Matthew E Kasindorf

Adjunct Associate Professor

Schack Institute of Real Estate

  • JD, Hofstra Law
  • LLM, NYU Law
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Matthew Kasindorf is the Chair of the Real Estate Group at Meister Seelig & Fein PLLC.  He is an accomplished transactional lawyer specializing in sophisticated real estate and investment ventures in New York and throughout the United States. Mr. Kasindorf counsels clients in the formation, syndication, acquisition, financing, development, sale and leasing of all real estate asset classes. He has extensive experience in crafting joint ventures, investment funds and other strategic alliances with particular emphasis on business, tax and finance issues.

Mr. Kasindorf’s team handles single asset and portfolio real estate acquisitions and sales, sophisticated financing transactions including securitized mortgages, multi-tranche mezzanine loans and preferred equity transactions, fund formation, new construction, ground lease negotiation and development, office, industrial and retail leasing for both landlords and tenants, workouts and foreclosures, co-op and condominium development and conversions and air rights and zoning matters.

Mr. Kasindorf is one of the most popular Professors in NYU’s Master’s Degree Program, the Schack Institute of Real Estate, where he has twice earned the prestigious “Award for Teaching Excellence”.  He is considered such a dynamic advisor that he is also invited to lecture at NYU’s Real Estate Development and Asset Management Institutes, catering to the most serious investors and real estate professionals from the U.S. and around the world.

Mr. Kasindorf participated as a member of the Schack Institute Advisory Board and as the faculty advisor to the Real Estate Institute Student Association where he mentored students and helps coordinate extra-curricular programming including his very popular “Institute of Entrepreneurship”, an interactive lecture series focused on the nuts and bolts of deal structuring, due diligence and closing real estate transactions in the middle market.  Mr. Kasindorf is well known as the Chief Networking Officer (“CNO”) and spends a significant amount of time teaching others how to effectively network in the real estate industry. He is the developer of “Atomic Networking®”, a lecture series focused on creating success for all members of the real estate community.