Jason Hershkowitz

Jason joined the Firm in 2007 and has been a partner since 2015.  He is a member of the Real Estate Tax Incentives and Benefits, Inclusionary Housing Development and Condominium and Cooperative Offering Plans and Declarations Groups. He represents developers in a wide variety of property tax issues, with a strong focus on real estate tax benefit applications and implementation pursuant to the 421-a, 420-c, J-51, and ICAP Programs.  Jason also advises developers and architects concerning the construction requirements of New York City’s affordable housing programs, including 421-a, 420-c, and Inclusionary Housing.  He has extensive knowledge regarding rent registrations with New York State Homes and Community Renewal, Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise outreach, and ICAP equal employment and payroll reporting requirements for the New York City Department of Small Business Services. Jason’s expertise in tax benefit programs enables him to counsel clients on the creation of condominium structures, resulting in optimization of all available property tax exemptions and abatements.

After graduating from law school, Jason was a law clerk pending bar admission at the law firm of Kellner Herlihy Getty & Friedman LLP, concentrating on real estate and landlord-tenant law.  While in law school, he was a staff editor of the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal.