Gene Caiola focuses his practice on commercial real estate with an emphasis on representing lending institutions in originations, modifications and restructurings including the pursuit of foreclosure, deed-in-lieu of foreclosure and receivership remedies. He has an active leasing practice representing tenants throughout the United States and has negotiated office, loft, retail and ground leases, easements and licenses.
Mr. Caiola has extensive experience representing developers and owners in connection with financings, dispositions, acquisitions and construction of office, multi-family, condominium and mixed-use properties. He has also represented clients in connection with the formation and dissolution of joint-ventures, brokerage issues, eviction proceedings, construction issues, zoning issues and other matters.
Mr. Caiola participated in the drafting of a model form of office lease, model form of contract and commentary for the sale of office, commercial and multi-family buildings and a model form of retail lease for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Caiola served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nina Gershon, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Professional & Community Activities
Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Real Property Law, Former Secretary
Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member