Brian A. Potestivo, President – Managing Attorney

Brian Potestivo

Education: J.D., Cooley Law School; B.S., Michigan State University

Admitted to Practice: State of Michigan; United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; United States District Court, Western District of Michigan; United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois; United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Rochester, Michigan

Brian A. Potestivo founded Potestivo & Associates, P.C. in 1990.  Originally founded as a local, single-person practice, over the years, Brian has expanded the firm to encompass multiple employees with offices in two states.  By directing the firm’s focus and developing a keen understanding of the real estate finance and credit industry, Brian has created a company centered around following firm legal principles, advocating for his clients best interests, and exhibiting exceptional customer service.

As an experienced attorney and business owner, Brian has shaped his practice into a nationally recognized leader in the legal services real estate finance and credit industry. He has accomplished this through his strong leadership abilities, dedication to his clients, professionalism, and a thorough knowledge of the law. Brian also understands the challenges that face our current marketplace and works with clients to implement successful solutions.

Brian has a deep commitment to Potestivo & Associates, P.C., and a genuine desire to represent clients in a positive manner through meaningful and conscientious work.  He understands the importance of being part of the solution in a time of economic uncertainty, and he is constantly working to ensure that Potestivo & Associates, P.C. provides the best possible legal solutions to our clients.  In addition, he also strives to promote superior legal knowledge and advocates for fresh and creative ideas to make a positive mark on the real estate finance and credit industry as a whole.

Brian is also active in several key industry and professional associations, traveling regularly to meet with industry professionals and advocate on behalf of clients in legislative efforts on a State and Federal level. He has been awarded the AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale Hubbell, and has also been selected to Super Lawyers®, where he was recognized as a top real estate attorney for 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.