Anne Adams Rabbino

Partner (Admitted to practice in New York)


Practice Areas
Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Finance for Non-Profit Organizations, Public Finance, Environmental Review

Fordham University School of Law, JD, 1980
Brown University, BA, 1972

About Anne Rabbino

Anne Adams Rabbino represents owners and users of real estate in a wide variety of matters, including purchases and sales, leasing, financing, and regulatory matters. She also has extensive experience in financings and real estate matters for museums and other non-profit organizations.

Anne is currently representing Moynihan Station Development Corporation and Empire State Development (ESD) in connection with certain aspects of the development of Moynihan Station and the redevelopment of the Farley Building. She also represents ESD in connection with the sale of a 33-acre site in the Bronx for development as a mixed-use project with office, medical office, educational, hotel and retail uses.

Bryant Rabbino is counsel to The Trust for Cultural Resources of The City of New York, a conduit issuer of tax-exempt debt for the benefit of museums, performing arts facilities and other cultural institutions. Anne and Donald H. Elliott, who is Of Counsel to Bryant Rabbino, work closely with the City of New York to make tax-exempt interest rates available to eligible institutions. Bryant Rabbino is counsel to the issuer in these transactions for borrowers that include The Museum of Modern Art, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. Anne and Don are also responsible for all environmental reviews as well as compliance with applicable state laws and regulations.

Anne has represented tenants and landlords in a wide variety of leasing transactions, including office, retail and industrial space leases, subleases and ground leases. She has drafted, negotiated and advised clients with respect to key elements of lease transactions, including base and additional rent issues, rent adjustments and tenant concessions, renewal and expansion option, tenant improvement issues, assignment and subletting rights, termination rights, signage, and telecommunications and other building services.

Anne has represented lenders in complex real estate and mortgage lending transactions for amounts ranging up to $500 million. She has also represented lenders in loan restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings, including one of the most complex real estate restructurings of the 1990’s, when she and Don Elliott represented the largest secured lender in the U.S. bankruptcy of Olympia & York. Their client was also a substantial unsecured creditor in the Canadian insolvency proceedings, and they were active in resolving governance issues during the bankruptcy proceedings.