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Jeffrey A. Lenobel


Schulte Roth & Zabel

Ongoing representation of the Oxford Companies and Related Companies JV

Advised Albertsons and Cerberus Capital in its $9.2-billion Safeway acquisition

Schulte Roth & Zabel’s Of Counsel Jeffrey Lenobel was a longtime member of the firm’s New York office’s Executive Committee and Operating Committee and the chair of the Real Estate Group for more than two decades.

He practices primarily in the areas of real estate restructuring, development, finance, sales and acquisitions. His clients include real estate funds, developers, borrowers, lenders and other financial institutions. He handles real estate and capital markets activities, complex financing transactions, sales and acquisitions, developments, joint venture arrangements, workouts and restructurings and other related matters.

His recent deals include the ongoing representation of the Oxford Properties Group and The Related Companies joint venture, which is developing the $15-billion Hudson Yards, and advising on New York MoMA’s main gallery expansion. Lenobel also advised Albertsons Companies and an investor group led by Cerberus Capital Management in the $9.2-billion acquisition of Safeway Inc.

An elected member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Lenobel is consistently listed in Chambers USA, The Legal 500 US and other ranking publications. He was consistently ranked in the “Top 100 Lawyers in the NY Metro Area” by Super Lawyers and named as one of “New York’s Most Powerful Real Estate Attorneys” by the Commercial Observer.

He has chaired the Committee on Securitized Mortgage Lending and the Committee on Pension Fund Investments, both committees of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law. Lenobel served on the Advisory Boards of Chicago Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company and Fidelity Title Insurance Company. He is currently co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Forum on Life, Culture and Society at Touro College, a member of the Board of Governors of the National Realty Club and vice president of the Harmonie Club of New York City.

A prolific author, Lenobel is frequently invited to speak on current real estate topics at leading industry events.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Jeffrey Lenobel with Connect CRE’s 2022 National Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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