John E. Jones
700 Security Mutual Building 80 Exchange Street
John E. Jones joined Hinman, Howard & Kattell in 1988 and is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Oil and Gas Practice Groups. Mr. Jones focuses his practice on commercial and residential real estate, oil and gas law, and cooperative ownership of real estate. He represents local, regional, and national banks and insurance companies in commercial and residential real estate lending transactions as well as buyers and sellers of commercial and residential real estate. He represents local cooperatives and homeowners associations and has worked with developers to form cooperatives, homeowners associations, and a senior residential community.
Mr. Jones has assisted clients with the purchase and sale of mineral rights, including severed mineral estates, and has advised lenders as they establish policies to address the impact of gas leasing on their mortgage portfolios.
He also has lectured to the New York State, Broome County, and Schenectady County bar associations on commercial real estate and oil and gas matters. He is a member of the Broome County Bar Association’s committee on continuing legal education. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the NY State Bar Association’s Real Property Section
Mr. Jones has achieved an AV rating with Martindale Hubbell. He is a graduate of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce Broome Leadership Institute and an Advisor to Sepp, Inc., a developer and manager of Senior Residential Communities.