Gillian B. Kessler

Practice Area: Real Estate

Gillian B. Kessler is an Associate in MSF’s Real Estate Group. Mrs. Kessler advises buyers, sellers, owners, investors and lenders on a broad range of sophisticated commercial real estate matters, including the acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing of all types of commercial properties. Mrs. Kessler also has significant experience representing financial institutions in connection with lending, debt restructuring, loan workout and distressed property transactions. In addition, Mrs. Kessler has represented developers in New York City on transfers of development rights and other aspects of zoning lot mergers.


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. J.D.

University of Michigan. B.A.


State of New York

Prior Experience

Before joining MSF in 2014, Mrs. Kessler was an Associate of Goldberg Weprin Finkel & Goldstein LLP, following practicing at Cozen & O’Connor and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP. Mrs. Kessler has also practiced in-house for a real estate owner in New York City.