Robert J. Ivanhoe is Chair of the 200+ lawyer Global Real Estate Practice and Co-Chair of the REIT group at Greenberg Traurig. He concentrates his practice in sophisticated real estate structures, financings, workouts, restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions of all asset classes of real estate. Robert is actively involved in real estate industry current affairs and regularly asked to write and lecture on industry topics.
Robert has been recognized byChambers and Partners USA,The New York ObserverandReal Estate New Yorkas one of the leading real estate attorneys in New York City and throughout the United States. He has represented numerous nationally-recognized owner/developer and institutional lender/investor clients domestically and internationally for more than 30 years. Robert is a member of the firm's Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Operating Committee.
Areas of Concentration
•Acquisitions and dispositions
•Partnerships and joint ventures
•Real estate workouts and restructurings
•Commercial, ground and net leasing
•Reconstruction and redevelopment
•Construction, mezzanine, bridge and term loans
•Mortgage loan sales and purchases
•Preferred equity investments
•Publicly owned real estate companies
Awards & Recognition
•Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2006-2014
•Lawyer of the Year, Real Estate Law, New York City, 2014
•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2003-2014
•Team Member,The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013
•Team Member, aLaw360Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
•Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013
•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2013
•Top 10 Lawyers in New York, 2010-2013
•Top 100 Lawyers in New York, 2006-2013
•Listed,AVENUEmagazine Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, April 2011
•Listed,Who's Who Legal -The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers, 2010-2011, 2014
•Listed,TheNew York Observer100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate, 2008-2014
•Listed,TheLegal 500 United States, 2007-2013
•Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate - Leading Lawyers, 2012-2013
•Listed,The New York ObserverThe Lawyers You Call 2010 Slideshow, August 9, 2010
•Recommended,PLC Which Lawyer?, 2009 Yearbook
•Recognized,New York PostTop Four Commercial Real Estate Lawyers in New York City, 2008
•Selected, Lawyers Forum,Real Estate New York, July/August 2008
•Listed,Real Estate Weekly2008 All Stars, July 23, 2008
•Listed, Who's Who Legal -The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, January 2006
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , 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.
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
Building New York
•Recipient, Einstein Humanitarian Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2014
•Honored, National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award, 2012
•Recipient, Israel Peace Medal, State of Israel Bonds Real Estate Division, 2011
•Honored, The Andrew Glover Youth Project, 2010
•Honored by the Real Estate and Construction Council Gala hosted by the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund, 2010
•Honored, Circle of Stars, The Starlight Children's Foundation, 2009
•Honored, American Friends of the Rabin Medical Center, 2008
•Honored, Hebrew Academy of Special Children, 2006
•Honored, Real Estate New Leadership Cabinet of State of Israel Bonds, 2001
Associated News & Events
06.17.14 Greenberg Traurig Lands Dentons Global Real Estate Group Leader for New International Role
05.28.14 2014 Edition of Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.05.14 Greenberg Traurig's Robert J. Ivanhoe Named to the Prestigious The New York Observer's 'Power 100' List
02.07.14 Greenberg Traurig Represents Starwood in $191-Million Multi-State Office/Retail Real Estate Portfolio Acquisition
11.19.13 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed in 2013 Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers
08.21.13 29 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
08.15.13 20 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America
07.02.13 Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice Has Top-Tier Ranking in 2013 Legal 500 U.S. Guide
06.21.13 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2013 Legal 500 United States Guide; Recommended as 'Top Tier' Firm in Real Estate
11.20.12 2012 US real estate debt and equity markets: is this deja vu?
10.03.11 The Evolution of the US Debt and Equity Markets and What Lies Ahead
02.01.10 Has the Market Hit Bottom and When Will the Capital Markets and Real Estate Market Recover
11.17.09 Has the market hit bottom and when will the capital markets and real estate market recover?
09.25.08 2008 US real property market developments: What caused the turbulence?
10.01.07 The Year 2007 - US Real Property Market Developments: What a Difference a Year Makes!
11.01.06 Recent Developments and Trends in the U.S. Property Markets: Can the Feeding Frenzy Continue?
01.01.06 A Real Estate Lawyer's Role in a White-Hot Real Estate Market
01.01.06 Real Estate Overview and Trends