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.

Areas of Practice

Administrative Law / Rent Regulations
Co-op / Condo
Opportunity Zones
Property Tax (Certiorari)
Reorganization & Bankruptcy
State & Federal Court Appeals
Tax Incentives & Affordable Housing
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.

Michael T. Carr selected as a 2023 “Power Player in Residential Real Estate”

Congratulations to R&E Member Michael T. Carr on his selection as a 2023 “Power Player in Residential Real Estate” by POLITICSNY. As part of the nomination interview, he was asked, What led you to get involved in the real estate industry? He answered: “My father was in construction and that introduced me to the business of real estate. When I was a newly minted attorney, just out of law school, my landlord asked me to handle some landlord/tenant cases. I enjoy the intricacy of the procedures and the art of the negotiation. When you are dealing with apartment buildings, it usually involves different specialists, so I am always broadening my experience.”

421-a Webinar: Affordability, Rent Stabilization, Deregulation and Recent Litigations

Daniel M. Bernstein, Member and Head of R&E’s Tax Incentives & Affordable Housing Department, and Zachary J. Rothken, Member and Head of R&E’s Administrative Law Department presented their 421-a Webinar titled “Affordability, Rent Stabilization, Deregulation and Recent Litigations” before nearly 250 virtual attendees. If you would like to learn more about the topics discussed, including affordability requirements, rent concessions, recent litigations involving 421-a buildings, and best practices for 421-a property owners, please contact Daniel and Zachary.

R&E Webinar: Housing New York – Law Changes In Gov. Hochul’s Budget Proposals

Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. hosted nearly 200 attendees both online and in-person for its “Housing New York – Law Changes In Gov. Hochul’s Budget Proposals” webinar, which provided a timely analysis of the pending housing incentives and law changes proposed by Governor Hochul and the NYS Senate and Assembly. Daniel M. Bernstein, Frank E. Chaney and Nicholas Kamillatos provided timely and comprehensive analyses of those proposals to the attendees. If you were unable to attend the webinar and would like to receive further information about housing legislative matters, please contact our team.

Adam Lindenbaum Featured on NY1 for Special Airbnb Segment (re Local Law 18)

Adam Lindenbaum was interviewed by Louis Finley for a special NY1 segment addressing the passage of Local Law 18, which requires short-term NYC renters using booking service platforms such as Airbnb, VRBO, to register with the city. “This is that rare situation where I think permanent rent-stabilized tenants who want to make their life here in the city and landlords are somewhat aligned because everyone wants permanent tenants in rent-stabilized housing,” Lindenbaum said.

NYARM Webinar: Good Cause Eviction Update

Alexander Lycoyannis was invited to present an update on Good Cause Eviction before members of the New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM). While reinforcing the potential negative impact on property owners should GCE pass, Alex indicated that the State’s political focus has shifted toward Governor Hochul’s legislative priorities, citing, among other things, the recently proposed Commercial to Residential Conversions (RPTL 467-m) program. Alex also stated that instead of the Legislature considering GCE as standalone legislation (as occurred in 2022), advocates may utilize the GCE bill this year as a negotiating “price” for the passage of the Governor’s housing package.