LUSTRIN TETELMAN, LLP
Legal, Attorney – Real Estate
With over thirty years of combined legal, financial, tax and real estate development experience, Mr. Lustrin advises and counsels individual and corporate clients, both domestic and international, in the areas of: commercial and residential real estate transactions; real estate development and financing; complex corporate transactions focusing on optimal structuring; estate planning; leasing transactions; business entity formation; operating and shareholder agreements; income and estate tax planning relating to real estate transactional matters; and business succession planning.
Mr. Lustrin’s residential real estate practice involves representing domestic and foreign individuals in real estate purchase, sale, and leasing transactions. For his international clients, Mr. Lustrin provides complex structuring advice geared towards employing the optimal transaction structure for U.S. income and estate tax purposes.
Representing both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters, Mr. Lustrin represents clients in the retail industry, in the medical profession, in the oil and gas industry, and restauranteurs, amongst others.
With respect to real estate development and finance, Mr. Lustrin provides turn-key advice and solutions to real estate development clients, including assistance and counsel with respect to: the purchase of the development site; the structuring of the financing for the development; the negotiation of the relevant financing agreements (construction loans, equity based operating agreements, etc.); and the ultimate sale or leasing of the developed site.
Mr. Lustrin’s estate planning practice entails providing full service estate planning and tax advice including drafting wills, living wills, health care directives, durable powers of attorney, beneficiary designation forms, revocable trusts, and irrevocable trusts.
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Lustrin was a managing director at a large boutique wealth management firm in New York City, a senior tax manager at Deloitte & Touche in New York City, and in-house counsel to a real estate lending company based in New Jersey. Mr. Lustrin formerly served on the Executive Board of Directors of the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Mr. Lustrin received his Masters of Law Degree (LLM) in Taxation from New York University School of Law, his J.D. degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where he served as Editor-In-Chief of the International Property Investment Journal, and his B.S. Degree, cum laude, in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.