Mr. Salomone focuses his practice on real estate development, zoning, environmental permitting, and related litigation. He routinely appears before local municipal boards, having successfully secured vacancies, subdivision, site plan approvals, re-zonings, zone text amendments, and special permits. He has counseled residential and commercial/retail developers, assisted living facilities, private schools, and country clubs.
Prior to joining Zarin & Steinmetz, Mr. Salomone headed his own firm, The Law Office of Kory Salomone, P.C., where he served a wide range of clients with varied, complex legal needs. He previously spent more than a decade at Veneziano & Associates, a boutique firm in Westchester County specializing in land use and zoning.
His work includes representing developers with a 115-key hotel and restaurant in North Castle, age-restricted townhouses in North Castle, and a 40-unit apartment building located in Croton on Hudson. Mr. Salomone is licensed to practice in Connecticut, where he sits on the Inland Wetlands Board in the Town of Ridgefield, CT. He is a member of the Bars of New York and Connecticut.
Mr. Salomone earned his J.D., cum laude, with a special focus on environmental law and land use at the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. He graduated Ithaca College with a B.S. in Cinema and Photography. He began his career in the film industry in New York City, working full time on major motion pictures and television shows. He has written articles on land use and environmental law that have been published in a variety of outlets.