Dan is an experienced municipal, real estate and transactional attorney who spent the past two decades in public service as a Deputy County Attorney and Chief of the Municipal Transactions Bureau for Nassau County on Long Island. Dan has extensive experience with the purchase, sale, licensing and leasing of real estate and the negotiating and drafting of contracts. While with Nassau County, Dan advised all Nassau County agencies, including drafting opinions and resolving issues with the Comptroller’s Office. He also served as counsel to the Nassau County Deferred Compensation Plan Board.
During Dan’s tenure with the county, he provided legal representation on the high-profile Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (HUB) site redevelopment, including negotiation and drafting of leases and lease modifications, development agreements, and other documentation in connection with the project to create a mixed-use innovation district. He also handled the 105-acre Bethpage land acquisition from U.S. Navy and sale to Steel Equities.
Dan’s work was instrumental in guiding Nassau County and area businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic, during which he negotiated lease/license workouts with the Coliseum and Carltun Restaurant.
Upon leaving public service to work again in the private sector, Dan received a citation from the Nassau County Executive recognizing his exemplary work for the County. As legal counsel, Dan’s outlook has been shaped by his time in the private sector. He spent almost two decades in the Law Department of the Dime Savings Bank of New York, where he represented the bank in real property sales and leases, real estate lending workouts, contracts, and foreclosures. He finished service at the bank as a vice president and senior real estate attorney.