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Christy J. Mazzola
Christy J. Mazzola
Counsel — Real Estate
Counsel — Real Estate

Christy J. Mazzola

Christy J. Mazzola
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, New York 10036

Christy J. Mazzola

Experience Highlights

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in the negotiation of programmatic joint ventures

  • Fetner Properties in the joint venture acquisition of 2701 Jackson Ave, in Queens, NY, in partnership with the Lions Group and the joint venture of Fetner/Lions in connection with a construction loan with Bank Leumi and mezzanine loan with Leumi Partners in the aggregate amount of $95 million, which proceeds will be used to finance the ground-up construction of an approximately 202,435 square foot mixed-use building comprised of 164 residential apartments and 8,300 square feet of above grade commercial space

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in its $3.1 billion sale to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.

  • Westbrook Partners in the $435 million sale of 1375 Broadway, a 500,000 square foot, Class A office building in the Garment District of Manhattan to Savanna Fund

  • Steel Equities in the sale of a five property industrial portfolio on Long Island to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.

  • iStar in the acquisition of two neighboring parcels in Austin, Texas and the simultaneous execution of long term ground leases for each property providing for forward funding commitments to the sponsor in connection with ground-up development

  • Diamond Head Partners in the $108 million acquisition of leasehold interest and assumption of leasehold financing with respect to Monsanto seed facility in Marana, Arizona

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in its $730 million acquisition of a portfolio of 26 U.S. distribution and logistics properties

  • The Related Companies in the equity joint venturing of a 1,200-acre master development community in Tuxedo, New York, and the joint venture development of a $200 million mixed-use residential project at 909 Half Street in Washington, D.C.

  • U.S. Realty Advisors in the $44 million acquisition of a single tenant office property in Maryland, acquisition financing from Santander, and the building lease back to Seller with a $45 million lease value over a 15 year term

  • Steel Equities in the joint venture acquisition of 121 Morgan Avenue in Bushwick, NY with Princeton Real Estate Partners, the acquisition of the 170,000 square foot Sears building at Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove, NY to be re-developed for an outpatient care facility and the acquisition of 90 acres from New York Institute of Technology to be re-developed into a mixed-use campus

  • Safehold, a real estate investment trust managed by iStar, in the acquisition of the fee interest of 1001 South Center Street in Arlington, Texas, a 264 unit student housing development, and a 99 year ground lease back to the seller

  • Brand Atlantic LLC in a joint venture with Wheelock Capital to acquire and re-develop two contiguous properties located at 301 Clematis Street and 300 Banyan Boulevard in West Palm Beach, FL

  • Alpine Income Property Trust, Inc. in its acquisition by the REIT of its 17 initial real property assets in order to effectuate its $164 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Safehold, a real estate investment trust managed by iStar, in the acquisition of the fee interest of a property in Davenport, Florida and a 99 year ground lease back to the seller, which property will be developed by the seller into a multifamily building containing approximately 312 residential units

Credentials

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D. 2012
  • The George Washington University, B.B.A. , 2009
  • Selected to the New York Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2017–2022
  • New York