William W. Weisner is chair of the Real Estate practice. He handles commercial real estate matters for owners, investors, developers, lenders, landlords and tenants. His work includes sales and purchases, partnerships and joint ventures, financings, workouts and restructurings, leasing transactions and many other types of real estate transactions.
Due to the impacts of COVID-19, Bill's practice also includes:
In every aspect of his practice, Bill focuses on identifying creative, practical and efficient solutions to real estate issues and being attentive to clients' needs and concerns.
His broad lending experience covers complex construction, term and mezzanine loans, syndications and purchases of co-lending interests, and loan participations relating to assets located throughout the United States.
Bill's work in leasing involves office, retail and industrial properties and includes triple net and ground leases, subleases, amendments and brokerage agreements.
Bill frequently advises investors, owners and developers on the acquisition, development and sale of properties, structuring of equity and preferred equity investments, and negotiation of joint ventures.
His clients include institutional owners of large office buildings, lenders, privately held investment companies, individual developers and investors and not-for-profit organizations. He represents several European-based clients in real estate and financing matters and is particularly attuned to their distinctive requirements for U.S.-based transactions.
Mr. Weisner represented the following clients in these representative matters:
What I Do When Not Practicing Law: Tennis, Reading
On November 17, 2021, William Weisner, Partner and Chair of the Real Estate Practice was featured in the Real Estate Weekly article, “Swig Equities Leases 33,000 s/f at its Downtown Office Tower.”
Thirty-three lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
We are pleased to announce that seven of our lawyers have been named to the 2022 Best Lawyers in America list and one lawyer has been named to the 2022 Ones to Watch list.
Thirty-two lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, an increase from 2019. Last year, twenty-three firm lawyers were ranked as Super Lawyers and seven were ranked on the Rising Stars list, and this year, twenty-eight firm lawyers were ranked as Super Lawyers and four were ranked as Rising Stars.
We are pleased to announce that eight of our lawyers have been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America list and one lawyer has been named to the 2021 Ones to Watch list.
Bill Weisner, Chair of the Real Estate Practice and Partner in the Construction and Commercial Finance Group joins Rich Schoenstein, host and Litigation partner to discuss replacing LIBOR.
Thirty-two lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2019 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, a rise in Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys awarded as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce that four of its lawyers have been named to the 2020 Best Lawyers in America list: Managing partner Alan Tarter (Real Estate Law), Partner Richard Steer (Litigation - Labor and Employment), Partner William Weisner (Real Estate Law) and Partner Richard A. Williamson (Commercial Litigation).
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Its methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.
Thirty lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations
Bill Weisner is a partner and the chair of the Real Estate practice at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin. With more than 25 years of experience representing a wide range of commercial real estate matters for lenders, developers, investors, landlords and tenants nationwide, as well as not-for-profit entities, his practice encompasses a wide array of financings, workouts and restructurings, leases, partnerships and joint ventures, and development projects. Bill has worked at the full range of law firms - Big Law, small law and mid-size law, and he says he finds mid-size firms - particularly Tarter Krinsky & Drogin - to be the right place for him. Read on to find out why.
This year, 28 lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Attorneys are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Four Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys were ranked on the Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
This April, we represented a German mortgage bank in the sale of a $50 million note to a REIT.
This March and April, we represented Delshah Capital in its acquisition of a defaulted loan secured by a first mortgage on an office building on Second Avenue.
New York Metro Super Lawyers has named 21 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin lawyers in 10 practices to its 2016 list.
We represented Delshah Capital in its acquisition of a large site from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center at Morningside Drive between 113th and 114th Streets for $111.5 million.
We represented Columbia Property Trust, Inc. in a 30 year lease of a 25-story office, 390,000 square foot building at 222 East 41st Street to NYU.
We represented the Historic Hudson Valley organization in the sale of Montgomery Place to Bard College for $18 million.
The 2015 New York Super Lawyers recognized 22 of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s attorneys.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin represented the owner of 55 Gansevoort Street – a 25,000 square foot building in the heart of the Meatpacking District neighborhood of Manhattan – in leasing the entire property to Restoration Hardware, an upscale home furnishings company.
We represented Delshah Capital in the financing of its $26.4 million acquisition of an office building at 221 West 17th Street. DelShah is redeveloping the 33,000-square-foot building into luxury condos.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin represented the capital partner in the drafting and negotiation of a joint venture agreement with the development partner of a new condominium project along the High Line in New York City, and currently represents the owner in all aspects of development of the project.
The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) enacted in January 2021 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act establishes new requirements that will mandate the disclosure and reporting to the United States Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of beneficial ownership interests in corporations, limited liability companies, and many other corporate entities.
What rights do employees of tenants or other occupants of office buildings have to bring service animals and emotional support animals into New York City office buildings? What rules and restrictions can the owners of office buildings impose? What questions are building owners permitted to ask about the animal and its owner? Are there any limits on the types of animals that owners must permit in their building?