Thomas E. Kass
Phone: (212) 603-6321 Fax: (212) 956-2164
Thomas E. Kass is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department. Mr. Kass has represented clients with respect to purchasing and selling of commercial and residential real property, leasing and subleasing office, retail and other commercial space, and financing commercial and residential properties, including office and apartment buildings, warehouses, shopping centers and strip malls. Mr. Kass has served as lender’s counsel to commercial savings banks, insurance companies and pension funds in connection with financing a wide variety of real estate and has represented foreign investors in connection with their U.S. real estate holdings. In addition, Mr. Kass has substantial experience representing co-op and condominium boards in the New York metropolitan area, advising them on a variety of real estate and corporate governance issues.
Mr. Kass also has substantial experience in general corporate matters. He has handled stock and asset sales, shareholder, operating, license and other commercial contracts while serving as general counsel to a variety of businesses, including closely held manufacturing, apparel and technology firms.
American University Washington College of Law, 1983, J.D.
Tufts University, 1979, B.A.
Mr. Kass has written articles published in real estate journals on topics such as co-operative corporate governance, mortgage loan documents and the attorney-broker relationship. He often speaks before groups of real estate brokers on topics of current interest.