Garry C. Berman

Partner

  • Overview

    Biography

    Garry Berman is a member of the firm's Real Estate + Development Group, and he chairs the firm's Commercial Real Estate Leasing Group. He focuses on real estate law and has nearly three decades of extensive experience handling all types of sophisticated real estate transactions and financings affecting property located in major, mid-sized and small cities throughout the United States, including all of the following:

    Real Estate Leasing and Subleasing

    Garry represents landlords and tenants in connection with leasing and subleasing transactions affecting office, retail, restaurant, industrial and other commercial space.

    Real Estate Sale/Acquisition

    Garry represents owners/landlords, tenants and brokers in connection with the sale and acquisition of vacant land, improved office, retail, industrial and other commercial properties, mixed-use properties, residential multifamily properties and student housing complexes.

    Real Estate Development and Construction

    Garry represents owners/landlords, tenants and brokers in connection with the development and construction of vacant land, improved office, retail, industrial and other commercial properties, mixed-use properties, residential multifamily properties and student housing complexes.

    Real Estate Financing

    Garry represents lenders and borrowers in connection with mortgage and construction financing, refinancing and workouts/restructuring of loans affecting vacant land, improved office, retail, industrial and other commercial properties, mixed-use properties, residential multifamily properties and student housing complexes.

    Real Estate Brokerage

    Garry represents owners/landlords, tenants and brokers in connection with transactional brokerage matters relating to the sale, acquisition, leasing/subleasing and financing of commercial, industrial and residential property and buildings.

    Real Estate Telecommunications

    Garry represents owners/landlords and tenants in cable television and telecommunications licensing matters affecting commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Representation of Pepsi Beverages Company, the bottling division of PepsiCo, Inc., for lease of its 540,000 square feet of space in Somers, New York. This is the largest lease transaction executed in the history of this region.
      • Representation of a real estate services company in its lease for office space in downtown Hartford, Connecticut.
      • Representation of a private wealth management group in its lease for office space at Blue Back Square in West Hartford, Connecticut.
      • Representation of a law firm in its lease for office space at CityPlace II in downtown Hartford, Connecticut.
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Connecticut Bar Association

      New York State Bar Association

      International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

      Real Estate Finance Association

      New York Mortgage Bankers Association

      Higher Education Real Estate Lawyers

      NAIOP – Commercial Real Estate Development Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the State of Connecticut in the area of Real Estate since 2006

      Listed in Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers in Real Estate Law for various years since 2008. 

      AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell™ in the area of Real Estate since 2012 (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings is a trademark. AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc.)

      2011 Westchester County, New York, Lease of the Year Award, presented by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Connecticut and Suburban New York Chapter

      2013 Westchester County Lease of the Year Award, presented by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Connecticut and Suburban New York Chapter

  • NEWS + PRESS
    • News

      R+C in the News

      • May 8, 2018

        Chambers USA Recognizes Robinson+Cole Lawyers and Practice Groups

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      • March 21, 2014

        Real Estate Partner Receives 2013 Westchester County Lease of the Year Award Presented by NAIOP Connecticut and Suburban New York Chapter

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      • March 12, 2012

        Fairfield County Business Journal Touts Robinson & Cole Real Estate Leasing Deal

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      • June 23, 2011

        Garry Berman Discusses the Changing Legal Market Landscape

      • November 14, 2008

        Robinson & Cole Gains Over 30 Former Thelen Attorneys in Hartford, Connecticut and New York City

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      R+C News Releases

      • May 26, 2017

        Chambers USA Recognizes Robinson+Cole Lawyers and Practice Groups

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      • May 27, 2016

        Chambers USA Recognizes Robinson+Cole Lawyers and Practice Groups

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      • May 19, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Earns Six Practice Area Rankings in Chambers USA 2015

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      • May 29, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Earns Rankings in Chambers USA 2014 in all Connecticut Practice Areas

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      • June 10, 2013

        Chambers USA Ranks Robinson & Cole in Five Practices, Names 17 Attorneys as Leading Lawyers

      • October 22, 2012

        Super Lawyers® Names 49 Robinson & Cole Attorneys to 2012 List and Recognizes 26 as Rising Stars

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      • June 7, 2012

        Chambers USA Ranks Robinson & Cole in Five Practices, Names 16 Attorneys as Leading Lawyers

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      • January 4, 2012

        Real Estate Partner Honored with Westchester County Lease of the Year Award

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      • June 17, 2011

        Chambers USA Ranks Robinson & Cole in Six Practices, Names 12 Attorneys as Leading Lawyers

      • July 21, 2010

        Garry Berman Recognized by Chambers USA For Fifth Consecutive Year

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