raphael Greenspan and Eugene Moramarco, are still active in the practice.

From its inception, Macri, Greenspan & Moramarco has represented a variety of individuals and business entities, mostly in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, including developers, builders, investors, landlords, tenants, buyers and sellers. We represent our clients in all phases of purchase and sale transactions, financing transactions (institutional and private), and leasing transactions. Our clients include local and national custom home builders. With respect to leasing matters, we represent both landlords and tenants in shopping center lease matters, commercial office lease matters, ground lease matters and virtually all other types of property interests.

Our services also include a wide range of other business transactions from entity formation, business buy/sell transactions, preparation of shareholder, partnership and operating agreements and related matters.

The Firm's practice areas also include commercial litigation and matters involving estate planning, trusts, wills, probate and administration of estates and contested Surrogate's Court proceedings.

Our Firm provides full and complete representation to our clients. All client related calls and other communications are returned promptly. Many of our clients have been represented by our Firm continuously for decades, evidencing the confidence that our clients place in us.


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The attorneys at Macri, Greenspan & Moramarco are experienced in the full spectrum of real estate-related activities, from acquisition to development to sale. We offer thorough legal counsel and practical advice to buyers, sellers and lenders involved in every aspect of real estate transactions and lawsuits.

Our attorneys can help you take advantage of today's opportunities in the real estate market, protect the real estate investments you already have and provide quality, cost-effective legal services that will enhance your bottom line.

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At Macri, Greenspan & Moramarco we offer a robust business practice that provides a full range of legal services to a wide range of businesses. We work closely with our business clients during all stages of their operations, from formation through dissolution. Regardless of a company's size or stage of development, our attorneys routinely advise clients regarding a multitude of corporate and commercial issues.

We also work together with attorneys in other practice groups, according to the needs of our clients.

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Each estate plan is unique, depending on the family dynamics and the assets owned by that family. At Macri, Greenspan & Moramarco, our goal is to create and implement an estate plan so that your assets will be owned and managed, and ultimately distributed, to your beneficiaries in accordance with your wishes. Our attorneys assess your estate planning needs and priorities and take advantage of the available legal tools and services that are appropriate for your specific situation.

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When your business, your livelihood and your future depend on effective legal representation, contact our experienced attorneys. To arrange a consultation, please complete the online form or call 516-338-5780.



Raphael (Ray) Greenspan graduated from Brooklyn Law School and has been in practice for over 50 years. Early in his career, Ray was recruited by Price Waterhouse to work in their tax department where he obtained his CPA certification and served as consultant and advisor through Price Waterhouse to many Fortune 500 companies. Since co-founding Macri, Greenspan & Moramarco, Ray has successfully put together real estate limited partnerships and syndications with private investors. He has represented a wide range of business clients in various transactions. Ray also has represented clients before the IRS in resolving all manner of tax disputes and has represented several National Hockey League players in connection with tax and estate planning.

Ray is a leader in his community having served as past president of his Temple and in various volunteer capacities for the Boy Scouts of America, including serving on the Northeast Regional Board.

Ray continues to be sought out by clients for his broad base knowledge and experience in estate planning and general business matters and they greatly benefit from his knowledge and experience.


Eugene (Gene) Moramarco, a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, is a founding partner of the firm and has practiced law for over 50 years. Gene has concentrated his practice in the area of business and real estate, specializing in commercial real estate, high end multi-million dollar residences, tract home developments and commercial leasing.

In addition, Gene has an active general business practice wherein he represents many clients in the acquisition and sale of a variety of businesses.

A longtime resident of Westbury, New York, Gene has served as counsel to a wide range of business clients on Long Island.

As a founding member of this firm, Gene takes great pride in having provided dedicated service and individual attention to the needs of each client.


James W. Cooke (Jim) has over 30 years legal experience and represents clients primarily in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, business transactions, commercial litigation and wills, trusts and estates practice.

Both businesses and individuals whom Jim represents benefit from his vast experience in transactional work, contract drafting, litigation and representation of individuals in contested and uncontested Surrogate's Court proceedings. Jim's ability to handle complex transactional work and his courtroom experience provide a solid base for the invaluable advice he provides to the firm's clients.

Jim received his Juris Doctor degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the Federal Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member of the Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations.


I wanted to thank you again for all of the help that you've given me through your office and most specifically through Jim Cooke. He's truly amazing, and has been an invaluable help and resource. I couldn't have been handled and serviced better if you had guided me through these transactions yourself. He's more attentive and protective than anyone I could've hoped for.

Diligent, incredibly knowledgeable, protective, and supremely skilled, he's a master at his craft.

You have always spent whatever time was necessary on the subject at hand. From our various Real Estate transactions, my husband's business, my business and each family members' Estate planning and final wishes, you remain constant and available.

Your many areas of expertise has allowed us the luxury of knowing that our affairs are being attended to by someone with the "big picture" view. The advice we've received over the many years we've worked together has always been brought with concern for our well-being and the bottom line.


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Carle Place, NY 11514

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