The Sinreich Group

Attorneys at Law

(212) 317-1131

The Sinreich Group is a New York City based real estate law firm that represents public and private sector clients in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, repositioning and disposition of real estate throughout the country.

The Sinreich Group

The Sinreich Group, a New York City based real estate law firm, was founded by Ellen Sinreich, building on her experience as the General Counsel of a national real estate developer and, prior to that, as Managing Partner of Sinreich & Associates, a transactional real estate law firm. The Sinreich Group provides real estate legal services to property owners, operators, lenders and investors and to early stage companies across industry lines.

Ellen Sinreich

Ellen Sinreich is a deeply experienced real estate attorney sought after by clients for her unique blend of legal, real estate, entrepreneurial and sustainability expertise. Fortune 500 organizations, REITs, institutional real estate owners, governmental agencies and national retailers, among others, have turned to Ellen to structure, negotiate, document and close over $15 billion of transactions throughout the United States.

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • State University of New York at Albany, BA Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa  
  • Columbia University School of Law, JD, Stone Scholar
  • Green Building Certification Institute, LEED Accredited Professional

Industry & Community Affiliations

  • 2014 Pioneering Woman In Real Estate Honoree
  • New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate: Faculty Member
  • Urban Land Institute: CRC Gold Council Chair, Entertainment Development Council member, Women’s Leadership Initiative New York Steering Committee member, New York Program Committee member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers: New York/Northern New Jersey State Director, New York Alliance Committee Co-Chair, New York Government Relations Chair, Environmental Committee member, RetailGreen Planning Committee member
  • New York City Bar Association: Real Property Law Committee member

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Ellen Sinreich, Esq.

Ellen Sinreich, Esq.

The Sinreich Group is a different kind of law firm: affordable, fresh and client-centric. We understand the challenges that our clients face and help them avoid legal landmines without the burden of overpriced fees. We look forward to helping you achieve your real estate goals.
— Ellen Sinreich

Evelyn Leonard


Evelyn Leonard, Of Counsel to The Sinreich Group, is a recognized leader and legal authority in the commercial real estate industry. With over 25 years of legal experience, Evelyn brings an intimate understanding of the real estate industry and the inner workings of real estate operating companies to her legal work.

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • Ithaca College, BA, magna cum laude
  • Case Western Reserve University, MSSA 
  • University of Akron School of Law, JD, Member of the Law Review and served as Research Editor
  • Duke University, Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Industry & Community Affiliations

  • Georgetown University Law School Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute, former Board and Faculty Member
  • NJ 2006 Women in Real Estate Honoree
  • American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development, Speaker
  • South Brunswick, NJ Aging in Place Partnership, Vice President and Housing Development Facilitator
  • American and New York City Bar Associations, Member
  • Admitted in New York, New Jersey and Florida 

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"The Sinreich Group is excited to offer startups and nonprofits the same commercial real estate expertise that we offer Fortune 500 companies. We understand your needs and will guide you. We take the guesswork out so you avoid the pitfalls."

— Evelyn Leonard

Telephone 212 802 1422
205 East 42nd Street, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10017

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