John Dello-Iacono

John D. Dello-Iacono, Esq. 

Mr. Dello-Iacono is a founding Partner, and heads the tax lien department, handling all aspects of the collection of municipal taxes.

Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Dello-Iacono was a senior litigation associate at Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak, LLC, where he was responsible for all contested matters related to the firm’s representation of the New York City Tax Lien Trusts.

Mr. Dello-Iacono began his career working for a solo practitioner in Michigan, representing individual and corporate clients with family law, probate, insurance, criminal, copyright and contractual legal matters. Upon relocating to New York, Mr. Dello-Iacono’s focus shifted to Real Estate and prior to working at Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak, LLC, Mr. Dello-Iacono represented Condominium, Cooperative and Homeowners Associations with various legal matters involving those entities.

Mr. Dello-Iacono has successfully represented the New York City Tax Lien Trusts with matters involving the interaction of many legal disciplines. A list of appellate matters handled can be found below:

  1. NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST v. ACKERMAN, 82 A.D.3d. 447 (1st Dept. 2011) – Wherein the Court rejected the “erroneous classification” argument presented in the underlying action with respect to the subject property and affirmed the lower Court’s decision to vacate fraudulently filed tax lien discharges. (NY. ST. TAX REP. (CCH) P 20110314007)
  2. NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST v. MCGILL, 138 A.D.3d 1077 (2d Dept. 2016) – Wherein the Court found the period for redemption had expired, and that the lower Court lacked the equitable power to limit the statutory interest accruing on the tax lien.
  3. NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST v. SALEM REALTY, 69 A.D.3d 593 (2d DEpt. 2010) – Wherein the Court found that the plaintiffs entitlement to bring an action pursuant to RPAPL 1503, was unrelated to the action underlying the appeal and therefore, dismissing same.

For more information, you can contact John at: [email protected].