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Lori Ostrover Managing Paralegal

Indiana University, BA | NYU, Paralegal Studies
lori@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2070

A graduate of New York University's Paralegal Program and a proud member of the Katz and Matz family since early 2006, Lori possess a full understanding of the New York residential real estate market and is known by all in the industry. She has forged strong relationships with many brokers who often reach out to her directly as they know that she is always there for them. During her long tenure, she has worked on all types of transactions throughout NYC and the surrounding suburbs. Lori takes great pleasure when former clients reach back out to work with the firm and/or refer their friends and family. In addition, she assists in the firms day to day operations, ensuring that things run smoothly and efficiently. Always accessible, responsive and helpful, Ms. Ostrover's assistance is certain to make your purchase or sale as stress-free as possible.

Katlyne Ryan Paralegal

St. John's University, BS, 2011 | ABA-Accredited Paralegal Certificate | Brooklyn Law School 2019* (expected)
katie@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2075

Katie works with the attorneys and clients throughout each phase of the transaction. She is involved from the initial stages of contract negotiations and due diligence up through to the preparation of all final closing documents. Katie is always readily available and is keen on being responsive and reactive to the clients' needs. Her intelligence and knowledge of the process become evident right from the outset. With a paralegal certificate and legal studies minor as well as prior experience working in a real estate law firm, Katie is well-suited to ensure a smooth transaction and has developed great bonds with numerous brokers and clients. She attends law school in the evenings at Brooklyn Law School.

Justin Musumeci Paralegal

American University, BA, 2010
justin@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2089

With many years of experience in the legal field, Justin assists with all of the aspects of the firms transactions and overall operations. He is especially skilled in conducting thorough due diligence reports for clients, his knowledge of estate transactions and eye for reviewing lien searches and title policies. Additionally, Justin has handled numerous closings and is well known and liked by transfer agents, bank counsel and peers throughout the industry. Numerous brokers often request that Justin assist and work on their client’s transactions. His intelligence and desire to help others are just some of his great strengths. He is a life-long New Yorker, and his vast knowledge and familiarity with New York City is a great asset with regards to all aspects of our firm’s real estate transactions.

Peter Langone Paralegal

Stony Brook University, BS, 2010
peter@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2074

Peter proactively assists our attorneys in all matters of purchase and sales transactions. With his previous experience in the real estate banking industry, Peter is able to execute numerous tasks effectively and efficiently to ensure our clients have an easier and smoother transition to the closing table. He prides himself on his quick responses to clients’ and brokers’ inquiries and his professionalism throughout the entire transaction. His calm demeanor, patience, organizational skills and positive attitude are just some of the reasons brokers and clients look to Peter whenever they need assistance.

Edward Klinger Paralegal

New York University, BA 1991 | Aaron Copland School of Music, MA 2007
ed@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2423

Ed brings a unique and diverse set of experiences to Katz & Matz. Having previously worked in title insurance as a clearance and escrow officer, as a freelance title and settlement closer, and as Closing Coordinator for two of NYC's top property management firms, he is familiar with the real estate closing process from a number of perspectives. He has conducted thousands of closings, and with this experience comes a patient and professional approach to each transaction he is involved with.

Olta Xhacka Banking Paralegal

New York Film Academy- Screenwriting | New York University- Economics
olta@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2071

Olta joined the Katz and Matz family in 2015. With over five years of experience in closing bank transactions for all major lenders and mortgage institutions. Her experience includes title review, collateral review, preparation of loan documents and rectifying post-closing issues. Her ability to work hard in a fast-paced environment help facilitate a smooth closing process for all of our clients. She is currently enrolled at New York University in the evening, studying Economics.

Rosa Stanley Paralegal

Queens College, BS, 2012 | Boston University - Paralegal Certificate
rosa@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2081

With over five years of paralegal experience working as both a transactional and banking paralegal, Rosa is well versed in every aspect of residential real estate and is always willing to assist and help others. She is uniquely positioned to work with everyone from first time home buyers to seasoned investors throughout their purchase, sale or refinance. Rosa works very closely with the partners and all colleagues at the firm. She prides herself on her responsiveness and diligence to ensure a pleasant and smooth transaction for all. Throughout the entire process, her positive attitude, attention to detail and thoroughness stand out.

James Zhu Banking Paralegal

Stony Brook University, BA/BS, 2012 | New York Law School 2020*(expected)
james@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2066

James is well versed in all aspects of residential real estate transactions. He has closed numerous loans for many institutional lenders, as well as assisted private individuals in their purchase of co-ops, condos and homes throughout NYC. He prides himself on his thoroughness, responsiveness and calm demeanor. James is fluent in Mandarin and Shanghainese and looks forward to working with you. He attends law school in the evenings at New York Law School. In his spare time, James enjoys hiking and cooking.

Nathalie Marcille Paralegal

St. John’s University- Theology
Nathalie@katzmatz.net | (646) 380-2064

With over 10 years of Hospitality and Customer Service Experience, Nathalie has made a seamless transition into Real Estate. As a result of her many years in service, she excels at her position due to her inter-personal and communication skills. She prides herself on her ability to interact with clients and to keep them as informed and up to date as possible. Nathalie has also been particularly focused on all due diligence and interactions with managing agents, although she is eager to help with any and all aspects of your transaction.

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