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Co-Chair, Redevelopment & Land Use Department. Concentrates commercial real estate practice in areas of land use, zoning, real estate development, affordable housing and redevelopment. Represents local, national and international developers, property owners and other business clients engaged in mixed use, residential, industrial, office, retail and affordable housing development projects.


Has lectured on topics related to zoning and planning, redevelopment, affordable housing, sustainable energy, land use, eminent domain, transactional real estate, project financing and incentives, construction lien law, leasing, post-storm rebuilding, and attorney and governmental ethics. Published numerous articles in industry and professional journals on these and related topics. Listed in Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate practice area and in NJ Super Lawyers in Land Use & Zoning practice area. NJ Builders Association Awards: Recipient of first Builders' Choice Award (2013), Associate Continuing Service (2017), Associate Hall of Fame (2012), Chairman's Award (2012, 2008, 2006), Distinguished Service for Outstanding Political Action (2008).

Professional Memberships

Director, New Jersey Builders Association; Chair, Bylaws and Resolutions Committee. Member, past Chair and former Director, New Jersey State Bar Association Land Use Law Section. Member, NAIOP New Jersey; member, Legislative Affairs Committee. Member, National Association of Home Builders. Trustee, Builders Political Action Committee.