MLG is led by founding partner Gary D. Marinosci, Esq. and backed by a team of skilled attorneys and paralegals, all experienced in sophisticated real estate transactions.

John R. Carr

Account Executive
Office: 845-432-5565
Direct: 914-466-5107

An expert communicator, John’s main role is fostering excellent client relationships, solidifying new business partnerships and providing superior customer service. He is a strong team builder, personal motivator and trainer, and has specialized training in conflict management.

He is a sought-after expert on the mortgage industry for radio and television segments, and offers educational seminars for Realtors and banking professionals. With more than 20 years in the industry, he has been the keynote speaker for mortgage, insurance, and realtor conventions in various locations throughout the northeast.

John also serves on the Board of Directors for the Children's Home of Kingston, volunteers for his local food kitchen and offers his skills as a grant writer for various nonprofit organizations. An amateur photographer, several of his works have been accepted to hang in New York’s galleries. He is also a member of the Drum Corps Association, a jazz trumpet player and proud grandpa.


Montclair State University

Drew University

Notary Public for the State of NY


Professional Associations and Awards
Mortgage Bankers Association of NY

Mortgage Brokers Association of NY Rotary Club

Outstanding Sales Achievement 2002-2006

Lynn Piscopo, Esq.

Managing Attorney

Brian S. Lyda, Sr., MBA

Of Counsel
Phone: 518-379-9333

Located in the Halfmoon, NY office, Brian conducts real estate closings throughout the Capital Region,providing thorough legal guidance for our clients.

Prior to joining MLG, Brian assisted businesses and individuals in connection with succession planning for closely-held and family-owned businesses, advising on tax strategies, exit strategies, cash needs in the event of death, retirement or disability, asset protection and buy-sell agreements. With commercial litigation experience in state and federal courts, Brian also represented individuals and businesses in contract disputes, debt collection, bankruptcy, negligence and liability claims.


Bar Admissions:
New York State (2001)

Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2001)

State of Florida (2002) – inactive status

United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (2001)

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2003)

United States Supreme Court (2005)

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2007)

United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York (2008)

United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (2014)

Albany Law School at Union University, Juris Doctorate

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, MBA

Boston University’s School of Engineering, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

375 Business Park
4 Nancy Court, Suite 5
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Phone: 845-245-3018
Email: lpiscopo@mlg-realestatelaw.com

259 Route 17K
Newburgh NY 12550

Phone: 845-245-3018
Email: lpiscopo@mlg-realestatelaw.com