PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Welcomes Attorney John B. D'Agostino

Pullman & Comley is pleased to announce the addition of John B. D’Agostino as a member of the firm in the Real Estate practice. He will be based in the firm’s Hartford office.

Attorney D'Agostino works with institutional investors such as life insurance companies and pension funds in making U.S. and international investments in commercial real estate and natural resource assets, including equity, debt and hybrid interests. Debt transactions may be private placements of notes or mortgage loans, and include senior, subordinated and mezzanine financings. He also represents owners in leasing, developing, and operating real estate, as well as acquisitions and sales.

“We are delighted that John D’Agostino has joined our firm,” said Gary O’Connor, chairman of the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use Department.  “His extensive transactional experience in real estate, finance, acquisitions and sales and other debt transactions will provide additional depth to our department. He will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”

In addition to commercial real estate, John's practice includes significant transactions in debt and equity investments in timber and natural resource assets. 

After beginning his career at Connecticut General Life Insurance Company and gaining experience in each unit of the legal department, John spent 15 years with a real estate investment boutique law firm he co-founded. Prior to joining Pullman & Comley, John was also a partner at two other Connecticut law firms. 

John is a member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Connecticut Bar Association and the New York Bar Association.  He is listed in “Connecticut Super Lawyers.” John received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Connecticut; his J.D., with honors, from the University of Connecticut School of Law; and his LL.M. in taxation from Boston University School of Law.  He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.

About Pullman & Comley: 

Pullman & Comley celebrated its 95th anniversary in 2014 and is one of Connecticut’s largest firms, providing a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally.  Pullman & Comley’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; environmental, energy and telecommunications; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation; property valuation; real estate and land use; and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury, Connecticut and White Plains, New York.  The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms.  For more information, please visit

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