Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis names co-chair of Real Estate Department

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP on Monday said Partner Sean R. McGowan has been named co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, effective Jan. 1.

“I am honored to be the new co-chair of Greenbaum’s esteemed real estate practice and excited to stand alongside my partner, Jack Fersko, who does a tremendous job in leading one of the firm’s key departments. I look forward to learning from and working with Jack in my new role to ensure that our team continues to meet the needs of our clients and to further Greenbaum’s outstanding legacy of leadership in the real estate sector,” McGowan said.

A valued member of the firm’s “next generation” of attorneys, McGowan will work closely with Fersko to lead the department and serve its clients.

“Sean has a remarkable depth of experience in all facets of sophisticated transactional real estate, demonstrates great judgment, is an excellent mentor for younger associates of the firm and is truly dedicated to Greenbaum’s continued success and future growth,” Fersko stated.

With experience in all aspects of development, redevelopment, land use and zoning, real property transactions, project financing and the representation of clients in issues related to property management, landlord-tenant matters and day-to-day business counseling, McGowan also has experience as an attorney in private practice. He previously served as vice president of development and legal affairs for a leading New Jersey based commercial developer, overseeing the development of numerous multifamily residential, retail and warehouse projects and assisting the company in navigating a broad range of legal and business challenges.