News Release


HMB Welcomes Eric J. Genin to its Real Estate Group


HMB is pleased to welcome Eric J. Genin who joins the firm as Partner in its growing Real Estate Practice.

Eric focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, helping clients to buy, sell, develop, lease and finance all types of property.

With over two decades of experience, Eric helps clients make and implement smart business decisions on a broad range of real estate transactions and finance matters. He works with entrepreneurs, leaders of public and privately held companies, banks, lenders, funds, executives, investor groups and family offices.

In addition to negotiating and drafting purchase, sale and lease agreements, Eric advises on corporate governance matters related to business formation, day-to-day operations and disputes. He also advises on tax matters related to real estate financing and negotiates and drafts all related loan documents. Prior to joining HMB, Eric served as associate general counsel to one of the largest retail real estate companies in the United States where he was responsible for representing landlord’s interest in leasing and other corporate matters related to one of the world’s largest consumer electronic device manufacturers. Read his full bio here.

“We are thrilled to have Eric as a member of HMB’s growing team,” said Jenna E. Stein, Chair of HMB’s Real Estate Group. “HMB’s clients benefit from the broad perspective our real estate attorneys offer, and Eric’s experience both as an attorney in private practice and in-house adds to our group’s already deep knowledge base.”

HMB’s Real Estate Group represents developers, landlords, tenants charitable institutions, brokers, institutional investors and property managers involved in a wide range of projects including office buildings, public works, industrial parks, manufacturing sites, retail centers, affordable housing and multi-family residential buildings. Learn more about HMB’s Real Estate Group here.

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