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Glenn A. Kleinbaum has more than thirty years’ experience representing clients in real estate transactions with a concentration in commercial leasing. A significant portion of Glenn's practice is devoted to representing landlords and tenants in office, retail, and industrial leasing across the United States. Glenn also represents developers and owners in connection with the acquisition, financing, development, and sale of office, industrial, retail, and residential properties. In addition, Glenn has represented institutional lenders in connection with secured loan transactions and workouts.


  • Commercial leasing (office, industrial and retail)
  • Ground leases
  • Lease workouts
  • Co-working agreements
  • Office and retail development
  • Real estate finance including secured loan transactions
  • Land use/zoning



  • Routinely represents landlords and tenants on 100,000+ square feet office leases.
  • Represented tenants on multiple industrial/warehouse leases.
  • Represented Fortune 100 company in lease workouts for over 80 locations worldwide.
  • Represented various "big box" retailers in connection with the acquisition, leasing and development of retail stores.
  • Represented various developers in connection with the acquisition, development and disposition of commercial and residential properties including shopping centers, warehouse space, manufacturing facilities, office buildings and residential subdivisions.
  • Represented national banking institution in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of bank branches and office space.
  • Represented client disposing over 200 real estate leases and fee properties during its liquidation generating in excess of $350 million for the bankruptcy estate.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2010, 2013, 2017-2018, and 2022
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2013, 2015 and 2022
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Associate Member, Innovating Commerce Serving Communities
  • Member, New York State Bar Association


  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1991
    • Hofstra Law Review
      • Staff editor and member, board of editors
  • B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1988
    • Beta Alpha Psi
  • New York
  • Florida