Professional Profile: Yvonne Cort 2018
Name: Yvonne Cort
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.