Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP Assists REBNY in Updating REBNY’s Online Residential Lease Forms

New Interactive Documents are More User-Friendly, Complies with Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act…

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Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP Presents BEST Program for Real Estate Professionals

Provides Balance Between Sales and Marketing and Compliance and Risk Mitigation Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB) has announced that the firm is offering the BEST (Balance Equals Success for your Team) program, which is designed to foster the growth and success of real estate brokers and their agents, while also protecting commissions and avoiding…

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Neil B. Garfinkel Appointed Member of the New York State Real Estate Board

Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB) has announced that Neil B. Garfinkel, the firm’s Managing Partner and the Partner in Charge of its Real Estate and Banking Practices, has been appointed to the New York State Real Estate Board by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. The term is for two years.

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Michael G. Barone Named Counsel to the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers

Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB) has announced that the firm, and specifically, Michael G. Barone, the Managing Partner of the firm’s Mortgage Compliance Practice, have been named Counsel to the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers (NYAMB). The firm already serves as Counsel to the Empire State Mortgage Banking Association.

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Neil B. Garfinkel Comments on the Effect of Interest Rate Hikes on Stock Performances and the New York Real Estate Market

On December 14, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced that the agency has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%. The rate hike was highly anticipated. However, the Federal Reserve suggested that it would raise rates more aggressively in 2017, signaling its optimism about the United States economy. Meanwhile, with the recent surge in the…

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Neil B. Garfinkel Says Approval of Revived 421-a Agreement Will Benefit Real Estate Industry

Neil B. Garfinkel, Managing Partner, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB), says the revival of the 421-a program will benefit the New York City real estate market by allowing more affordable housing to be built while allowing developers to receive tax breaks. On November 10, Governor Andrew Cuomo worked out a deal between the Real…

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Former Real Estate Counsel for National Mattress Chain Joins Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP’s Commercial Real Estate Group

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB) has announced that Richard L. Blatt has joined the firm’s commercial real estate group as its Senior Counsel. Mr. Blatt has more than 25 years of experience representing both landlords and tenants in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including drafting and…

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Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP Welcomes the Weiss Law Group as Counsel

Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB) has announced that Weiss Law Group, PLLC in Manhattan, headed by Mira B. Weiss, has joined the firm as Counsel. Weiss Law Group, PLLC concentrates its practice in elder law, guardianships, trusts and estates. This includes assisting clients with asset protection, filing or challenging Petitions of Guardianships and trusts…

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AGMB Attorney Neil Garfinkel to Co-Host Online Video Education Program

Neil B. Garfinkel, Partner, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB), will host the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY): “How To Summer Series.” He will be joined by Eileen Kim, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, Douglas Elliman, to discuss the importance of “Agency,” which is the core concept upon which real estate brokers represent…

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Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP Available to Comment on New York Real Estate Markets

Neil B. Garfinkel, Managing Partner, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP, is available to comment on the latest developments in the real estate, mortgage and banking industries and how existing and proposed legislation can affect the real estate and mortgage markets. The Fed’s decision to increase interest rates has resulted in a recent surge in home…

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