ATTORNEYS
,Founder & Managing Partner 
Richard M. Contino
Contino Partners is led by founder and managing partner, Richard M. Contino, Esq.  Mr. Contino is an internationally-recognized capital equipment leasing expert, with an extensive legal, business, marketing, tax, transaction structuring, financial and management background.

Mr Contino holds an L.M., Corporate Law, New York University Graduate School of Law; a Juris Doctor, University of Maryland School of Law; Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

He is a former acting General Counsel at De Lage Landen Financial Services.  He is an advisor on all types of start-up and on-going capital equipment leasing business activities for lessors, lease lenders and syndicators, equipment vendors, lease investors and corporate lessees.

In addition, Mr. Contino is the author of numerous leasing and financing books. He conducts equipment leasing and business seminars throughout the United States for professional organizations, as well as for private corporations.

He is the author of the following books and book material:
  • COMMERCIAL LAW & PRACTICE GUIDE, LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2008,
       2018 (Revision Leasing Editor)
  • NEW YORK COMMERCIAL LAW (2012 Edition), LexisNexis Matthew Bender
       (UCC Art. 2A Chapter Author)
  • THE COMPLETE HANDBOOK OF EQUIPMENT LEASING, AMACOM BOOKS 2002 and
       2006; Second Edition, 2015
  • ASSET-BASED FINANCING, LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2006                            (Revision Tax Editor)
  • THE COMPLETE BOOK OF EQUIPMENT LEASING AGREEMENTS,        AMACOM Books, 1997
  • HANDBOOK OF EQUIPMENT LEASING, AMACOM Books, 1989; Second Edition,1996
  • NEGOTIATING BUSINESS EQUIPMENT LEASES, McGraw-Hill, 1995,
       Second Edition, 1998
  • LEGAL AND FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF EQUIPMENT LEASING TRANSACTIONS,
       Prentice-Hall, 1979
  • THE FRANCHISING HANDBOOK, AMACOM Books, 1993 (Finance Author)
  • BAD FEELINGS BAD BUSINESS, 2013, York House Press
  • TRUST YOUR GUT! - A Practical Guide to Developing and Using
       Intuition for Business, AMACOM Books, 1996
  • BUSINESS EMOTIONS, Wordware Publishing Co., 1989; York House Press,
       2012 Revision