Professional Profile: Yvonne Cort 2018

Yvonne Cort

Name: Yvonne Cort

Title: Partner

Company: Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld, LLP

Location: Jericho, NY

Birthplace: Glen Cove, NY

Education:  University of Pennsylvania Law School

First job: Stuffing envelopes for my dad’s company

First job in real estate or allied field: What I do now – helping people with current or potential tax issues. Buying a second home, or moving into or out of NYS or NYC, can lead to a residency audit, and it’s important to know the law and what documentation is needed. 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? As a tax attorney, I assist individuals and businesses with IRS and NYS tax problems, on Long Island and the greater New York City area, and beyond.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I like to go for a walk, or watch a good program on Netflix or Amazon. 

Favorite book or author: Too many to choose just one!

Favorite movie: My Cousin Vinny 

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? The score for Hamilton

One word to describe your work environment: Stimulating

Rules to live by in business: Live with integrity, treat everyone with respect, and know your own value.