I am a real estate and commercial transactions lawyer with more than 30 years of legal experience. I represent a wide variety of financial institutions, corporate and entrepreneurial clients throughout the region.
I have extensive experience representing clients in the negotiation, drafting and closing of commercial mortgage financing transactions, term loans, construction financing, loan workouts and financial restructuring. In addition my expertise includes the representation of buyers and sellers of commercial, industrial, retail and residential real property throughout the state.
I have negotiated and drafted a wide variety of real property leases and subleases, including long and short term industrial, office, retail and residential. I have represented clients in commercial and institutional ground leasing transactions, warehousing agreements, and farmland leasing arrangements. I also counsel and assist clients in connection with the extension, modification and renegotiation of existing leases and subleases, as well as with questions arising from the interpretation of leasing documents and disputes arising therefrom.
New Jersey (1979)
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (1979)
U.S. Tax Court (1981)
Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1979)
Saint Peter’s College (B.A., summa cum laude, 1976)
Professional Associations & Memberships
New Jersey State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Honors and Awards
Co-Author and Lecturer: “Advanced Real Estate Law in New Jersey,” National Business Institute, Inc., 1991, 1993
“Mastering Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance in New Jersey,” National Business Institute, Inc., 1995, 1996
Member, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Borough of Wood-Ridge, 1977-1980 and Chairman, 1978, 1980
Member, 1981-1983 and Chairman, 1982, Planning Board, Borough of Wood-Ridge
Legislative Aide to Assemblyman Louis F. Kosco, 1980-1981