Since 1975, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. has been shaping the New York City skyline.

With over 80 attorneys, R&E is NYC’s largest firm focusing solely on real estate.

Clients benefit from R&E's unique ability to anticipate real estate trends and approach them with innovative solutions.

R&E solves complex real estate problems with an aggressive, streamlined approach that guarantees cost-effective results for owners, developers, investors and the like.

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New York City’s Premier Real Estate Law Firm

Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. is New York City’s largest firm focusing solely on real estate. We are proud of the way we have shaped the NYC skyline over the last 45-plus years.

Our attorneys anticipate real estate trends and approach them with creative solutions, making us the ideal thought partner for owners, developers, not-for-profit corporations, educational institutions, sponsors, equity investors and lenders in both real estate transactions and in all court venues, including landlord-tenant court, State Supreme Court, Federal Courts and the Appellate Terms, Appellate Divisions, and Court of Appeals.

Rosenberg & Estis provides full service representation and advice in every aspect of real estate, from performing due diligence and evaluating financing, to handling joint ventures, acquisitions and leasing, construction and design team agreements, property tax exemptions and abatements, land use and zoning matters, Real Property Income & Expense (RPIE) filings, co-op and condo offering plan filings, distressed situations and bankruptcies, as well as the litigations and negotiations which sometimes ensue when deal making.

Board of Directors

Luise A. Barrack

Jason R. Davidson

Michael E. Lefkowitz
Managing Member

Eric S. Orenstein

Deborah E. Riegel

Gary M. Rosenberg
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Blaine Z. Schwadel

Richard L. Sussman


Deborah E. Riegel was honored with the Leonard Litwin Tree of Life Award at Jewish National Fund’s 2021 Tree of Life Gala.


WINNER: Litigation Department of the Year

Congratulations to Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. on its selection as New York Law Journal’s Top Real Estate Litigation Department for two of the last three years.


R&E Joins IR Global’s M&A Tiger Alliance

Michael E. Lefkowitz and Richard L. Sussman are pleased to announce their participation in IR Global’s M&A Tiger Alliance, a group of skilled environmental, IP, tax, real estate, and other American corporate and commercial lawyers in IR Global’s international professionals’ network. The Alliance will combine decades of experience through virtual collaboration to deliver cost-effective services and solutions for domestic and international businesses in the U.S.

2020 Super Lawyers

Pictured: Luise A. Barrack, William R. Byers, Jr., Michael T. Carr, Ethan R. Cohen, Evan E. D’Amico, Jason R. Davidson, Brendan Derr, Kenneth W. Eng, Alexander M. Estis, Warren A. Estis, Norman Flitt, Jeanine Floyd, David A. Fries, Arielle Frost, Stefanie M. Graham, Dennis I. Hellman, Peter B. Kane, Robert M. Kessler, Dejan Kezunovic, Howard W. Kingsley, Benjamin Z. Koblentz, Michael E. Lefkowitz, Alexander Lycoyannis, Eric S. Orenstein, Deborah E. Riegel, Cori A. Rosen, Gary M. Rosenberg, Zachary J. Rothken, Adam R. Sanders, Blaine Z. Schwadel, Bradley S. Silverbush, Arthur C. Silverman, Richard L. Sussman, Brett B. Theis, Jeffrey Turkel, Anthony J. Virga, Justin S. Weitzman

AV Preeminent Rated Lawyers

Luise A. Barrack, Michael T. Carr, Michael C. Castellon, Jason R. Davidson, Warren A. Estis, Norman Flitt, Jonathan S. Hacker, Dennis I. Hellman, Robert M. Kessler, Howard W. Kingsley, Adam Lindenbaum, Alexander Lycoyannis, Eric S. Orenstein, Michael A. Pensabene, Gary M. Rosenberg, Adam R. Sanders, Bradley S. Silverbush, Arthur C. Silverman, Richard L. Sussman, Jeffrey Turkel

Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. is CLE accredited and is a proud supporter and affiliate of these fine organizations