As founding partner of the Bullard Law Group, Ed always takes the practical approach on behalf of his clients to “get the deal closed”. With more than 20 years of experience representing landlords, tenants, borrowers, lenders, buyers and sellers in sophisticated and complex commercial real estate and corporate matters, Ed always seeks to reach sensible solutions without compromising his client’s rights or business goals.
Ed has successfully represented major retail, restaurant and franchise brands, as well as small businesses in connection with their business, acquisition and leasing needs. He has handled numerous matters in New York City, Long Island, the Metropolitan Area and many other States, including California, Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Illinois, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
Ed also actively represents several real estate developers, successfully represented them with their acquisition, financing and disposition of commercial properties, including build-to suit, owner occupied, multi-family, mixed use and self-storage properties.
He has been recognized by Long Island Business News in its “Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate” edition and in the “The Real Deal-New York Real Estate News” for handling one of the most expensive deed transactions in New York City. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is consistently recognized and recommended by other real estate professionals.
Ed graduated magna cum laude from the SUNY Stony Brook with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and was salutatorian of the School of Engineering. He was nominated to make the graduation speech at their commencement ceremony. Ed earned his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where he was a member of the Hofstra Law Review.
He is married to his wife Arlene since 2000 and has three children. Ed enjoys and regularly participates in numerous sporting activities, including basketball, football, golf, softball and skiing. He is extremely active in his home community of Hauppauge, New York, where he volunteers with the Hauppauge and Catholic Youth organizations and has coached numerous team sports with his children over the last 10 years.