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Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer Welcomes Paul Hanau

Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer LLP is pleased to welcome Paul E. Hanau as Of Counsel to the firm’s Real Estate Transactions and Cooperatives and Condominiums practice groups.

Mr. Hanau has more than 30 years of experience with real estate, property, and facility management. In recent years, Mr. Hanau has handled large leasing and subleasing transactions in Manhattan and several large “build to suit” net lease transactions in the metropolitan New York area and beyond. He has also negotiated real estate-related tax incentive agreements as well as real estate management, brokerage, construction (including architects, engineers and third party advisors), and service agreements ranging from those relating to an individual property to those relating to a multinational real estate portfolio.

Mr. Hanau has a wide-range of experience with procurement, outsourcing and contract negotiation. He has actively negotiated numerous domestic and international outsourcing, service, and travel-related contracts (including contracts for call center operations, off-site enterprise record management, travel management and airline pricing, IT services, brokerage services, design services, catering and cafeteria services, corporate aviation and aircraft management, security, consulting services, and mailroom operations). He also has extensive experience in the area of real estate and non-real estate branding and sponsorship, including handling the naming rights agreements for three current National Football League stadiums and several other well-known sports leagues and events.

Prior to joining Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer, Mr. Hanau was responsible for company-occupied real estate on a global basis for a Fortune 100 corporation for twenty years. In that capacity, he was involved in real estate transactions (including purchases, sales, dispositions, leases, subleases and space-sharing arrangements) and operational issues both in the United States and abroad. He also served as lead attorney responsible for Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village in Manhattan, where he dealt with landlord-tenant matters and operational issues. Additionally, Mr. Hanau has been involved with the branding of buildings (including major Manhattan office buildings), building signage rights, blimps, and parks. We welcome Paul Hanau and his practice to the firm.