Jason L. Sobel


Jason L. Sobel is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department and focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including leasing and financing.  He represents several lending institutions in commercial and construction financing.  Mr. Sobel primarily counsels commercial and residential real estate owners and developers regarding acquisitions, sales, financing, leasing and development projects.

Mr. Sobel also represents clients on a number of business law and contract related matters affecting their daily activities.  He assists various types of businesses with respect to their contract negotiations and drafting, interactions with third party vendors, taxation related matters and new entity formation.

Before joining the Firm, Mr. Sobel was a Partner at Genova Burns LLC.

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Representative Matters

  • Acting as lender’s counsel to a number of different lending institutions with regard to commercial mortgages in the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.
  • Successfully handled all aspects of the closing of the sale of a large golf course in Monmouth County, New Jersey, inclusive of the drafting of a seller take back mortgage; then successfully foreclosed on that same property after the purchaser defaulted on the note payments and once again represented that same seller with regard to the disposition of that property.
  • Negotiated and drafted all lease agreements on behalf of a landlord for an entire 30 acre parcel of industrial property in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Part of a team that represented the purchaser of a major iconic office tower in New York City consisting of over 3 million square feet of rentable space and the subsequent leasing of such space.
  • Serves as general counsel to a New Jersey commercial real estate brokerage firm handling all of their legal needs inclusive of negotiation and drafting of commission agreements and enforcement of same.
  • Represents a nationwide retailer with respect to lease negotiations and drafting throughout the country.
  • Acting as borrower’s counsel on a large bond issuance from the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Finance Agency for a hospital facility.

Rankings & Recognition

The Academic Achievement Award in Property Law from Chicago-Kent School of Law, 1995


Professional Affiliations

Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
Member, Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section
Member, Land Use Law Section
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Monmouth County Bar Association
Member, Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast

Community Affiliations

Member, Board of Trustees, Community Health Charities of America
Former Chairman and President, Board of Trustees of Northeast Chapter
Member, Members & Affiliates Committee
Secretary, Board of Trustees, Boys and Girls Clubs of Newark
Chairman, Legal, Insurance and Personnel Committee
Member, Board of Trustees, Marlboro Soccer Association
Member, Congregation Ohev Shalom – Marlboro Jewish Center