Real Estate 
   - Residential
   - Commercial



Attorneys and Staff

Charles B. RosensteinCharles B. Rosenstein
email: crosenstein@cbrlaw.net

Chuck is a native of Albany, New York, with 25 years of experience in handling residential and commercial real estate transactions. He also handles will preparations and estate Administration. A 1986 graduate of Colgate University, Chuck received his law degree from Albany Law School in 1989.

Chuck is a highly regarded real estate attorney, who has represented numerous lenders, sellers, and purchasers in real estate transactions over his legal career. He also has substantial experience in title examination, and is a licensed agent for Chicago Title Insurance Company.

Chuck utilizes his background, knowledge and experience to great advantage for his real estate clients. He has worked with a diverse client base to achieve excellent results in consumer and commercial collection matters and landlord-tenant matters. He has also assisted many clients with will drafting and estate issues.

Robert Orapello
Email: rorapello@cbrlaw.net

Robert OrapelloRob is a native of the Capital District and currently resides in Albany.  He joined our firm in November of 2014 as an Associate.  Rob received his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Albany in 2009 and earned his Juris Doctorate at Albany Law School of Union University in 2013. 

Rob is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.  His practice will focus mainly on the representation of purchasers, sellers, and lenders in residential and commercial real estate transactions.  He can also assist clients with will drafting and estate issues. 

Rob is a member of the New York State and Albany County Bar Associations. 

Debbie Karius, Paralegal

Debbie has worked in the real estate/title insurance industry since 1998. Debbie is one of our closing coordinators at the office, She is responsible for handling those matters where our office is personally representing a buyer or a seller in the closing transaction. Debbie lives in Colonie, New York.

Sindy McBride, Paralegal
email: smcbride@cbrlaw.net

Sindy has been working in the legal/real estate industry since 1992. At our office, she is responsible for all aspect of the title and closing process including ordering, reading and preparing title search notes and abstracts for preparation of title commitment for closing. She prepares closing documents and closing statements on behalf of purchasers, sellers and various mortgage lenders (including HUD Settlement Statements) for residential and commercial transactions.  She, also handles all the day to day responsibilities of Marathon Title such as procedures, billing and remittance to our Underwriter on a monthly basis. Sindy's knowledge and experience allows our firm to handle title and settlement closings in all counties in New York State. She resides in Rensselaerville, New York.

Cindy Hudson, Paralegal

Cindy specializes in the handling of closings where our firm acts as the settlement or closing agent for the Mortgage lender. She is responsible for all aspects of the settlement process from scheduling, to preparing the closing documents and HUD Settlement Statement, to handling post closing issues. Cindy has been in the legal field since 1992. She resides in Colonie.

Rebecca Hudson, Paralegal
email: rhudson@cbrlaw.net
Rebecca provides legal and administrative support for the attorneys and paralegals in the firm. She came to the firm with 5 years of legal experience.  Rebecca graduated from Schenectady County Community College in 2010 with an associate’s degree in paralegal studies.

Rebecca lives in the Capital Region and she enjoys listening to music, traveling and spending time with family and friends.