Recent News - Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Real Estate Group Closes Multiple Deals in December 2018
January 15, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Yaron Kornblum and John Panagopoulos represented the Borrower in its refinance of three multiple dwelling buildings in Chester, PA for a loan amount of $12.5 million. The lending institution was New York Community Bank. Yaron Kornblum represented 138 Sharp Realty LLC in the refinance of four buildings containing 148 residential units and 7 commercial spaces …
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Glambosky, Honig and Gold Obtain Summary Judgement in Landlord Tenant Case
January 9, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Dana Gold obtained summary judgment on behalf of a landlord in a holdover proceeding where market tenants impermissibly held over in their apartment, erroneously claiming the protection of rent stabilization.  The judgment, which resulted in a judgement of possession for the landlord, established important legal precedent that a tenant is …
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Rivkin Radler Elects 3 New Partners
January 2, 2019 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | General Liability | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Corporate
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – January 2, 2019 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Frank Izzo, Gene Kang and Henry Mascia have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are excellent advocates in their varying practice areas with great commitment to our clients…We are proud to have them join …
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Appellate Division Confirms Rivkin’s Significant Victory
January 2, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David Grill and Evan Schieber defeated an application seeking leave to reargue the Appellate Division’s affirmance of a lower Court Order, or in the alternative, leave to appeal to the Court of Appeals for review of the Second Department decision confirming the discharge of a mortgage encumbering our client’s residence. The Second Department had determined …
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Korman, Glambosky, Honig and Mascia Victorious on Appeal
December 18, 2018 | Appeals
A recent decision serves as a cautionary tale for attorneys. The Appellate Division, Second Department affirmed a Supreme Court order dismissing an action to recover damages for unlawful termination on the ground that the same issue had already been decided in a prior action. In the prior action, the plaintiff’s counsel prepared and signed a …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Attorney
December 15, 2018 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
New York, NY – December 15, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Mark N. Antar has joined the firm as an Associate. Mark N. Antar has joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use practice groups. Antar concentrates his practice in real estate and …
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Honig Victorious in Breach of Contract Jury Trial
December 13, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig successfully obtained a unanimous jury verdict in Westchester County Supreme Court in favor of the defendant general contractor in a breach of contract case commenced by the plaintiff homeowner.  The jury rejected plaintiff’s breach of contract claim and awarded defendant a money judgment on its breach of contract counterclaim finding that plaintiff had breached …
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Rivkin Radler Closed on Landmark Brooklyn Heights Building
December 5, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
William Cornachio, with the help of John Panagopoulos, closed on the acquisition and financing of a client’s $21.9 million purchase of a 31-unit, multi-family landmark property in Brooklyn Heights. …
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Grill and Riverso Become Fellows in Construction Lawyers Society of America
November 28, 2018
David Grill and Pia Riverso were selected to become fellows in the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA), an honorary society for construction attorneys, with membership by invitation only. The CLSA Fellowship is limited to 1,200 active, practicing lawyers worldwide, and the number of Fellowships available to New York lawyers is capped at 85. For …
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Miller Represents in Three Major Transactions
November 28, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Steve Miller represented the seller of 125 East 39th Street, NY, NY in the sale of the building for the sum of $7.4 million that closed on November 2. He also represented the seller of 601 West 151st Street, NY, in the sale of the building for the sum of $21.795M  that closed on November …
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