Who We Are

In business since 1975, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. has built a formidable reputation in New York's legal community — and its real estate market. Our attorneys have substantial experience in virtually every kind of real estate transaction imaginable.

Why Join the Rosenberg & Estis Transaction Team?

Transactional attorneys at R&E undertake financing, leasing, entity formation, purchases, and sales for clients as well as major development projects. You may also assist clients in forming business entities such as partnerships and joint ventures in connection with their acquisitions. Our attorneys routinely facilitate the sale of office buildings; secure construction and permanent financing; negotiate, draft and review contracts and leases; and perform due diligence. In addition, they undertake commercial lease agreements, assist with site acquisition and develop loan workouts.

At R&E, you will be among the best and brightest in the industry, at a firm that has one of the most well respected transactional groups of any real estate practice in New York City.

Meet Our Department Leaders

Michael E. Lefkowitz, Member
Richard L. Sussman, Member

Breadth of Representation Includes:

  • Board Representation of Condominium and Cooperatives Amended and Restated governing documents: Proprietary leases, By-laws and Trust policies for cooperatives

  • Condominium and Co-ops: Offering Plans, Applications to test the market, Offering Plans (Condominiums and Cooperatives, Vacant Buildings - New Construction/Rehabs and Occupied Buildings), Homeowners' Associations, Commercial property conversions, Leasehold Condominiums for not-for-profits, No action letter conversions to facilitate tax and other benefits, Offering plan amendments, No Action Letters, No Action Condominium Declarations and Unit Closings

  • Commercial Lending/Borrower Representation: Bond Financings, Bridge Loans, Construction Loans, Lender Inter-Creditor Agreements, /Loan Participations, Loan Purchases , Sales and Participations, Mezzanine Loans, Mortgage Loans, Preferred Equity Transactions and Loan Restructurings/Workouts

  • Transactions: 1031 Exchanges, Antenna Licensing, Acquisition/Sales, Air/Development Rights Transfers, Assemblage, Catastrophe-Related Insurance Analysis, Condemnation/JV Agreements with Governmental Authorities/Project Agreements, Construction Contracts/Architect and Consultant Agreements, Other Agreements with Construction, Trades/Joint Ventures/Limited Liability Companies/Partnerships, Operating Agreements - Limited, Liability Agreements/Joint Ventures/Partnerships, Development Agreements, Development/Strategic planning For Hotel/Office/Mixed-Use/Not-For-Profit/Residential/Retail, Project Leasing - Ground/Net, and Space Leasing - Office/ Retail/ Industrial