Barry E. Shimkin: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Barry E. Shimkin

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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  • Real Estate
    Contact InfoTelephone: 212.801.9291
    Fax: 212.805.9291
    University Binghamton University State University of New York, B.A., 1965 Harpur College; New York University, M.A., 1967
    Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1973
    Admitted1974, New York

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, New York State Bar Association, Real Property Section

    •Member, New York State Bar Association, Committee on Commercial Leasing, 1994-present

    •Volunteer, Association for Children with Down Syndrome

    •Instructor, Cyclone Wrestling Club, Rockville Centre, New York

    BornBrooklyn, New York, December 14, 1944

    Barry E. Shimkin concentrates his practice in the area of transactional real estate law. He specializes in commercial leasing, including office and retail leases from both landlord's and tenant's side, sale and lease back transactions, triple net and ground leases, brokerage, rental agency and management agreements, and related areas.

    Awards & Recognition

    • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2013-2016
    • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2006-2012 and 2015
    • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
    • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
    • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2013
    • Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
    • Listed, AVENUE magazine Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, April 2011
    • Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

    AV, BV, AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

    Associated News & Events

    Press Releases

    10.21.15 74 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Recognized in 2015 Edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers
    08.19.15 30 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
    08.21.14 29 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
    08.21.13 27 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
    01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360
    10.12.12 Greenberg Traurig's New York Attorneys Recognized in 2012 Edition of Super Lawyers
    06.11.10 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Honors in Real Estate from Prestigious Legal Ranking and Publication Chambers and Partners USA

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures


    • Past Lecturer in Negotiation and Real Estate related classes, New York University School of Continuing Education, Real Estate Institute

    Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Coordination and overseeing of leasing programs at major Class A New York City office buildings, including 101 Park Avenue, 195 Broadway, 230 Park Avenue, 237 Park Avenue, 450 West 33rd Street, 350 Madison Avenue, Wall Street Plaza a/k/a 88 Pine Street. Representation of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)/Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) in connection with the leasing (and condominiumization) of the Atlantic Avenue LIRR Terminal Project in Brooklyn, NY for a retail center and office building. Representation of MTA/LIRR in connection with the sale and leasing of portions of the Vanderbilt Train Yard for construction of an arena for the New Jersey Nets. Representation of Polo Ralph Lauren in the leasing of retail premises located in New York City and East Hampton, N.Y. Representation of Warburg Dillon Read (now Prudential) in leasing and subleasing of office space at 535 Madison Avenue, NYC. Representation of Marc Ecko Enterprises in connection with its headquarters office lease in NYC and its proposed flagship retail location in the 42nd Street development area in NYC.

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    Office Information

    Barry E. Shimkin

    200 Park Avenue
    New YorkNY 10166


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