Raymond Levin is special counsel in Herrick's Land Use & Zoning Group advising clients on all aspects of zoning legal issues, including applications for zoning changes, special permits and innovative zoning text amendments from the City Planning Commission, determinations from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and other discretionary approvals from public authorities, city and state agencies.

Working with some of the leading developers in New York City, Ray's recent clients include Two Trees Management, Heritage Equity Partners, The Rabsky Group, The Leser Group and Rubenstein Partners among many others. 

Ray has had a long and varied career in city government, starting as a planner in the Brooklyn Borough office of the Department of City Planning, and serving as Director of the Coney Island Planning and Development Office. He also served as Counsel and Board of Estimate representative for Brooklyn Borough President Howard Golden.

Ray is on the board of directors of the DUMBO Business Improvement District and on the board of Colt Coeur an innovative theater company based in Brooklyn. Ray has also chaired several committees and subcommittees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Prior to joining Herrick, Ray worked at Slater & Beckerman, P.C. and previously was with Wachtel Masyr & Missry.

Memberships & Associations

  • Board of Directors, DUMBO Business Improvement District
  • Board of Directors, Colt Coeur
  • New York City Bar Association