Michael San Giacomo



Michael San Giacomo is savvy about all aspects of commercial real estate and ably guides clients through strategic transactions that are consistent with their business goals. Mike assists with the acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing of property for office, industrial and retail use, and many of the deals he works on are complex, high-dollar transactions. In one engagement, he represented a client in a deal involving the sale and leaseback of five manufacturing facilities for an aggregate sale price of more than $40 million. Mike also represented the seller of a trophy-class office building in the $115 million sale of that asset.

Contract Negotiations

Mike helps clients negotiate joint venture agreements for the development and ownership of real estate projects. Mike also advises on commercial condominiums, construction and development service contracts, and on real estate brokerage agreements.

Leasing and Financing Experience

Mike guides clients, including developers and tenants, through complex leasing transactions. He has completed leases of a 250,000 square-foot warehouse facility and a 125,000 square-foot manufacturing and warehouse facility. Mike also assists with construction loans and credit lines secured by real property.

Other Transactions

Mike frequently represents clients in tax-deferred exchanges of real property and also collaborates with colleagues in the firm’s corporate practice group to provide counsel on real estate matters that arise in mergers and acquisitions.

Personal Interests

Mike is the father of two children and enjoys traveling with his family to both domestic and international locations.


Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York


Seton Hall University School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Seton Hall Law Review (1999)

College of William & Mary
B.A. (1996)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association — Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers® — Real Estate Law, 2023-24
  • Chambers USA — New Jersey, Real Estate, 2018-23
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers — Rising Star, 2007-14
  • Raymond del Tufo Constitutional Law Award
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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