Craig Ingber joined Cox Padmore Skolnik & Shakarchy LLP as a partner in 2014. Mr. Ingber’s practice involves all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions including the purchase and sale of multifamily commercial and residential property, commercial leasing, financing of multifamily commercial and residential real property, commercial loan origination, conveyances and rent regulatory matters relating to the purchase and sale of multifamily commercial and residential property.
Recent transactions include multifamily property transactions of individual properties valued in excess of $240,000,000.00 and multiple property transactions valued in excess of $90,000,000.00. Mr. Ingber specializes in the sale, purchase and financing of multiple building packages and has acted as lead counsel in multiple property transactions with values in excess of $250,000,000.00.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ingber was a partner with Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman LLP and while at Belkin Burden, he handled the firm’s largest and most complicated transactions. Prior to joining Belkin Burden, Mr. Ingber’s professional experience included positions with the Pyramid Companies, a regional shopping center developer, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C and the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York. While with the Pyramid Companies, Mr. Ingber negotiated and drafted shopping center leases, loan documents and workout agreements with national and regional tenants. During the Koch administration, Mr. Ingber, working with the Mayor’s Legislation Representative to the City Council, assisted in drafting legislation and compiled an extensive legislative history of Mayor Koch’s 1978-1982 term.
Mr. Ingber has published in the New York Law Journal and is also a frequent contributor to Commercial Lease Law Insider and has published articles in the New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section Newsletter. He has also moderated and been a panelist on numerous Lorman Continuing Legal Education Seminars, including Basic Commercial Leases in New York.
Mr. Ingber has received an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the legal directory’s highest rating resulting from extensive peer review.
Mr. Ingber earned his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens College. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Commercial Leasing Committee, the New York State Bar Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He was admitted to practice in New York State and Connecticut in 1987 and is also admitted to practice in the Southern District Courts of New York.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions
- New York, 1987
- Connecticut, 1987
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
- J.D. - 1987
- Honors: Member, Moot Court Honor Society
- Honors: New York City Urban Fellow
- CUNY - Queens College, Queens, N.Y.
- B.A. - 1982
- Honors: With Honors
- Recent Changes in New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Form TP-584.1 Can Result in a Reduction of Transfer Tax Due in Certain Foreclosure Transactions, NYS Bar, Real Property Section Newsletter, Vol. 22, No. 3
- Change in Ownership Exemption From Transfer Tax, Real Estate Weekly, Sept. 14, 1994
- Instructor, National Academy Paralegal Studies, 1992 to 1993
Honors and Awards
- AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New York State Bar Association, Member, Commercial Leasing Committee, 1987 - Present
- Connecticut Bar Association, Member
- American Bar Association, Member
- International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
Past Employment Positions
- Pyramid Companies
- Rosenberg & Estis, P.C.
- Office of the Mayor of the City of New York
- Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman LLP, Partner