Joshua Webster Named to List of California <em>Super Lawyers</em> “Rising Stars”

Joshua Webster

Joshua Webster, an associate in AGMB’s Litigation Department based in the firm’s Burbank, California office, was named to Super Lawyers’ list of “Rising Stars” in California. Rising Stars is an exclusive list, with no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state being named to the list. Rising Stars recognizes attorneys who are 40 years…

Neil Garfinkel of AGMB Quoted in Brick Underground

Neil Garfinkel

Neil Garfinkel Warns Renters of Refer-A-Friend Incentives. Neil Garfinkel, the partner in charge of the firm’s Real Estate and Banking practices, spoke to Brick Underground about the pitfalls of refer-a-friend rent credit programs offered by landlords. He said that prospective renters who actively solicit others so they can get rent credits, even on social media,…

Neil Garfinkel of AGMB was Interviewed by Brick Underground

Neil Garfinkel

Neil Garfinkel of AGMB was interviewed recently by Brick Underground about the issue of real estate referral fees. These fees can raise important ethical issues that real estate brokers should be aware of. To read the article, click here.

AGMB is Proud To Announce the Launch of Pay-Off Express

Pay-Off Express

AGMB is proud to announce the launch of Pay-Off Express, our new technology platform for expediting the CEMA Loan Assignment and Co-op Pay-Off processes. Pay-Off Express or POE is the new portal on the AGMB website for Pay-Off order intake. Visit Pay-Off Express

Neil Garfinkel was Featured in The New York Times

Neil Garfinkel

The New York Times interviewed Neil Garfinkel for a story on how buyers are looking to close quickly on a new home or apartment while trying to stay safe during the moving process. Mr. Garfinkel said he has seen co-op boards implement more rigorous policies as a result of the pandemic. “Each building has been…

Neil Garfinkel was Featured in a Brownstoner Webinar Video

Neil Garfinkel

In this video of a webinar you can view here, a real estate agent, lender and lawyer speak about the state of the market on the North Shore of Long Island, and how Port Washington, N.Y., and the surrounding Manhasset and Roslyn areas differ from New York City. New Yorkers who are considering making a…

Neil Garfinkel Says Commercial RE Brokers Should Not Give In-Person Tours

Neil Garfinkel

Neil Garfinkel was featured in a recent Bisnow article, “Confusion Over Rules Has Led NYC Brokers To Give Illegal CRE Tours.” In the article, Mr. Garfinkel said, although real estate is deemed an essential service in New York State, New York City is still in lockdown, which means commercial real estate brokers are forbidden to…

Marie O’Brien Interviewed by HousingWire

Marie J. O’Brien Bank Closing Attorney

Speaking to HousingWire, Marie O’Brien, Director of Compliance for Mortgage Quality Management at AGMB, warns against lenders scaling back on their compliance efforts