Stephen A. Linde is Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department. Mr. Linde has over thirty-five years of experience as a real estate attorney representing a variety of public and private companies and financial institutions.  His practice is national in scope and includes all aspects of commercial real estate, including real estate development; acquisitions and sales; office, retail and industrial leasing; financing; real estate joint ventures; foreign investment in real estate; and real estate transactions involving medical facilities.

Prior to joining the Firm, he was General Counsel at Simone Development Companies.  Mr. Linde is fluent in French.


  • Real Estate
  • Loan Workouts and Restructuring

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  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Member, American Bar Association
    – Vice Chair, Special Investors Group, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
    – Vice Chair, Committee on Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies, Real Property Section, 2015-2016
    – Former Chair, Committee on International Investment, Real Property Section, 2010-2011
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section

    – Committee on Real Estate Financing
    – Committee on Commercial Leasing
    – Former Chair, Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, 1991-1995


  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • M.B.A., New York University
  • B.A., Brandeis University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

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  • New York
  • New Jersey