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Chris Montalbano


Christopher J. Montalbano has more than 25 years of experience representing real estate developers and acting as title counsel on a wide variety of real estate transactions.  Chris has underwritten and closed many of Rhode Island’s largest and most complex real estate transactions and regularly assists other attorneys, as special counsel, throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts, advising on complex real estate issues, including condominium, subdivision and zoning law and land use issues and development. Chris also serves as expert witness in real estate related litigation.  A frequent lecturer, Chris is the former president of the Rhode Island Conveyancers Association and a past member of the North Kingstown, Rhode Island Zoning Board.


Chris earned his B.A. from Providence College and J.D. from Suffolk University. He is admitted to practice in Rhode Island,  Massachusetts and Florida.

Jim Belliveau

James J. Belliveau has extensive experience in the legal aspects of real estate conveyancing, leasing, land use, condominium law and title insurance underwriting. Jim effectively and efficiently represents buyers, sellers, investors and developers of real estate and advises banks, credit unions and lending institutions on all aspects of real estate based lending. Jim has also served as corporate counsel to both national and state chartered title insurance companies, providing counsel in regulatory and corporate matters.


Attorney Belliveau is admitted to practice in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He received his J.D. from Suffolk University,and received his B.S. from Boston College.


Jeff St. Sauveur

Jeffrey A. St. Sauveur focuses his practice on all areas of real estate conveyancing, real estate based lending, land use issues, condominium law, leasing and title insurance underwriting.  Jeff is known for his precision in complex real estate development transactions, often representing developers and borrowers and acting as title counsel in deals involving historic redevelopment, economic development bonds, and construction lending. Jeff also serves as expert witness in real estate related litigation.


Jeff is admitted to practice in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  He received his J.D. from American University in Washington, D.C., his M.A. in Middle Eastern and Arabic Studies from New York University and his B.A. from Wesleyan University.


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