Private Clients Group : Real Estate
Diserio Martin Real Estate practice area attorneys represent individuals, financial institutions, investors, developers and companies across a wide range of commercial real estate  and residential real estate transactions in Connecticut and New York, including residential purchases and sales, mortgage closings and refinancing, commercial and retail leasing and commercial purchases and sales. In addition, our real estate attorneys advise our corporate and tax attorneys on the acquisition and financing of businesses where real estate and other fixed assets are involved, to provide a seamless exchange of information and expertise. We also represent these clients in commercial real estate workouts and restructurings and the enforcement of rights and remedies in foreclosure, short sales, eviction and bankruptcy and other real estate related litigation.


Residential Purchases and Sales
Real Estate Attorneys at Diserio Martin handle a range of residential real estate deals from conventional sales to complex transactions for Private Clients , including:
  • Acquisitions
  • Dispositions
  • Mortgage Closings and Refinances
  • Foreclosures or financially-distressed property
  • Environmental matters
  • Land use feasibility
  • Sale of new construction
  • Sale-leasebacks
  • Purchases and sales
  • Permanent financing for construction
  • Joint ventures
  • Leasing
  • Development
  • Construction
  • Real estate management
  • Commercial real estate workouts and restructurings
  • Enforcement of rights and remedies in foreclosure


Mortgage Closings and Refinancing
Diserio Martin real estate attorneys work with consumers and lenders in closing mortgage transactions and in the refinancing process. We regularly provide mortgage closing services to a number of lending institutions, as well as to individual and commercial clients for real estate purchases, sales and refinancings. Our attorneys thoroughly understand the legal process and documentation needed to close these transactions.


Commercial and Retail Leasing
Our attorneys have a longstanding, well established reputation in advising landlords and tenants on the complex legal, technological and business issues that confront sophisticated property owners and users of commercial and retail space. Our Commercial and Retail Leasing group has a track record of handling some of the largest and most complicated office and retail lease transactions throughout Connecticut and New York, including:
  • Office, industrial, retail and shopping center leases
  • Ground leases
  • Subleases
  • Assignments
  • Reciprocal easement and access agreements
  • Licenses
  • Extensions
  • Substitutions and expansions
  • Lease amendments and restructurings
  • Property management agreements
  • AIA Construction Agreements
  • Other lease-related documentation
In our role as outside counsel to many companies, we also work closely with in-house corporate departments and outside consultants concerning all aspects of real estate law.


Commercial Purchases and Sales
Commercial real estate attorneys at Diserio Martin have guided leading developers, owners, and tenants of office complexes, retail centers, universities and educational institutions, multifamily housing projects, hotels, industrial facilities and mixed-use developments through the intricacies of New York and Connecticut real estate law, including:
  • Contract and lease negotiations
  • Commercial purchases, sales, refinances and closings
  • Commercial litigation
  • Title services and examinations
  • Financing
  • Raising private equity


Environmental, Zoning & Land Use
Diserio Martin real estate attorneys work with residential real estate and commercial real estate clients to address the impact of environmental and land use regulations on their operations and transactions. We resolve environmental and land use concerns arising in acquisitions and financings, and provide comprehensive, creative and pragmatic legal counsel relating to all aspects of land use and development, including:
  • Review of land use and zoning regulations
  • Variances and rezoning
  • Easements
  • Environmental issues