I believe I have experienced success in negotiating transactions by ‘educating’ my adversaries to my position rather than negotiating by intimidation or taking advantage of a ‘superior’ bargaining position – try it, it works!

Mr. Delinko's practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, financing, leasing and operation of shopping centers, office, industrial, and retail properties. He also counsels clients on related brokerage and business issues.  His clients include real estate companies, building owner/operators, commercial landlords and closely-held family businesses with extensive real estate holdings. 

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers (a Thompson Reuters business) in the Real Estate practice area (2013  present)

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Representative Matters

  • Mr. Delinko represented one of the country’s largest real estate investment trusts in connection with the sale of an office building in Bergen County to one of the current tenants of the building for just under $35 million. The building totaled more than 100,000 square feet and is leased to more than 25 tenants.
  • Mr. Delinko represented a major global broadcasting company in connection with the sale/lease-back of a certain cellular communications tower and industrial building in Suffolk County, New York for in excess of $3 million. The tower is leased to four of the largest communication companies in the country.  The lease-back to the seller of the tower and property is for ten years (with options) aggregating in excess of $500,000 in rental payments.
  • Mr. Delinko and other members of the firm's team represented one of the country’s largest real estate developers in connection with the sale of twelve office/industrial properties in Passaic County for in excess of $65 million. The buildings totaled more than 500,000 square feet and are leased to more than 70 tenants.
  • Mr. Delinko represented the tenant in connection with the largest industrial lease executed in New Jersey, and the building owner in connection with the largest office lease executed in New Jersey. He also represented the developer of a $250 million mixed-use redevelopment project, the largest non-waterfront redevelopment project ever built in New Jersey. 
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Education

Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1978

Boston University, B.A. cum laude, 1974

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1979
  • New Jersey, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1980


A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found HERE. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.