Matthew C. Lamstein

Matthew C. Lamstein: Attorney with Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, P.C. AV stamp icon


Matthew C. Lamstein is a partner in and co-chairs the firm’s Real Estate practice group where he focuses his practice on commercial real estate with particular emphasis on acquisitions, leasing and financing transactions. Mr. Lamstein has substantial experience representing banks, insurance companies and other major financial institutions as well as owners and developers of real property in connection with complex commercial real estate transactions, including the structuring, financing, acquisition, sale and development of commercial, residential, multi-family and mixed-use properties throughout the United States. In the past year, Mr. Lamstein has closed over 30 multi-family syndicated transactions at an approximate value of $500,000,000. In a number of these transactions, Mr. Lamstein guided and advised his clients through complicated like-kind exchange and tenancy-in-common structures. Mr. Lamstein is also a frequent lecturer on issues related to real estate law, with topics including commercial and ground leasing, commercial mortgage financing, acquisitions and sales of real estate, multi-family development and condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. His philanthropic efforts include, among other things, work for The Long Island Jewish North Shore University Hospital Child Life Program, Sunrise Day Camps, The Institute for Student Achievement, as well as The Nature Conservancy and the Alzheimer’s Association. Mr. Lamstein is also a board member of the Advancement For Commerce Industry & Technology, Inc., which is an organization which promotes, develops and preserves business on Long Island.

Mr. Lamstein is graduate of Colgate University (B.A., 1984), and Cornell Law School (J.D., 1987), and is a member of the Suffolk County, New York State and Connecticut Bar Associations.


Aug 27 2018

Firm Attorneys Closed a $6,840,000.00 sale of a 76 Unit Residential Townhome Complex in North Charleston, South Carolina

Matt Lamstein and Tara Primis of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group closed the sale of a 76 unit residential townhome complex in North Charleston, South Carolina at a purchase price of $6,840,000.00. Mr. Lamstein and Ms. Primis represented the Seller on the sale and like-kind exchange structure and transactions. The transaction involved the successful...

Aug 27 2018

Firm Attorneys Closed a $7,000,000.00 sale of a 104 Unit Apartment Complex in Hilliard, Florida

Matt Lamstein and Tara Primis of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group closed the sale of a 104 unit apartment complex in Hilliard, Florida at a purchase price of $7,000,000.00. The transaction involved the successful disposition of the property for a client who had purchased the same less than two (2) years ago.

Aug 27 2018

Firm Attorneys Closed a $9,850,000.00 Financing of a 79 Unit Multifamily Apartment Complex in Norwalk, Connecticut

Matt Lamstein and Tara Primis of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group represented a national life insurance company in its $9,850,000.00 refinance of a 79 unit multifamily apartment complex in Norwalk, Connecticut. The transaction included counselling on both complicated zoning and reciprocal parking agreement issues.

Jun 05 2018

Firm Attorneys Closed a $39,100,000 Sale of a Mixed Use Property in Long Island City, New York together with Like-Kind Exchange Purchase of Farmingdale, New York Property

Matt Lamstein and Jessica Moore of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group closed the sale of a mixed use property in Long Island City, New York at a purchase price of $39,100,000. Mr. Lamstein and Ms. Moore thereafter represented the client in its acquisition of an office/industrial building in Farmingdale, New York. The acquisition also...

Jun 05 2018

Firm Attorneys Closed a $43,000,000 Financing for a 26 Dunkin’ Donut Franchise Acquisition

Matt Lamstein and Tara Primis of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, together with William Gartland and Max Sender of the Firm’s Corporate and Business Practice Group, closed the $43,000,000 financing of the acquisition of 26 Dunkin’ Donut locations in the Albany, New York region. The Firm represented a national based lender in its providing...

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Financing
  • Real Estate Transactions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-276-5473  Phone
631-761-0835  Phone
631-761-0718  Fax
University Attended:
Colgate University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1984
Law School Attended:
Cornell University, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987, Connecticut; 1994, New York
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., September 20, 1962
Payment Information:
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