Brad D. Rabinowitz
New York Office

437 Madison Avenue
24th Floor
New York, NY 10022

P: 212-551-7752
F: 212-599-5085


Brad D. Rabinowitz is Montgomery McCracken’s New York Office Co-Managing Partner and Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. He has over 30 years of experience in real estate law and concentrates his global practice on all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including representation of domestic and international clients in asset acquisitions and financing. Brad has advised various lending institutions including commercial and residential lenders, mortgage bankers and asset-based lenders in connection with permanent and construction loans, workouts, and loan restructuring.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Brad was a partner at an international law firm.

Selected Representations

  • Represented the purchaser, as part of a $240 million dollar acquisition, by performing due diligence on both leased and owned real property in connection with the acquisition of vineyards and a visitors’ center in Sonoma County, California.
  • Tenant in the negotiation of a 90-year lease for the building of a senior citizen housing facility in Thailand.
  • Extensive commercial leasing experience representing landlords and developers including the largest commercial landlord based on Long Island with approximately 22.7 million rentable square feet of space in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
  • Representation of commercial and residential builders, in the acquisition, financing, leasing and/or conveyance of real property.
  • Developer/owner in the acquisition and financing of a 90-unit senior citizen housing complex.
  • Developer in the acquisition and financing of a series of strip malls on Long Island.
  • Developer/owner in obtaining governmental approval for, and the acquisition and financing of, a 75-unit senior citizen housing cooperative complex.
  • Commercial developer/owner in negotiating, structuring and drafting joint venture agreements and partnership agreements in the acquisition and financing of one of the largest development transactions on Long Island.
  • Landlord in the first ever Starbucks lease in the Hamptons.
  • A Hall of Fame basketball player on the sale of a building in Harlem.
  • A National newscaster on the purchase of an apartment building.
  • Several world-renowned chefs in the acquisition of leasehold space for their restaurants in Manhattan.
  • Developer in the acquisition and financing of several multi-family apartment buildings.
  • Owner/developer of two restaurants in Portland and Seattle in the acquisition and financing of the properties.

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Alliance Trust Seminars for Continuing Legal Education, 2012-2013

Professional Activities & Achievements

  • Member, MENSA International
  • Member, Team Israel 2014 World Lacrosse Championship Masters Team

Academic Achievements

Brad received his J.D. degree from Boston University School of Law. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, in Criminal Justice from the University at Albany, where he was a four-year starter on the University of Albany’s NCAA lacrosse team.