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Chair of the Management Committee - Kent S. Nevins

Kent S. Nevins

Chair of the Management Committee

Stamford: (203) 324-8163
New York: (212) 376-3013
Stamford Office, New York Office
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Kent Nevins is Chair of the firm’s Management Committee.

Kent focuses his practice on the representation of large-scale commercial real estate projects with a national scope.  He handles complex transactions for the acquisition, development and financing of a wide variety of properties, including tax-exempt and government-assisted projects, condominiums, hospitality, retail, multifamily, office, industrial, golf courses and mobile home parks. Transactions also include joint ventures, leasing, sales, exchanges, syndications, construction financing, workouts and restructures, commercial mortgage-backed securities and capital markets.


Professional Affiliations

  • Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies at Hofstra University: Advisory Board
  • International Council of Shopping Centers: Member

$450 Million Joint Venture to Acquire Fee Interest in the "Lipstick Building"

Represent affiliates of Ceruzzi Holdings and Shanghai Municipal Investment in a joint venture to acquire fee interest in 885 Third Avenue (the “Lipstick Building”). The transaction was a $450 million +- complex debt and equity structure and involved advice relating to unique ground lease and fee issues as well as multi-tier entity ownership structure.

Multi-Year Development of Major Manhattan Mixed-Use Properties

Represent affiliates of Ceruzzi Holdings in connection with a multi-year development of major mixed-use properties located at 86th Street and Lexington Avenue and 50th Street and Lexington Avenue. Our representation has included advice in connection with complex land use and air rights matters, condominium, ground lease, multi-tier debt and equity structuring as well as leasing, construction and development matters.


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  • Pace University, J.D., 1985,
    magna cum laude
  • Pace University Lubin School of Business, B.B.A., 1982, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • New Jersey
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