Samuel M. Ofsevit is a partner in the Real Estate Practice at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP. He represents developers and entrepreneurs in sales, acquisitions and Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges of office buildings, multi-family and mixed use properties, net leased properties, shopping centers, vacant land and development rights and purchases of commercial loans. He represents borrowers in financing transactions, including permanent and construction mortgage loans, securitized and conduit loans and workouts, and mezzanine loans.
With over 30 years of real estate transactional experience, Sam brings a deep understanding of the industry to better structure and expedite transactions.
Sam assists landlords in preparing and negotiating triple net leases and leases of offices, retail space in mixed-use buildings, shopping centers and free-standing retail properties, and tenants in individual leases.
He represents private non-institutional lenders in commercial mortgage lending. Sam also prepares and negotiates organizational documents for corporations, partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies.
Prior to joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP, he was a partner at Phillips Nizer LLP.
What I do when not practicing law:
Read, sail, scuba dive, ski, hike
This year, 28 lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Attorneys are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Four Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys were ranked on the Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
This April, we represented a German mortgage bank in the sale of a $50 million note to a REIT.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin was featured in a Law360 article for representing Princeton International Properties Corp.
New York Metro Super Lawyers has named 21 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin lawyers in 10 practices to its 2016 list.
The 2015 New York Super Lawyers recognized 22 of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s attorneys.
On December 13, members of TKD’s Real Estate and Construction practices attended the Empire Ball to benefit diabetes research to honor this year’s honorees for their commitment to the Diabetes Research Institute.