Robert A. Marsico Bio:

Robert A. Marsico is a real estate and commercial transactions lawyer with more than 30 years of legal experience. He represents a wide variety of financial institutions, corporate and entrepreneurial clients in the areas of mortgage financing, commercial project acquisitions and sales, commercial leasing and other business transactions.

Mr. Marsico has extensive experience representing clients in the negotiation, drafting and closing of commercial mortgage financing transactions, term loans, construction financing, loan participations, loan workouts and financial restructuring. In addition his expertise includes the representation of buyers and sellers of commercial, industrial, retail and residential real property throughout the state.

Mr. Marsico has negotiated and drafted a wide variety of real property leases and subleases, including long and short term industrial, office, retail and residential. He represents clients in commercial and institutional ground leasing transactions, warehousing agreements, and farmland leasing arrangements. He also counsels and assists clients in connection with the extension, modification and renegotiation of existing leases and subleases, as well as with questions arising from the interpretation of leasing documents and disputes arising therefrom.

He has represented a large number of entities and individuals before municipal bodies in connection with zoning and land use applications. Mr. Marsico has also advised real estate developers and commercial end users in connection with the construction and renovation of office buildings, industrial facilities, apartment buildings and warehouse properties, from required permitting, to land acquisition, to construction contracts through project completion. He has represented property managers of commercial, industrial and multifamily resident facilities in addressing the myriad of issues which are part of the management function. Furthermore, he has provided general corporate and real estate related counseling to numerous individuals, limited liability companies, partnerships and corporations on a great number of diverse matters, including business contract negotiations, leasing strategies, easement negotiation and drafting, landlord-tenant disputes, farmland assessment qualification and renewal, private loan transactions, intra-familial property transfers, business acquisitions and sales, co-operative and condominium (both residential and commercial) acquisitions and sales, representation of institutional lenders in the drafting of forms of commercial loan documentation, and real property tax appeals.

Mr. Marsico is a member of the American Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. He has lectured and written on numerous real estate topics for the Graduate Realtors Institute, the National Business Institute and the New Jersey Mortgage Bankers Association. Mr. Marsico has served as a member of both the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Planning Board for the Borough of Wood-Ridge, Bergen County, New Jersey, with a term as chairman of each entity.


Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1979)

Saint Peter’s College (B.A., summa cum laude, 1976)

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Advanced Real Estate Law in New Jersey National Business Institute, Inc. 1991
Mastering Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance in New Jersey National Business Institute, Inc. 1995, 1996

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