Matthew P. Posada is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department. Mr. Posada concentrates his practice in the areas of redevelopment and land use. He also advises private developers on financing methodologies for various projects.

Mr. Posada represents property owners and developers with obtaining residential, commercial and mixed-use land use approvals before municipal and county planning boards and zoning boards of adjustment. He has experience in all aspects of the development approval process, including the review and analysis of site plans, preparation of development applications and notices, and the presentation of applications before municipal and county boards.

In addition, Mr. Posada provides assistance to redevelopers in connection with the redevelopment process. This process entails working closely with municipal government to designate areas in need of redevelopment, adoption of redevelopment plans, negotiation and execution of redevelopment agreements, and the entry of long-term and short-term tax agreements.

Prior to Mr. Posada’s career in private practice, he served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Alvaro L. Iglesias, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County.

While attending Rutgers Law School, Mr. Posada served on the Securities Law Moot Court team and was an active volunteer for the Pro Bono Bankruptcy Project, earning him the Dean’s Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service.


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    Perils & Opportunities for Developers, Lenders, Investors, CRE Professionals, and Community Leaders

    Rutgers Business School - Center for Real Estate and Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

  • Advanced Topics in Zoning X

    Interaction between LHRL and MLUL: ‘D’ Variances in Redevelopment Zones; Escrows; Implications of Shipyard Assocs., LP v. City of Hoboken, 242 N.J. 23 (2020)

    New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America* 2021-2024, Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law; Environmental Law
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®* "Rising Stars" 2021-2023, Land Use/Zoning

* See Award Methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


  • Leaders Council Member, Rutgers Center for Real Estate

  • Member, NAIOP NJ

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association


  • J.D., Rutgers Law School
  • B.A., Rutgers University, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey