Eric S. Hoberman

  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Office and Retail Leasing


Eric Hoberman is a Partner in K&F’s Commercial Real Estate Transactional Group since 2007. Eric is a highly innovative transactional lawyer specializing in complex real estate and investment ventures in New York City and throughout the United States. He counsels clients in the formation, syndication, acquisition, financing, development, sale and leasing of all real estate asset classes. Eric skillfully and successfully negotiates joint ventures and other strategic partnerships for real estate owners and investors.

Eric has expertise across a broad array of transactions including single asset and portfolio real estate acquisitions and sales, sophisticated financing transactions including securitized mortgages, multi-tranche mezzanine loans and preferred equity transactions, office and retail leasing for both landlords and tenants and workouts on behalf of both lenders and borrowers.

A dynamic negotiator, Eric brings a practical business approach to complicated transactions, creativity in structuring deals, and the ability to move quickly and wisely to complete them. Prominent real estate families and large institutional entities rely on Eric to represent their interests in sophisticated real estate transactions, and many consider him trusted counsel and remain long-time, loyal clients.

As a business-minded attorney, Eric understands the nuances of the law as they relate to his clients’ unique business objectives and focuses on achieving their strategic goals while protecting their best interests.

“I consider myself a deal enabler, not a deal killer. I communicate clearly, listen intently and avoid needless delays by not “over-lawyering.”

Eric has been selected as a “Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in New York” and has been named to New York Metro Super Lawyers® highly regarded lists for nine consecutive years.

Eric also spear-heads the firm’s involvement with the New York All Stars Project, an organization that transforms the lives of youth from poor and underserved communities in partnership with caring adults.

Representative Matters

  • Acquisition by investment group of midtown, mixed use building and subsequent spin off into ground lease estate and sale.    
  • Sale of 275,000 square foot, 16 story office building in midtown New York City for a purchase price in excess of $120,000,000.00.
  • Representation of Preferred Equity Investor in preferred equity investment a residential portfolio in Dallas, Texas
  • Acquisition by investment group of 900,000 square foot midwest office tower valued in excess of $150,000,000.00 including negotiation of complicated joint venture with top national developer.
  • Acquisition by investment fund of New York City west side office building for a purchase price in excess of $100,000.00.
  • Joint Venture representation of real estate family in the acquisition of trophy office building in New York City valued in excess of $500,000,000.00.
  • Joint Venture representation of real estate family in the acquisition of trophy office building in Illinois valued in excess of $300,000,000.00.
  • Acquisition by investment group of 140,000 square foot Florida shopping center.
  • Acquisition by real estate families of an 18,000 square foot building in the heart of SoHo, New York City for a purchase price in excess of $32,000,000.00.
  • Acquisition of 14,000 square foot mixed use prime SoHo, New York City building.
  • Acquisition by investor of a commercial retail cooperative unit in the NoMad area of New York City, a subsection of the Flatiron district.
  • Sale of 44,000 square foot building with office and retail space in downtown Boston.
  • Representation of Landlord in 30,000 square foot retail lease in Herald Square area.
  • Representation of Borrower in refinance of five story flagship retail property in the NYC Meatpacking district with wall street lender.
  • Sale of residential portfolio in Bridgeport, CT.
  • Numerous leases representing landlords and tenants at prime New York City midtown buildings.
  • Representation of auspicious restaurant tenants in numerous New York City locations.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers® 2014-2021
  • Selected to New York Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2013

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Real Property Division, Member


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • Binghamton University, B.A.


  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey