Matthew J. Leeds
Matthew Leeds is a partner in the Real Estate Transactions and Cooperative and Condominium Housing practice groups of Ganfer & Shore. Mr. Leeds handles all types of sophisticated real estate transactions, including particular exposure to matters relating to condominiums and cooperatives.
Mr. Leeds frequently works in the growing area of commercial condominiums, as well as leasehold commercial condominiums. Many of his matters relate to the takeover by lenders or investors of unfinished developments or of “unsold” units, and the methods of completing the offering, including analysis and structures recognizing issues of sponsor liability. Mr. Leeds frequently acts as counsel, or as special counsel, to some of America’s largest law firms, for sophisticated real estate owners, including public REITS and major real estate owners and developers.
In addition, Mr. Leeds regularly represents purchasers, sellers and owners of commercial and residential properties, developers and sponsors of offering plans, condominium associations, and cooperative apartment corporations, investors, lenders, and management.
- New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1983)
- State University of New York at Buffalo Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence (J.D., 1977)
- New York University (University College) (A.B., 1974)