Leonard J. Sklerov, counsel to Schwartz & Silverstein, LLP, handles complex transactional commercial real estate matters for the firm.  He became counsel to the firm in 2011.

Mr. Sklerov graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1974 and is admitted to practice in New York.

Mr. Sklerov’s training in transactional commercial real estate essentially began when he became associated with the Manhattan law firm of Dreyer and Traub.  That training continued when he became associated with another Manhattan law firm, Baer Marks & Upham, in 1980.  He became a partner of Baer Marks & Upham in 1983, and he remained a partner in the firm’s real estate group until founding his own practice in 1993, where he has continued his private practice of transactional commercial real estate matters for a diverse group of private clients.

Mr. Sklerov has also been active in charitable and community affairs.  He has served as a delegate to the World Zionist Congress five times, and has been an officer and/or board member of the following organizations:  New City Rotary, New City Rotary Foundation, ARZA, UIA, JNF, AZM, and Temple Beth Sholom.