About Us

Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP is one of the most highly regarded real estate and estate planning firms in New York City. Our team of top-rated real estate attorneys and estate planning lawyers have the extensive knowledge, resources, and connections to help you achieve your goals and plan for the future. For decades, New Yorkers have trusted our savvy attorneys to develop smart strategies for:

  • Residential and commercial real estate transactions, including buying and selling property, banking and lending matters, and commercial leasing
  • Estate planning, employing a comprehensive range of tools such as trusts, wills, powers of attorney, healthcare proxies, and other instruments that can be used to preserve assets, protect your legacy, and make sure your wishes are clear
  • Landlord-tenant matters, including lease drafting, holdover proceedings, eviction and non-pay cases, overcharge claims, administrative law and rent regulation matters, pre and post-acquisition due diligence reports, lease file audits, and a range of other issues

Our firm takes a forward-thinking approach to every matter, evaluating all the options, opportunities, and potential challenges our clients may face. As our clients expand and adjust their real estate portfolios, we ensure their assets and intentions are protected through strategic estate planning.

To discuss how we can help you, contact Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP to speak with a seasoned attorney.

Meet the Partners in Our Firm

Alan J. Perlowitz is the firm’s managing partner. He leads the firm’s Real Estate and Banking Practice Groups. As both an attorney and a CPA, Alan has a strong background in accounting and finance. He uses his knowledge and experience to guide clients on a wide variety of real estate, finance, tax, and corporate matters.



Andrew Luftig is a prominent New York real estate attorney with a reputation for being proactive and always accessible. He is the first call for many of New York’s most successful real estate professionals, and he often gives lectures at the city’s top residential real estate companies. In addition to his real estate expertise, Andrew has extensive experience working with clients on banking transactions, business transactions, and estate planning.