Why work with Ronald S. Cook?
Degrees, Certifications, Licenses
- Licensed Real Estate Broker
- LL.M. Masters Degree in Law
- J.D. Juris Doctrine (Law
- M.B.A. Masters Degree in
- B.S.B.A. Bachelors Degree in
Graduate level commercial
real estate training
Prior mortgage broker
license and lending experience
- NY Teaching Permit (1991)
- Admitted to Federal Court
(Eastern and Southern Districts)
- Admitted to the U.S. Tax
- Westlaw, Advanced Legal
- Lexis, Certificate of Legal
- Completed NITA litigation &
- CTT+, Certified Technical
- MCT, Microsoft Certified
- MCSE, Microsoft Certified
- MCDBA, Microsoft Certified
- Dickstein Shapiro Morin &
- Roberts, Sheridan & Kotel,
- JP Morgan (now JP Morgan
- Merrill Lynch, NY, NYC
- Kidder, Peabody & Co. (now
Paine Webber), NYC
- Bankers trust, NYC
- Dreyfus (now a Mellon
Financial Company), NYC
Working with Mr. Cook can help with:
He will analyze your financial situation to help you determine how much you
He is familiar with the process of buying a home and can explain things to you.
He can easily access information on all properties listed for sale by Realtors
in your area.
He can set up appointments for you to see homes that interest you.
He will help you complete all the necessary paperwork when it comes time to make
He will help you arrange financing.
He will be there at closing to answer your questions and make sure everything
Choosing a Realtor
Searching for your dream home can be a time consuming experience.
Working with a professional Realtor will make the process much more efficient.
Since most people spend a fair amount of time with their Realtor, it's important
to choose a Realtor you feel comfortable with, and one who is responsive to your
The following questions will help you decide if a particular Realtor is right
Do they return your phone calls?
Do they ask you questions to determine what you want/need in a house?
Do they perform a financial analysis to help you determine how much you can
Do they explain things clearly?
Do they suggest financing methods?
Do they seem knowledgable about the community?
Do you feel comfortable spending time with them?
the answer to most of these questions is "Yes" - you've found yourself a great
you find yourself answering "no" to many of these questions, or to any
individual questions that are important to you, you should keep looking until
you find a Realtor you feel comfortable with.