Matthew J. Leeds
Ganfer & Shore,LLP, New York
Matthew J. Leeds is a real estate lawyer with Ganfer & Shore, LLP whose diverse practice includes the representation of owners, developers, sponsors, condominium and cooperative boards, investors and institutional real estate lenders. He has particular experience in the burgeoning area of commercial condominiums. Mr. Leeds is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School. A frequent lecturer and writer, he is the co-author of the reference book “New York Practice Guide: Real Estate: Cooperatives and Condominiums” published by Matthew Bender. He is a former Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Real Property Section as well of that organization’s Condominiums and Cooperatives Committee. In 1999, he was elected to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is been named in Best Lawyers in America and New York Super Lawyers. He began his law career as a Special Deputy Attorney General in the New York State Department of Law’s Real Estate Financing Bureau. Mr. Leeds joined Ganfer & Shore, LLP in 2008 after approximately 24 years with the firm of Robinson Silverman Pearce Aronsohn & Berman, LLP, which merged with the national law firm Bryan Cave, LLP approximately four years ago.