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Jay A. Neveloff


Chair, Real Estate

Phone: 212.715.9290 Fax: 212.715.8290 New York

Jay 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 regularly assists clients actively involved in numerous hotel transactions, including the acquisition and development of hotels, and loan restructurings relating to numerous hotels.

Mr. Neveloff recently led a multi-disciplinary team in representing Del Monte Pacific in the $1.68 billion acquisition of Del Monte Foods.

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 ranked in Tier 1 of Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2003-2014), in The Legal 500 US (2008-2014), and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (2005‑2014). He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2015), and was named one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in New York” by Super Lawyers (2006-2014). Real Estate Weekly chose Mr. Neveloff as Top Deal Maker for 2008 and 2009, and he was named in 2007-2011 to Lawdragon’s Leading Dealmakers in America list, receiving a five dragon rating, the highest rating available. He is listed in the Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers as one of the world’s top 10 leading real estate attorneys. He was 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.

J.D., New York University School of Law, 1974
B.A., Brooklyn College, 1971
District of Columbia
New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States Supreme Court
    -Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2003-2014)
    -Legal 500 US (2008-2014)
    -The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (2005‑2014)
    -Best Lawyers in America (2006-2015)
    -Super Lawyers (2006-2014)
    -Real Estate Weekly's Top Deal Maker for 2008 and 2009
    -Lawdragon’s Leading Dealmakers in America list (2007-2011)
    - Top 10 Leading Real Estate Attorneys, Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers (2008)
    -New York City’s “Top Movers and Shakers, New York Post (2008)
    -Real Estate Board of New York, Board of Governors, 2014-Present
    -American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Board of Governors, 2012-Present
    -American Law Institute
    -American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    -American Bar Association, Vice Chairman, Committee on Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Other Investment Vehicles, 1988-1995
    -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