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.

Clerks

Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. Proudly Welcomes Our 2022 Summer Law Clerks!

Pictured from left to right: Huey Chan, Collin Chipetine, Ainsley Gilman, Shayne Messing, Isabella Pisani, Cherry Srivastava and Sandy Yeung

Administrative Law / Rent Regulations

Construction

Co-op / Condo

Litigation

Opportunity Zones

Property Tax (Certiorari)

Reorganization & Bankruptcy

State & Federal Court Appeals

Tax Incentives & Affordable Housing

Transactions

Trusts & Estates

Zoning & Land Use

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
Member

Jason R. Davidson
Member

Michael E. Lefkowitz
Managing Member

Eric S. Orenstein
Member

Deborah E. Riegel
Member

Gary M. Rosenberg
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Richard L. Sussman
Member

Thursdays on Third – Farewell to Summer Law Clerks!

R&E’s recent Thursdays on Third gathering was a celebration of our Summer Law Clerks as our Summer Law Clerk Program comes to a close. Thank you Huey Chan, Collin Chipetine, Ainsley Gilman, Shayne Messing, Isabella Pisani, Cherry Srivastava and Sandy Yeung for your hard work and dedication this summer, and best of luck this fall!

Congratulations to Benjamin M. Williams!

Benjamin M. Williams, Head of R&E’s Property Tax Department, was appointed as a Co-Chair of the Tax Certiorari Committee by the New York State Bar Association – Real Property Law Section. Ben recently saved a Manhattan coop over $400k in property taxes. Congratulations to Ben on this well-deserved honor and to his client on this achievement!

Congratulations to Zachary J. Rothken, R&E’s New Head of Administrative Law Dept.

R&E recently announced the promotion of Zachary J. Rothken to Member and Head of the firm’s Administrative Law Department. Rothken succeeds Blaine Z. Schwadel, who will remain as a Special Counsel with the Administrative Law Department. Rothken will oversee all of R&E’s administrative law matters, including regulatory due diligence, administrative proceedings before DHCR, regulatory compliance and Article 78 litigation.

2022 Super Lawyers

SUPER LAWYERS: Luise A. Barrack, William Byers Jr., Jason R. Davidson, Norman Flitt, John D. Giampolo, Dennis I. Hellman, Robert M. Kessler, Howard W. Kingsley, Mark S. Lafayette, Michael E. Lefkowitz, Adam J. Lindenbaum, Alexander Lycoyannis, Eric S. Orenstein, Deborah E. Riegel, Gary M. Rosenberg, Adam R. Sanders, Blaine Z. Schwadel, Bradley S. Silverbush, Arthur C. Silverman, Richard L. Sussman, Brett B. Theis and Jeffrey Turkel. RISING STARS: Elizabeth M. Brown, Ethan R. Cohen, Casey E. Delaney, Brendan Derr, Kenneth W. Eng, Alex Estis, Jeanine Floyd, David A. Fries, Arielle Frost, Peter B. Kane, Dejan Kezunovic, Benjamin Z. Koblentz, Moshe B. Nachum, Cori A. Rosen, Zachary J. Rothken, Anthony J. Virga and Justin S. Weitzman

AV Preeminent Rated Lawyers

Luise A. Barrack, Michael T. Carr, Michael C. Castellon, Jason R. Davidson, 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