Dov B. Brandstatter

From office and retail leases to residential and mixed-used facilities, and commercial property acquisitions, financing and development, Dov Brandstatter’s experience includes negotiating and structuring deals for landlords and tenants, property owners and sellers.

Dov advises on all aspects of commercial property acquisitions and leasing arrangements. From big-box retail to corporate headquarters leases, his experience also spans ground leasing, garage leases, and leasing and sales of corporate-owned and leased properties. In addition, Dov represents both owners and nonprofit organizations in connection with the creation of leasehold condominiums.

Having represented clients on both sides of real estate deals, Dov offers perspective and a clear understanding of what matters most to the parties. Clients appreciate Dov’s extensive knowledge and his ability to guide them through the intricacies of complicated real estate deals, navigate challenges, avoid contention, and devise practical solutions. 

Over the course of his career, Dov has built long-lasting effective working relationships with brokers, attorneys at other firms, and other professionals, which often proves especially advantageous in resolving conflicts and getting deals done.

  • Represented the owners of properties located on West 44th Street and East 24th Street in Manhattan in connection with 99-year ground leases with Sam Chang’s McSam Hotel Group.
  • Represented the borrower in a $185 million refinancing on a high-end retail property in Waikiki, Honolulu.
  • Represented the owner of the property located at 25 Broadway in Manhattan in connection with a 129,000 square foot office lease.
  • Represented American Properties in connection with an 85-year ground lease for the Bush Tower, the historic building located at 130 West 42nd Street, the defeasance of a $42 million loan with Deutsche Bank, and the refinancing of its mortgage on its fee position with Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America with a new $62 million loan. 
  • Represented the owners of garage condominium and co-op units in Midtown Manhattan in connection with garage leases with iPark and City Parking.
  • Represented the owner of a property located on North Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California in connection with a retail lease with IWC Schaffhausen.


Honors & Recognitions

  • Named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list since 2022
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law since 2020
  • Named a “Rising Star” by New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2014


J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2003

B.A., summa cum laude, Yeshiva University, Yeshiva College, 2000


  • New Jersey
  • New York
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