March 17, 2022
Dean M. Roberts, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its New York Real Estate & Finance Law Practice Group, was recently quoted by Brick Underground in their article “How to Sell a NYC Apartment in Estate Condition.”
Founded in 2009 by journalist Teri Karush Rogers, who previously covered local real estate as a contributor to the The New York Times, Brick Underground has been named Best Real Estate Website by the National Association of Real Estate Editors two years in a row.
Their editorial team publishes 20 articles and three email newsletters each week (including a newsletter for NYC real estate agents), produces a podcast leveraging insights from NYC’s leading real estate experts, and expands the boundaries of service journalism with helpful tools like our gross rent calculator, used by tens of thousands of prospective renters to easily calculate the rent they’ll actually pay when an apartment is advertised at the net effective rent.
Dean M. Roberts, Chair of the firm’s New York Real Estate & Finance Law Practice Group, oversees and coordinates a diverse group of real estate attorneys and support professionals who handle all matters relating to real estate in the state of New York. Prior to joining the firm by way of a merger in 2006, he was the managing partner of Szold & Brandwen, a law firm founded in 1924, which had been involved in the development of cooperatives (co-ops) for over 80 years.
Dean has represented real estate entities for more than 30 years in all facets of legal issues affecting individuals and legal entities that own, develop, or manage real estate assets. His practice is a hybrid of corporate, litigation, and transactional services on behalf of his clients. Dean is well established as one of the elite condominium and co-op attorneys in New York, including being one of the foremost Mitchell Lama and regulated co-op attorneys in the city.
Outside of the firm, Dean supports diverse and moderate-income housing developments as the pro bono general counsel to the Coordinating Council of Cooperatives, President of the United Housing Foundation and as a director of the Cooperative Development Fund Board of Advisors as well as other housing programs.