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Andrew W. Bank

Partner & Chair, Real Estate
Tel: 212.735.8661
Fax: 917.522.3161
Email: abank@morrisoncohen.com

Andy is Chair of Morrison Cohen’s Real Estate Department. His practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, sale, leasing and financing of commercial property, with an emphasis on retail leasing transactions both in New York City and nationally. He represents numerous national retailers, as well as owners of regional shopping centers and power centers, office towers, and mixed-use buildings.

Andy has regularly represented both purchasers and sellers of real estate properties, including office buildings, retail properties, shopping centers, apartment buildings, commercial condominium units, warehouses, and mixed use properties. In connection with these transactions, Andy has represented his clients in negotiating joint venture agreements, financings (both senior and mezzanine loans), and development and construction agreements. Andy has extensive experience in representing tenants and landlords in retail and office leases. His representation includes the negotiation of leases in shopping centers, lifestyle centers, and outlet centers and in street locations throughout the United States and Canada.

In addition to his real estate work, Andy has extensive experience in a wide range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and financings. He is a frequent speaker at functions for the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Andy joined Morrison Cohen in 2000.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association
International Council of Shopping Centers
Law Committee of International Council of Shopping Centers


“Best Lawyer” for Real Estate Law and Litigation-Real Estate in New York by Best Lawyers in America, 2020
Regularly named New York Super Lawyer, Real Estate