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Joseph F. Kishel has broad experience in virtually all aspects of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. He represents lenders, borrowers, owners, developers and tenants.


  • General real estate
  • Secured lending
  • Construction lending
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Commercial condominiums
  • Joint ventures
  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Workouts and restructurings
  • Loan syndications and participations
  • Leasing


Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010, 2013 and 2017-2018
  • 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 and 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Super Lawyers, 2008-2012


  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, Columbia Law School, 1985
  • Ph.D., English Literature, Cornell University, 1981
  • Diploma di maturità, magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1975
  • Harvard Travelling Fellowship, The Sorbonne, 1975-1976
  • New York