Kelly S. Maharaj

Kelly S. Maharaj


Kelly S. Maharaj is a New York real estate attorney who focuses her practice on a wide variety of real estate matters, including development, conversion to condominium and cooperative ownership, timeshares, and the sale of residential and mixed-use properties. She is also experienced in the representation of condominium and cooperative boards in matters involving sponsor-developers and construction defects, commercial and residential management, and corporate governance work for day-to-day operations.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Maharaj served as chief of review in the Real Estate Finance Bureau at the New York State Office of the Attorney General and was charged with the oversight of the attorneys, paralegals and engineers in the review section and their review of offering plans, amendments and no-action letters.

While attending law school, Ms. Maharaj was an associate editor of the WMU Cooley Journal of Practical & Clinical Law and a teaching assistant of the Sixty Plus Inc. Elderlaw Clinic.

Representative matters on which Ms. Maharaj has worked include:

  • representing lenders in analyzing and making construction and other loans with respect to properties in New York
  • representing a developer with a timeshare filing in New York
  • representing lenders of condominiums with affordable components subject to regulatory agreements with various governmental agencies
  • representing high-net-worth individuals in sales and acquisitions of residential apartments in New York


  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, J.D.
  • Utica College, B.A., History
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
  • Women in Housing and Finance, New York