Steven Troup

Partner

P 212.216.8020   F 212.216.8001

 
P 212.216.8020   F 212.216.8001   stroup@tarterkrinsky.com

Steve Troup is a Partner at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP and chairs the Cooperative and Condominium Practice. As counsel to approximately 60 residential and mixed-use cooperative corporations and condominium associations, he advises on cooperative and condominium law, governance issues, construction issues, financing and litigation, arbitration and mediation. Steve also represents clients in the purchase, sale and financing of residential and commercials properties.

Acting as a trusted advisor, Steve counsels small businesses, serving their contract, financing, corporate and related needs.

A trained mediator, Steve serves on the panel of the Co-op/Condo Dispute Resolution Project of the New York City Bar Association. Steve also conducts private mediation work.

Representative Matters:

  • Obtained full insurance coverage and an award of all attorneys’ fees for a co-op client from five carriers in a complex intentional tort litigation
  • Negotiated significant concessions from an investor who bought co-op apartments in bulk
  • Successfully navigated a sponsor default that resulted in his co-op client obtaining 16 previously sponsor-owned apartments without payment
  • Represented numerous clients in connection with the purchase of high-end residential Manhattan properties in excess of $30 million.

 

Community Involvement
  • Steve serves as special counsel regarding various issues for The Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry, New York, a 100+ year old nonprofit agency providing services to children and families, and also mentors young boys with learning and emotional disabilities
  • Steve was an instructor at Pratt Institute, Evening Division, teaching cooperative and condominium law (1986 and 1989)
  • Member and Counsel, Save the Inn, a committee of private citizens which won a reversal of opinion by the County Commissioners and County Engineer of Delaware County, New York, to revise a proposed bridge replacement project and saved a 200 year old mill turned bed and breakfast, Halcottsville, New York (2008-2010)
  • President, boards of directors of three different housing co-ops (1985-2009)
Education
  • New York Law School, J.D. 1980
  • The Ohio State University, B.A. 1977
Admissions
  • All courts of the State of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Community Involvement
  • Steve serves as special counsel regarding various issues for The Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry, New York, a 100+ year old nonprofit agency providing services to children and families, and also mentors young boys with learning and emotional disabilities
  • Steve was an instructor at Pratt Institute, Evening Division, teaching cooperative and condominium law (1986 and 1989)
  • Member and Counsel, Save the Inn, a committee of private citizens which won a reversal of opinion by the County Commissioners and County Engineer of Delaware County, New York, to revise a proposed bridge replacement project and saved a 200 year old mill turned bed and breakfast, Halcottsville, New York (2008-2010)
  • President, boards of directors of three different housing co-ops (1985-2009)
Memberships
  • New York City Bar Association, Cooperative and Condominium Law Committee (2012-2014 and 2016-present), and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2009-2015)
  • New York City Bar Association, Co-op/Condo-Alternate Dispute Resolution Subcommittee (2009-2014)
  • New York State Bar Association, Real Property Committee and Cooperative and Condominium Subcommittee (1995-present)
  • New York County Bar Association (1981-present)
  • Certified mediator, New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division (2014-2017)
Articles
  • “The Stuff of Nightmares,” Habitat Magazine, 2014
  • “The Ultimate Do It Yourself Project,” The Cooperator, 2013
  • “Unfairly Charged,” The Cooperator, 2013
  • Real Estate Q&A Section, New York Times, Numerous, 2004-2012
  • Mind Your Manners, Mr. Board President
  • Tenants Who Leave Early: Do Not Assume You Can Avoid the Rent, The TKD Advisor
  • Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke in Residential Apartments, The TKD Advisor
Speaking Engagements
  • Strategic Steps for Growth, Young Media Companies, New York University, 2013
  • NYC Office Condominium Market Overview, Bank of America, 2011
  • Co-op and Condo Law Update, NYS Society of CPA,s, Manhattan Branch, 2011

What I do when not practicing law:
Steve and his wife Debbie are avid skiers, hikers, bicyclists and travelers.

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Education
  • New York Law School, J.D. 1980
  • The Ohio State University, B.A. 1977
Admissions
  • All courts of the State of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Memberships
  • New York City Bar Association, Cooperative and Condominium Law Committee (2012-2014 and 2016-present), and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2009-2015)
  • New York City Bar Association, Co-op/Condo-Alternate Dispute Resolution Subcommittee (2009-2014)
  • New York State Bar Association, Real Property Committee and Cooperative and Condominium Subcommittee (1995-present)
  • New York County Bar Association (1981-present)
  • Certified mediator, New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division (2014-2017)
Articles
  • “The Stuff of Nightmares,” Habitat Magazine, 2014
  • “The Ultimate Do It Yourself Project,” The Cooperator, 2013
  • “Unfairly Charged,” The Cooperator, 2013
  • Real Estate Q&A Section, New York Times, Numerous, 2004-2012
  • Mind Your Manners, Mr. Board President
  • Tenants Who Leave Early: Do Not Assume You Can Avoid the Rent, The TKD Advisor
  • Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke in Residential Apartments, The TKD Advisor
Speaking Engagements
  • Strategic Steps for Growth, Young Media Companies, New York University, 2013
  • NYC Office Condominium Market Overview, Bank of America, 2011
  • Co-op and Condo Law Update, NYS Society of CPA,s, Manhattan Branch, 2011