Kory uses a commonsense approach to counseling clients on the intricacies of land use, zoning, SEQRA and environmental permitting.
Over the past decade and a half, Kory has helped shepherd all types of projects through the municipal approvals process. These include residential subdivisions, mixed-use developments, hotels, country clubs, senior living facilities, and schools. Kory regularly appears before municipal boards to secure subdivisions, site plan approvals, zoning amendments, special permits, and variances.
Kory also handles real estate transactions and Article 78 proceedings. In connection with his land use matters, Kory prepares easements, declarations and covenants, community benefits agreements, and other land use related documents. Kory has also created and extended special utility districts to service project sites.
Kory is licensed to practice in both New York and Connecticut, where he is a former member of the Town of Ridgefield Inland Wetlands Board.
Prior to joining Zarin & Steinmetz, Kory headed his own firm, The Law Office of Kory Salomone, P.C. He previously spent more than a decade as a zoning and land use attorney at Veneziano & Associates, in Westchester County.
Kory 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. Kory spent the first decade of his career in the film industry in New York City, working full time on major motion pictures and television shows and managing numerous camera departments.