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Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. obtained over $2,400,000 of assessed value reductions for a parking lot in Kips Bay. The reductions encompass two years, including a 40% reduction off of the current year’s assessed value.

Date Closed: January 2023
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Brooklyn, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. obtained $350,000 of savings for a day care center building in Sunset Park via the Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP).

Date Closed: December 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Brand new client transferred its portfolio of a dozen property tax cases, mostly residential pre-war walk-up rental buildings in the East Village. In the first year of representation, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. obtained over $1,100,000 of assessed value reduction offers of 58% of the properties.

Date Closed: August-October 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Queens, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. reduced the assessed value $800,000 of a 300-apartment residential rental building in Jamaica – the property’s first property tax reduction settlement in over 30 years.

Date Closed: September 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Bronx, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. obtained offers to reduce the assessed values over $2,400,000 for a shopping center in the Bronx.

Date Closed: September 2022, August 2020
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Brand new client transferred its portfolio of almost 20 property tax cases, mostly residential walk-up rental buildings. In the first year of representation, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. settled 43% of the protested properties and reduced the assessed values $2,200,000, including prior years that previous attorneys had initiated. For some of the properties, it was the first property tax reduction settlement in the almost 10 years since the client acquired them.

Date Closed: June-September 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Queens, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained on average 23% assessed value reductions every single year 2019-2022, totaling over $2,000,000, for a 30,000-sf residential co-op apartment building in Flushing.

Date Closed: September 2022 and prior years
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan & Brooklyn, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained $8,700,000 of assessed value reductions in the past two years since the client moved its property tax cases over to R&E, residential elevator rentals and retail condos.

Date Closed: August 2022 and 2021
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained $550,000 of tax savings via a 19% assessed value reduction for an 80-apartment residential condominium in Gramercy.

Date Closed: August 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained over $3,200,000 in tax savings for a Park Avenue co-op, including assessed value reductions of 13.5% for each of the five prior years.

Date Closed: August 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Brooklyn, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained over $1,450,000 in assessed value reductions for two brand new 421-a residential rental apartment buildings in Bed-Stuy and Greenpoint.

Date Closed: August 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained over 50% assessed value reductions every single year 2019-2022, totaling over $990,000 in tax savings, for an individual residential condominium apartment in Tribeca.

Date Closed: July 2022 and prior years
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained over 10% assessed value reductions every single year 2019-2022, totaling over $3,100,000, for an 80-apartment residential co-op on the Upper West Side.

Date Closed: July 2022 and prior years
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained on average 14% assessed value reductions every single year 2019-2022, totaling over $5,300,000, for a recently converted 40-apartment residential condominium in Midtown South.

Date Closed: July 2022 and prior years
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained 20-30% assessed value reductions every single year 2021-2022, totaling over $1,200,000, for a newly constructed retail condominium unit in the Lower East Side.

Date Closed: July 2022 and prior years
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Brooklyn, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained over $5,500,000 in assessed value reductions for two commercial retail buildings in the Fulton Mall area of Downtown Brooklyn.

Date Closed: July 2022 and September 2020
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained assessed value reductions every single year 2021-2022, totaling over $2,000,000, for a new residential building under construction in Turtle Bay.

Date Closed: June 2022 and prior years
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. settled a tax certiorari case on behalf of a 1,500,000 sq. ft. office building in Midtown Manhattan, totaling $930,000 in tax savings.

Date Closed: May 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. settled a major tax certiorari case on behalf of a 1.5-million sq. ft. office building in Midtown Manhattan, totaling $930,000 in tax savings.

Date Closed: May 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Bronx, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. saved the 100,000-sf medical office building under construction almost $1,000,000 in property taxes.

Date Closed: April 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Brooklyn, New York: For a retail building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Rosenberg & Estis protested the NYC Department of Finance’s property tax assessment in the post-completion year of the ICAP property tax benefit. The city increased the ICAP abatement base 4x over the original abatement, which decreases the future property taxes.

Date Closed: March 2022
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. reduced the assessed values $6,100,000 of a pair of residential elevator rental buildings with 421-a exemption phase-outs, located in Clinton.

Date Closed: September 2021 and October 2020
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. reduced 4 years of assessed values totaling $3,900,000 with an average reduction of 34%, for a SoHo retail condo unit.

Date Closed: August 2021 and September 2019
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. settled a real property tax certiorari case on behalf of a 500,000 sq. ft. office building in Midtown Manhattan, totaling $3,300,000 in tax savings.

Date Closed: May 2021 and April 2020
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Staten Island, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained a two-year Tax Commission settlement on a 20,000-sf mixed-use building in Staten Island. The settlement was two years in the making. R&E obtained a property tax assessment reduction for the prior tax year and a two-year tax class change. Our reduction resulted in tax savings of 18%. The Department of Finance had classified the property as an apartment building. R&E successfully convinced the City that it is a mixed-use property that should be classified as an office building, and thus taxed at the lower commercial rate.

Date Closed: March 2021
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Brooklyn, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. successfully obtained a 25-year inflation-protected ICAP property tax abatement on a retail property in Brooklyn. The projected tax savings is $1.2M.

Date Closed: March 2021
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. reduced the assessed value $2,700,000 of a SoHo retail condo unit.

Date Closed: September 2020 and 2019
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. reduced the assessed value $2,000,000 of a SoHo office building – the property’s first property tax reduction settlement in over 25 years.

Date Closed: October 2019
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. reduced the property taxes of an Upper West Side retail condo unit, which reduced the tenant’s base year real estate taxes, generating the landlord an extra $40,000 per year in real estate tax escalation income.

Date Closed: September 2019
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams


Manhattan, New York: Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. settled a real property tax certiorari case on behalf of a 2,200,000 sq. ft. office building in Midtown Manhattan, totaling $21,000,000 in tax savings. The $200,000,000 assessed value reduction was one of the largest in Tax Commission history.

Date Closed: May 2019
R&E Team: Benjamin M. Williams

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