Robert Bressman is a New York real estate attorney who focuses his practice on complex real estate financing, leasing and joint venture transactions, as well as major office and hotel development and equity deals.

Mr. Bressman, who has more than 30 years of experience, advises national insurance companies and financial institutions in negotiating, documenting and closing acquisition, construction and permanent financing. He also represents investments banks on mezzanine financing and preferred equity transactions.

In addition, Mr. Bressman counsels institutional owners and public and private companies in development and ownership of Class A office buildings. He also advises private equity funds and pension fund advisors in development and ownership of five-star hotels, Class A office buildings and luxury condominiums. Mr. Bressman represents landlords in leasing of more than 10 million square feet of Class A office space and counsels institutional users on leasing of major corporate headquarters.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Bressman was an attorney at a global law firm in its New York office. He also served as director for an Am Law 200 firm in New York City.

Mr. Bressman is a frequent lecturer and writer on topics of real estate law. He is co-author of the course book, "Understanding and Negotiating Facilities Leases," which he wrote in conjunction with his participation at a leasing seminar sponsored by the Global Conference Network (GCN).


  • Rutgers Law School, J.D.
  • Columbia University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
  • New York City Bar Association, 1981-2018
Honors & Awards
  • Chambers USAAmerica's Leading Lawyers for Business Lawyers guide, 2006-2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, New York Real Estate Law Ones to Watch, 2023
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine, Real Estate, 2007-2023
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated