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Jay A. Neveloff

Partner

Phone: 212.715.9290 Fax: 212.715.8290 New York

Mr. Neveloff’s practice concentrates in real estate and other commercial transactions.

Mr. Neveloff represents numerous nationally recognized parties in the development, operation and financing of real estate projects,institutional and private equity funds and other investors in the acquisition and sale of property (including portfolios of properties), and joint ventures involving a broad variety of assets, as well as majorinternational funds and financial institutions, in commercial lending transactions, loan restructurings and workouts.

Mr. Neveloff has represented developers of numerous super luxury and mixed-use, commercial, retail and residential projects, including CIM in 432 Park Avenue, The Witkoff Group in 150 Charles Street and 10 Madison Square West, and Related-Apollo in Time Warner Center, as well as numerous regional and local shopping centers, and other commercial projects throughout the country. Mr. Neveloff has also represented Donald Trump and The Trump Organization for more than 25 years in innumerable real estate matters.

Mr. Neveloff has represented Starwood Hotels in the sale of several hotels including the Sheraton Manhattan as well as the retail portion of the St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan; CIM in the acquisition of numerous properties, including 200 Lafayette Street, 2 Rector Street and 5 Hanover Square; Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers in the sale of the main hospital campus; New York Life Insurance Company in the sale of Manhattan House, a residential complex comprising an entire block on the upper east side of Manhattan; the Ponte family in numerous lower Manhattan transactions, the owners of Starrett City, the largest federally subsidized housing complex in the United States, in a major capital transaction; and the owners in the sale of a major casino hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mr. Neveloff received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A. from Brooklyn College and was elected as a member of the American Law Institute, American College of Real Estate Lawyers (of which he is a member of the Board of Governors) and American College of Mortgage Attorneys.

Mr. Neveloff has received numerous honors, including being recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America for 2006-2014, and as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in New York” by Super Lawyers in 2006-2012. Mr. Neveloff is also listed in Chambers USA — America’s Leading Lawyers for 2003-2013 (and is ranked in tier 1) and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers for 2005-2012. He was chosen as Top Deal Maker for 2008 and 2009 by Real Estate Weekly. He was recognized by Legal 500 US as a leading lawyer from 2008 to 2013. He was named in 2007-2011 to Lawdragon’s Leading Dealmakers in America list, receiving a five dragon rating, the highest rating available, and is listed in the Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers as one of the world’s top 10 leading real estate lawyers. He was recently chosen by the New York Post as one of New York City’s “Top Movers and Shakers,” one of only four top New York real estate lawyers who help their clients complete billion dollar deals.

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J.D., New York University School of Law, 1974
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B.A., Brooklyn College, 1971
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District of Columbia
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New York
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
    -American Bar Association, Vice Chairman, Committee on Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Other Investment Vehicles, 1988-1995
    -American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Board of Governors, 2012-Present
    -American Law Institute
    -American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    -Phipps House, Board of Directors, 2013-Present
    -New York State Bar Association, Member, Real Property Law Section; Committee on Financing and Liens; Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives
    -Briarcliff Manor Planning Board, 1995-Present