Steven G. Horowitz serves as Chief Legal and Risk Officer at Open Space Institute, based in New York. At OSI he focuses on land conservation, environmental mitigation, climate change and a wide range of resiliency activities. He recently retired after many years as a partner of Cleary Gottlieb where he regularly represented U.S. and international commercial and investment banks, foreign and domestic institutional investors, property owners and corporations in their real estate matters. Transaction types encompassed all forms of joint ventures, mortgage finance and securitization, loan syndication, mortgage loan trading and subordinate debt, restructuring and real estate-related mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he focused on credit tenant and portfolio leasing, workout and bankruptcy matters, investment entity formation and tax-oriented finance transactions, and investments in non-traditional property types such as resorts and hotels, Indian gaming casinos, mines, timber, utilities, sports fitness clubs, hospitals and nursing homes.
Steven repeatedly has been recognized by the business and legal press for his work on behalf of clients, including The Best Lawyers in America, which includes him in its 2018 edition, making Steven one of a small group to receive this honor for more than 15 consecutive years. Prior to Law School, he worked as a housing and urban development planner in the New York City Department of City Planning.
Steven L. Wilner is a partner in Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton’s New York office. Steven’s practice focuses on financial, corporate and real estate matters, ranging from global real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development and finance to international mergers and acquisitions and restructurings, including private equity investments and joint ventures.
Steven has been recognized by numerous guides and publications as a leading practitioner in global Real Estate law, including Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The Legal 500 and The Best Lawyers in America. Steven was named a “Most Valuable Practitioner” in Real Estate by Law360, and was recently inducted into the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
Steven is a frequent speaker on all aspects of Real Estate transactions and law, and participates in PLI’s ongoing “Bridge-the-Gap” series, which aims to teach young attorneys the essential skills for success in the business and practice of law.
Steven joined the firm in 1988 and became a partner in 1997. He spent 20012005 as the managing partner of the firm’s former Tokyo office.
Daniel C. Reynolds is an associate based in the New York office.
Mr. Reynolds’ practice focuses on real estate transactions, including the financing, acquisition and disposition of real property.
Mr. Reynolds was an associate in the New York office from 2000 to 2001, and rejoined the firm in 2011. He received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law in 2000. He also received a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993.
Mr. Reynolds has advised clients in the negotiation of joint ventures to acquire, finance and develop office, retail, hotel, multi-family and mixed-use properties throughout the United States. Select experience includes representing clients in connection with the acquisition and financing of a portfolio of office and retail properties across several states; the acquisition, financing and refinancing of a portfolio of hotels; a joint venture to develop a regional mall, and the development of a mixed-use complex in New York City.
Mr. Reynolds advises both borrowers and lenders in various mortgage and mezzanine financing transactions, including both securitized and balance sheet loans.
Mr. Reynolds is a member of the Bars in New York, Massachusetts and Ohio.