Biography

Patrick O’Sullivan is a partner in Herrick's Real Estate Department.

Patrick represents developers, investors, governmental entities and not-for-profit institutions on a range of real estate matters with a focus on development issues, particularly those that arise in public-private transactions. He has represented clients on a range of complex transactions for properties across the U.S., including acquisitions and dispositions, large-scale developments, joint ventures, construction projects, and public and private financings. 

Patrick is a former Executive Vice President and Head of the Real Estate Transactions Group at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC). While at NYCEDC, Patrick worked with leading real estate developers to successfully executing complex public-private transactions throughout the City. 

He led New York City’s acquisition of Brooklyn Bridge Park and Governors Island from New York State, and subsequently oversaw the negotiations for two Brooklyn Bridge Park development sites. He also directed the City’s negotiations for New York University’s applied sciences school in Downtown Brooklyn. During his time at NYCEDC, Patrick worked closely with the New York City Industrial Development Agency, the Empire State Development Corporation, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and other agencies.

Memberships & Associations

  • Board of Directors, New York City Economic Development Corporation
    • Real Estate and Finance Committee
  • Real Estate Board of New York
    • Economic Development Committee
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    • Housing and Urban Development Committee
  • Urban Land Institute