Result Archives: Decisions

Michael Rikon recovered $473,578 as an additional allowance pursuant to EDPL Sec. 701 in Matter of Port Chester, Bologna-Didden bringing the total recovery to $4,735,714. The Condemnor’s advance payment was $975,000.

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Michael Rikon recovered $472,055 as an additional allowance in Mazur Brothers v State of New York, which brought the total recovery to $4,972,055. The State’s total appraised damages were $1,011,500.

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Jonathan Houghton recovered $241,740 from the Hon. Wayne R. Saitta for an additional allowance pursuant to EDPL § 701.  Matter of City of New York (Paolella), 2015 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 4338 (Sup. Ct. Rich. 2015).  This was in addition to $810,000 plus interest of $306,940 awarded after trial.  The award was affirmed on appeal. 122 AD3d 859 [2d Dept 2014]  The City’s offer was $165,400.

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Michael Rikon won an affirmance in the Appellate Division, Second Department in Matter of M.T.A. (Longridge Assoc.). The award was for $4,375,000. The condemnor’s appraised damages were $700,000.

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Jonathan Houghton won an affirmance in the Second Department in a significant regulatory taking wetlands case, Matter of City of New York (Paolella).

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Michael Rikon won an affirmance from the Appellate Division, Second Department in Split Rock Partnership v Rockland County Sewer Dist. No. 1 for an award of $8,100,000. The advance payment was $244,800. The total award with interest is $12,400,000.

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Michael Rikon won an affirmance in the Appellate Division, Second Department in Matter of Village of Haverstraw (AAA Electricians). The award was $6,500,000. The Village’s appraisal was $1,000,000.

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Joshua Rikon won the trade fixture claim of Little Angel Day Care Center in the Spring Valley Urban Renewal proceeding. The Hon. Bruce E. Tolbert awarded $469,114 plus interest. The condemnor’s appraised damages were for $90,960.

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Michael Rikon obtained an additional allowance in the Atlantic Yards proceeding for PJK Realty in the sum of $468,918, bringing the total award to $5,603,166. The condemnor’s advance payment was $3,675,000.

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Michael Rikon obtained a decision after trial for 730 Equity Corp. in the Atlantic Yards proceeding from the Hon. Wayne P. Saitta. The Court by decision dated May 7, 2014 awarded $9,186,000 plus interest as against an advance payment of $2,280,000.

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