Jesse D. Rutter


Jesse D. Rutter joined the firm in 2018, bringing with him thirteen years of experience gained while practicing law in New York.

No stranger to New England, Jesse received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. He graduated with distinction from St. John’s University School of Law in 2005, where he was on the executive board of the Moot Court Honor Society and a member of the school’s national moot court team.

His legal career began as an Assistant District Attorney with the Queens County District Attorney’s Office.  While an ADA, he prosecuted various types of misdemeanor and felony offenses including domestic violence, drug and firearm offenses, driving while intoxicated, assaults, and thefts. He also worked closely with the New York City Police Department on large-scale drug and firearm investigations. In 2009, Jesse moved into private practice and was eventually named partner in a prestigious insurance defense firm on Long Island.

Jesse’s practice at Hanscom, Collins & Rutter focuses on real estate matters for buyers, sellers, and lenders, landlord-tenant issues, estate planning, and administration and business law.

Jesse enjoys being involved in the community. He currently serves as the Board President of Rockland Main Street, Inc., as well as serving on the Executive Board of the Sail, Power, and Steam Museum. He lives in Rockland with his wife (a Rockland native and Rockland High School graduate), his four children and their English bulldog. In his free time, he likes being outdoors, rooting for the Mets, and coaching his kids’ sports teams.

Jesse’s assistant, Maureen Peabody, can be reached at