Lyndhurst, NJ, May 18, 2012 -- Scarinci Hollenbeck is proud to announce the arrival of Donald M. Pepe as a Partner of the firm. Mr. Pepe's addition will further strengthen the firm's growing Ocean, New Jersey office in Monmouth County.

"Mr. Pepe brings with him a wealth of expertise in real estate law, and his representation of high-ranking developers, lenders and businesses speaks to his reputation as a top attorney in this field," said Partner Ken Hollenbeck. "His specialization in this area will strengthen both our real estate practice and the firm overall."

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pepe was Division General Counsel of the nation's largest residential real estate developer, wherein he reported directly to the Division President. His responsibilities included the management of the approvals department, including targeting acquisitions, land purchase negotiations, managing and evaluating due diligence. He also represented corporate interests before local, state and federal approval authorities and secured land use and administrative approvals. He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.

Mr. Pepe has considerable experience securing development approvals and overseeing the closing of commercial real estate transactions. His practice has included a broad range of transactions - including acquisitions and sales, financing and leasing - across multiple property types, including office, retail, industrial and residential.

"I'm pleased to join Scarinci Hollenbeck's prestigious practice as a partner," said Pepe. "I am eager to take on more responsibility in the practice, and confident that my experience will contribute to this growing firm."


About Scarinci Hollenbeck
Scarinci Hollenbeck (@S_H_Law) is a New Jersey/New York Metropolitan area law firm that serves a diverse group of clients in numerous industries. The full service, general practice law firm retains a highly trained legal team with expertise in several areas, including Corporate Transactions and Business Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights, Environmental and Land Use Law, Litigation, Public Law, Commercial Real Estate, Sports and Entertainment Law, and Tax, Trust and Estate Law. Top-tier personnel, innovative technology and superior client service adds to Scarinci Hollenbeck's reputation as one of the most highly ranked law firms in the New Jersey/New York Metropolitan area.