William W. Weisner is chair of the Real Estate Practice and a partner in the Construction and Commercial Finance Practice Groups at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP. He handles commercial real estate matters for lenders, owners, investors, developers, landlords and tenants. His work includes financings, workouts and restructurings, sales and purchases, partnerships and joint ventures, leasing transactions and many other types of real estate transactions.
In every aspect of his practice, Bill focuses on identifying creative, practical and efficient solutions to real estate issues and being attentive to clients' needs and concerns.
His broad lending experience covers complex construction, term and mezzanine loans, syndications and purchases of co-lending interests, and loan participations relating to assets located throughout the United States.
Bill's work in leasing involves office, retail and industrial properties and includes triple net and ground leases.
Bill frequently advises investors, owners and developers on the acquisition and sale of properties and the negotiation of design and construction contracts for development of commercial property, structuring equity and preferred equity investments, and negotiation of joint ventures.
His clients include institutional owners of large office buildings, domestic and foreign banks, privately held investment companies and lenders, individual developers and investors, and not-for-profit organizations. He represents several European-based clients in real estate and financing matters and is particularly attuned to their distinctive requirements for U.S.-based transactions.
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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.
This March and April, we represented Delshah Capital in its acquisition of a defaulted loan secured by a first mortgage on an office building on Second Avenue.
New York Metro Super Lawyers has named 21 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin lawyers in 10 practices to its 2016 list.
We represented Delshah Capital in its acquisition of a large site from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center at Morningside Drive between 113th and 114th Streets for $111.5 million.
We represented Columbia Property Trust, Inc. in a 30 year lease of a 25-story office, 390,000 square foot building at 222 East 41st Street to NYU.
We represented the Historic Hudson Valley organization in the sale of Montgomery Place to Bard College for $18 million.
The 2015 New York Super Lawyers recognized 22 of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s attorneys.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin represented the owner of 55 Gansevoort Street – a 25,000 square foot building in the heart of the Meatpacking District neighborhood of Manhattan – in leasing the entire property to Restoration Hardware, an upscale home furnishings company.
We represented Delshah Capital in the financing of its $26.4 million acquisition of an office building at 221 West 17th Street. DelShah is redeveloping the 33,000-square-foot building into luxury condos.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin represented the capital partner in the drafting and negotiation of a joint venture agreement with the development partner of a new condominium project along the High Line in New York City, and currently represents the owner in all aspects of development of the project.