Kathryn Lecusay is an associate in the New York office of Federman. Ms. Lecusay’s practice focuses on advising owners, investors, lenders and operators in connection with acquisitions, dispositions and financings of traditional real estate and hospitality properties. She has experience assisting clients in sophisticated real estate transactions, including multi-state “one-off” and portfolio transactions that involve mixed-use projects, hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, office buildings and other commercial properties. Prior to joining Federman, Ms. Lecusay worked primarily in litigation representing clients in property-related litigation, commercial litigation, and labor matters. While attending law school, Ms. Lecusay interned for Justice Peggy A. Quince at the Florida Supreme Court and for Magistrate Judge Patrick M. Hunt at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Ms. Lecusay is active in civic matters both as a volunteer through New York Cares and as a mentor of a middle-schooler through the TEAK Fellowship Program.
- J.D., cum laude, St. Thomas University
- B.B.A., Florida International University
- New York
- Super Lawyers®– 2021, 2022 and 2023
- Rising Stars – 2021, 2022 and 2023
- Represented construction lender in connection with loan for ground up construction of mixed-use building and negotiated participation with additional lenders.
- Represented sponsor in connection with acquiring property in Harlem, raising capital through syndication and construction financing for development of residential towers with co-living components.
- Represented lender in connection with loan to developer for planned communities for multi-family bungalows in excess of $80,000,000.
- Represented sponsor in connection with negotiating JV and raising capital through syndication, acquisition of property, secured construction financing for development of production studio.
- Represented real estate sponsor in structuring fund that raised capital through subscription to private exempt offering for the acquisition and repositioning of real estate assets in multiple jurisdictions.
- Represented splintered New York real estate family owning multifamily assets in excess of $100,000,000 in connection with the conversion of limited liability companies to tenancies in common to facilitate separate 1031 exchange acquisitions.
- Counsel to church in connection with the acquisition and development of a street level commercial condominium with a subterranean sanctuary located in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan.