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Associate - Gregory P. Muccilli

Gregory P. Muccilli

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Gregory P. Muccilli is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate, Environmental and Land Use practice group.  Greg practices in real estate development, commercial financing, commercial leasing and land use counseling, particularly in New Haven County, Connecticut.  His experience includes counseling clients in the acquisition, financing, development, leasing and disposition of commercial, mixed-use and multi-family residential properties.  Greg represents clients throughout all stages of development and has appeared before various municipal land use departments, inland wetlands committees, planning and zoning commissions and boards of zoning appeal throughout Connecticut. Greg also serves as Connecticut counsel to companies and developers in multistate transactions which include Connecticut real property, and represents hotel owners and purchasers in the acquisition and disposition of luxury, historic, boutique and franchised hotel properties throughout Connecticut.

Additionally, Greg represents commercial banks, lending institutions and individual lenders in real estate-backed loans, and further represents government entities in the financing of affordable and supportive housing developments.

Greg also represents developers and investors in tax credit syndication transactions, including historic rehabilitation tax credit transactions and low-income housing tax credit transactions, and regularly counsels nonprofit organizations in the acquisition, financing and rehabilitation of affordable and supportive multi-family residential housing projects.

Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation: James W. Cooper Fellow
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Real Estate (2015-2017)
  • Moot Court Honor Society

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association: Special Committee on Standards of Title
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Real Property Section, Executive Committee
  • New Haven County Bar Association: Real Estate Committee (Co-Chair)
  • New Haven County Bar Association: New Haven County Closing Customs Committee
  • Foundation of the New Haven County Bar: Board of Directors (Treasurer; Executive Board)
  • American Bar Association
  • Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut

Community Involvement

  • Yale Camerata, Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University
  • Neighborhood Music School: Board of Directors (Chair, Governance Committee; Executive Board)
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven, Volunteer
  • The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Grant Reviewer
  • Guilford Planning & Zoning Committee, Past Member
  • Guilford Zoning Board of Appeals, Past Member
  • Guilford Board of Education, Past Member

Zoning Relief and Land Use Approvals for New Haven Transit-Oriented Development

Represented a large New Haven developer in receiving zoning relief and land use approvals from the various land use boards and commissions of the City of New Haven to develop the iconic Harold’s Bridal Shop site located at 19 Elm Street. This new, transit-oriented development will improve and upgrade the existing structure for use as a ground-level commercial space and add four stories totaling forty-six residential apartments above the existing structure with on-site parking and residential amenities which include indoor bicycle parking, all within convenient walking distance of the State Street Station and downtown New Haven.

Successful Acquisition and Land Use Approvals for New Haven Hotel Development

Represented a Connecticut developer in the successful acquisition of and land use approvals related to three adjacent parcels of land in New Haven in two separate IRC Section 1031 transactions on which an extended-stay hotel is to be constructed.  Our team addressed issues related to the acquisition of the parcels, the leasing of the property to current commercial and residential tenants, the adaptive reuse of an historic home located upon the property, and related environmental issues which stemmed from prior uses of the property.  Through multiple public hearings and over the course of a year, our team successfully received necessary approvals for the development of the first hotel to be constructed in New Haven in recent memory. This development will meet a significant unmet need for extended-stay accommodations in downtown New Haven while also improving an underutilized site and enhancing the connectivity between downtown New Haven and its medical district.

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Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., cum laude; Certificate in Tax Law, with honors, 2008
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 2003,
    Phi Sigma Pi, Pi Sigma Alpha

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
  • U.S. Tax Court
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