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Steven Coury Partner

New York, NY | Direct 212.631.4412Fax 914.487.7323
Westchester County, NY
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Steven Coury concentrates on highly structured real estate finance and capital markets transactions, as well as office and retail leasing. His real estate finance practice includes CMBS origination and securitization, balance sheet lending, mezzanine lending, EB-5 lending, preferred equity, intercreditor relationships, participations, syndications, workouts and restructurings, warehouse lending, hard money lending, and agency loans. Steven represents both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing and subleasing transactions, including office, retail, bank branch, and signage. Steven’s practice also includes joint ventures, developments, and casino gaming.

Steven has extensive experience representing borrowers, lenders, servicers, special servicers, private equity funds, special opportunity funds, and casino gaming companies. Steven is experienced in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions, financing, leasing, partnerships, joint ventures, developments, real estate fund formation, and workouts and reorganizations. He frequently represents lenders, investors, servicers, special servicers and borrowers in connection with commercial loan originations, workouts, and foreclosures. He creates long-lasting relationships with his clients through creative legal solutions and a deep understanding of his clients’ business objectives.

Steven has represented and advised major institutions, including Walker & Dunlop, Deutsche Bank, Cantor Fitzgerald, Penn National Gaming, Hunt Investment Management, Atalaya Capital Management, American Immigration Group, SL Green Realty Corp, Capital Trust, Citigroup, DLJ, Fortress, CIT and Anglo Irish in connection with the origination of mortgage loans, mezzanine loans and secured and unsecured lines of credit, syndication and securitization of loans, and workouts and foreclosures of loans.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of developer on the joint venture, acquisition, development, and financing of a property on Half Street in Washington, DC
  • Representation of an investor on the origination of a $6.44M mezzanine multi-family construction loan
  • Representation of an investor on a $25M EB-5 mezzanine loan secured by indirect interests in 281 Fifth Avenue, New York
  • Representation of an investor on a $20M EB-5 mezzanine loan to finance a hotel in Rockaway Beach, New York
  • Represented money center bank on its Manhattan branch leasing

  • Represented international financial institution on leasing of its Park Avenue headquarters

Recognition & Involvement

Steven Coury was selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers - Rising Stars in 2014.


Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions

New York



Fordham University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1999

Fairfield University, BA, 1996


Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC)

Mortgage Bankers Association of New York (MBA)

National Multifamily Housing Council

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