Lisa M. Brill

Lisa Brill is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Real Estate Group. Ms. Brill has significant experience in the formation of joint ventures and has worked extensively representing both institutional investors and real estate operating companies in the investment, ownership and development of real estate. She also advises clients in connection with acquisitions and dispositions, financings, real estate fund formation, REIT and leasing transactions. Ms. Brill was named in New York Super Lawyers—Top 100 2016 and a Rising Star by Portfolio Media, Inc.’s Real Estate Law360.

Selected Experience

  • Representation of a sovereign wealth fund with respect to the acquisition of a 49 percent share in the fee interest to One New York Plaza in New York City
  • GTIS Partners in connection with a co-investment vehicle to invest in a joint venture with SR Capital to construct a luxury condominium development in New York City; two joint ventures to develop and construct luxury residential condominiums in Miami, Florida and two joint ventures to develop luxury condominiums in New York, New York; in a joint venture with 643 Capital Management in connection with the launch of StreetLane Homes, an integrated single-family home rental investment and management company. Streetlane manages single family homes in six states across the country.Strategic Capital on the purchase of 75 Park Lane and 2 Shore Drive North, two residential development sites totaling 1.85 acres along the Hudson River waterfront in Jersey City, New Jersey; the purchase of Hudson Park, a multi-family residential community with retail overlooking the Hudson River in downtown Yonkers, NY, together with a development parcel for the construction of Hudson Park River Club, a 23-story, 213-unit apartment building

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author, " Financing Hotels in the United States: Key Considerations ", The Real Estate Finance Journal (Spring 2017)
  • Co-Author, " The Impact of the Princes Point v. Muss Development LLC Decision", Real Estate Finance & Investment (October 2016)


  • Georgetown University, J.D., 1999, cum laude 
  • Bowdoin College, A.B., 1995, magna cum laude 
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