Rudin Management Company, a full-service real estate organization managing the interests of the Rudin Family, one of New York City’s largest private owners, operators and developers of first-class real estate, announced today that Andrew Migdon has officially assumed the role of Executive Vice President and the company’s first-ever Chief Legal Officer, effective January 1st.
Migdon comes to Rudin from Goldfarb & Fleece LLP, where he has represented the Rudin Family in the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of office and residential buildings since 2003. In this newly-created position, he will be responsible for the legal affairs of the entire company.
“Our family has been extremely fortunate to have benefited from Andrew’s extraordinary expertise over the past 18 years,” said Eric Rudin, Co-Chairman and President. “We are thrilled to formally welcome him to Rudin Management Company and to benefit from his exclusive focus on our growing portfolio.”
Migdon brings nearly 20 years of legal experience working in the commercial real estate industry to Rudin. As a partner at Goldfarb & Fleece LLP, he specialized in real estate law, with an emphasis on the representation of landlords and tenants in the leasing of office space in Manhattan, as well as real estate and other financing transactions. Prior to that, Migdon was an associate in the Banking & Credit and Structured Finance groups at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.
Among his most significant projects include representing Rudin in the development of The Greenwich Lane, a 199-unit luxury condominium development in Greenwich Village, and Dock 72, a high-tech, 675,000 square-foot creative office building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In addition, Migdon has represented Rudin in the refinancing of its office properties at 345 Park Avenue, 32 Avenue of the Americas, 41 Madison Avenue, 1675 Broadway, and 80 Pine Street, as well as its residential tower at 215 East 68th Street. He has also represented the family in significant leasing transactions with tenants such as The National Football League, JPMorgan Chase, Blackstone, Blackrock and WeWork.
Migdon is a Director of The Rudin Foundation and the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation and serves as counsel to The Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Harvard University and graduated from New York University School of Law in 1997, where he served as an Editor of the New York University Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif.
About Rudin Management Company
Rudin Management Company is a full-service real estate organization managing the interests of the Rudin Family, which owns and operates one of the largest privately held real estate portfolios in New York City. Among its real estate holdings, which includes the high-tech Dock 72 office tower at Brooklyn Navy Yard, are 16 commercial office buildings containing approximately 10.5 million square feet of space and 17 apartment buildings comprising over four million square feet of residences. For more information about Rudin Management Company, please visit https://www.rudin.com/.