David Kaufman advises a wide range of owners, developers and financial institutions in real estate acquisition, disposition and financing transactions, including mortgage and mezzanine loans, preferred equity investments, loan syndications and participations, and joint ventures.

David also has extensive experience in commercial leasing including ground leasing and space leasing in New York City and throughout the tri-state.

Before joining Herrick, David was project counsel in the Real Estate Department of Fried Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, and before that he was general counsel of Rechler Equity Partners/R Squared Real Estate Partners, an investment firm that owns and operates more than seven million square-feet of property throughout the New York metropolitan area.