Practice Areas
Commercial Real Estate, Finance, Commercial Leasing and Residential Real Estate
Partner, Greenwich, CT
203. 862.2318

Cyd heads Whitman Breed’s Real Estate Practice Group. She has practiced in the area of commercial real estate focusing on leasing, finance, acquisition and development for more than 25 years. Cyd was previously Associate General Counsel for a national fully integrated real estate company with development, ownership, management, construction and brokerage operations of office, retail and mixed use properties. She currently represents numerous landlords with retail, office and mixed use portfolios, and as well as national retail and office tenants. Cyd also represents commercial property owners and tenants in tax appeal actions. Additionally, she represents general contractors, trade contractors and individuals in connection with the construction and development of high end residential properties. She has been a panelist and lead speaker on several round table discussions sponsored by the International Council of Shopping Centers and an instructor in real estate courses for the Building Office Managers Association in New York.

Professional and Community Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Greenwich Bar Association
  • Real Estate Finance Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Westchester Business Council

Instructor, “Basic Real Estate Law,” Building Office Managers Association 2010 Co-Speaker, “Co-Tenancy, Opening and Operating Covenants: Black and White or Shades of Gray,” International Council of Shopping Center Law Conference, October, 2012

Co-Speaker, “The Exclusive Games: A Duel Between Healthy Tenant Mix and Destructive Competition,” International Council of Shopping Center Law Conference, October, 2014

Senior Editor, Pace University Law Review, 1986-87

Honors and Recognition
  • Recipient, HOBE Award
Pace University School of Law, J.D., 1987
Northeastern Illinois University, B.A, cum laude, 1980
Admitted to Practice
Connecticut, 1988

New York, 1988