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Steven Monteforte


New York

30 Rockefeller Plaza
26th Floor
New York, New York 10112
T +1 212.918.8982
F +1 212.884.8237

Areas of Practice


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1982, cum laude; Fordham Law Review, Articles Editor, 1982-1983
  • B.S., Long Island University, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 1978, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1984

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Judicial Clerkships

Law Clerk to Hon. Judge Lawrence W. Pierce, U.S. Circuit Judge, Second Circuit, 1983-1984
Steven Monteforte

Steven Monteforte is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. Although his practice has involved a wide variety of real estate transactions, during the last several years Steven’s practice has consisted predominantly of representing large, institutional tenants in all aspects of their corporate facility needs in New York City and throughout the country, including commercial lease transactions and national and worldwide brokerage and facility management agreements.

Selected Publications

  • "Admissibility of Evidence in Probation/Parole Revocation Proceedings and in Criminal Prosecutions: Applying a Single Standard," 50 Fordham Law Review, 1981-1982

Professional Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2014
  • New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2013

Online Publications

01/24/2013 - Think Real Estate, January 2013
Welcome to Think Real Estate, the real estate newsletter of Haynes and Boone, LLP, a resource for timely legal analysis of issues affecting the real estate industry.

01/09/2013 - Structuring the Complex Commercial Real Estate Lease - Government Incentives, Real Estate Tax Exemptions, Condominium Conversions, Financial Reporting Considerations, Intervening Leases, Tax Considerations and Unintended Consequences
Competition for tenants of substantial commercial real estate leases will often require the successful landlord to agree to complex lease structures, or even the re-structuring of the underlying real estate.