Gabriel Gerbi

ggerbi@weltz.law
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Direct: 310-362-6994

9171 Wilshire Blvd #500
Beverly Hills, California 90210

Gabriel Gerbi concentrates his practice on real estate finance and development, leasing, construction, real estate syndication, faith-based development, hard money lending and general corporate governance.

Gabriel has provided legal services to numerous large scale developers, general contractors and hard money lenders on an array of projects throughout New York City. He also advises not-for-profit developers and religious institutions on all aspects of commercial real estate projects. He has experience in deals involving inclusionary housing and air rights transfers.

Prior to joining Weltz Law, Gabriel was a real estate finance broker. He is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, where he concentrated in real estate development and finance and served as the symposium chair for the Journal of Law and Policy. Additionally, Gabriel was vice president of the Real Estate Society and secretary of the Jewish Law Students Association. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Education

J.D., Brooklyn Law School

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York
Representative Matters
  • Represented a developer in a $35,000,000 ground up construction development project consisting of 91 rental units in the Bronx.
  • Represented a developer on one of the largest tax credit resyndications in New York history, consisting of more than 500 units and $90,000,000 of financing.
  • Assisted in the creation of a collaborative entity that acquires and manages the assets of various multifamily properties on behalf of its member not-for-profit community development corporations.
  • Advised a faith-based organization on a joint venture with a developer on the development of a new sanctuary space and a multifamily rental building.
  • Advised a developer on an inclusionary housing project for a 24-unit multifamily building in Williamsburg.
  • Represented a developer in a $14,000,000 acquisition of 5 contiguous lots in Harlem.
  • Represented a not-for-profit developer in a $6,000,000 acquisition of 205 units of affordable housing in Brooklyn.
  • Represented a developer in a $6,000,000 aggregate refinance of 6 buildings in Harlem.
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