Summit, New Jersey April 2020 – Michael J. Greenberg has joined the real estate practice at prominent New Jersey business law firm Brown Moskowitz & Kallen, P.C. Mr. Greenberg will continue to focus his practice on the acquisition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate, inclusive of office, retail, industrial and multi-family assets. His clients include private equity real estate funds, REITS, institutional investors and large family-owned developers.
Prior to joining Brown Moskowitz & Kallen, Mr. Greenberg spent ten years as a partner in the internal law firm of a group of private equity real estate funds with more than $1.3 billion in assets under management. During the Great Recession of 2008 and for several years thereafter, his practice focused on representing the funds, as well as numerous joint ventures with other funds and institutional investors, in acquiring distressed properties and debt. As the market recovered, Mr. Greenberg’s practice became focused on development opportunities. He represented the funds and affiliated entities in more than 100 acquisitions, dispositions and financing transactions having an aggregate value of over $1 billion.
Mr. Greenberg also represented various fund-affiliated entities in more than 500 lease transactions across the office, retail and industrial sectors. As the representative of numerous major office properties, he has negotiated leases with multinational corporate tenants such as Samsung, Canon, Kumon, Franklin Templeton, Hyundai, ADP and Dish Network. He has also represented landlords in the leasing of medical facilities such as surgical centers, dialysis facilities and MRI centers. His retail leasing experience includes negotiating leases with national retailers such as Home Depot and Bed Bath & Beyond. He has represented landlords in leasing industrial properties to many large multinational corporations including Tesla, Wieland-Kessler, Ferguson Enterprises, Chrysler and United Technologies.
“We are delighted to have Michael Greenberg joining our robust real estate practice as a partner,” said Stuart M. Brown, managing partner at Brown Moskowitz & Kallen, P.C. “Michael brings to BMK extraordinary experience and expertise in both national and local real estate transactions, and his clients will benefit greatly from our firm’s full suite of services.”
“I chose to join Brown Moskowitz & Kallen because I was impressed by the talent of the attorneys and the depth of legal services offered by the firm,” said Michael Greenberg. “Quite often, my real estate clients require zoning, tax, litigation, M & A and bankruptcy expertise, among other critical legal needs. I will now be able to offer my clients a comprehensive depth of service in these essential complementary practice areas.”
Michael J. Greenberg earned his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, an MBA from Columbia Business School and a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Maryland. He began his career at Sullivan and Cromwell LLP.
About Brown Moskowitz and Kallen, P.C.
Brown Moskowitz & Kallen, P.C. is a New Jersey-based law firm serving privately held businesses locally, nationally and internationally. BMK provides comprehensive counsel at every stage of the business life cycle with practice areas in commercial transaction, finance, litigation/dispute resolution, real estate, land use, technology, tax, trusts and estates. For more information, visit https://bmk-law.com/
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