Residential & commercial real state transactions

BRICKNER MAKOW LLP a full-service real estate law firm located in downtown Brooklyn handles residential and commercial real estate transactions throughout the five boroughs, as well as throughout Westchester, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties. The firm represents purchasers and sellers of apartment houses, townhouses, condominiums, and cooperative housing units and also represents cooperatives and condominiums. The firm also represents Sponsors in the preparation of Offering Plans as well as the Attorney General review and approval processes.

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Howard M. Brickner


Howard M. Brickner has practiced real estate law in New York for more than 40 years. He has extensive expertise in the area of real estate transactional law, representing both purchasers and sellers, and also has vast experience preparing and negotiating commercial and residential leases. Howard’s expertise also includes preparing condominium offering plans and representing buyers of new construction condominiums. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Western New England Law School.

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Tracy E. Makow


Tracy E. Makow was a litigator for fifteen years before she began practicing real estate law fifteen years ago. She was a founding member of Stewart Occhipinti & Makow, LLP, a commercial litigation law firm with offices in both New York and New Jersey. She now represents purchasers and sellers of residential real estate, as well as sponsors of newly constructed and rehabilitated condominiums. Tracy is a graduate of Brandeis University and of the George Washington University School of Law where she was a member of the George Washington Law Review.

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Tracy Tam


Tracy is a real estate paralegal with over 20 years of experience with both real estate mortgage banking and real estate purchase and sale transactions. Tracy handles bank transactions for all major lenders and mortgage institutions and reviews and prepares bank files and closing packages. Tracy also assists with the management of purchase and sale transactions.

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Linda Valentin

Administrative Assistant

Linda Valentin, with more than 20 years of experience working with real estate attorneys, is the administrative assistant to the professional staff at Brickner Makow LLP and aides the professional staff in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Client Testimonials


Kirill S. Manhattan, NY

Highly client-focused, competent, and professional. I was referred to Brickner Makow by my real estate agent for a condo purchase, and I am very glad to have worked with them.

Hillary R. Manhattan, NY

Howard, Morgan, Cleo and Tracy were fantastic in helping us close on our first condo. We were very involved buyers and they were always responsive, answering all of our questions thoroughly.

Matt T. Brooklyn, NY

Extremely positive experience with Tracy and her team! From our first conversation to our last, Tracy was knowledgeable, professional, and transparent through constant communication.

Michael C. Manhattan, NY

Highly positive experience with this firm. Their team was consistently responsive and professional throughout this entire process. Strongly recommended.

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Phone: (718) 624-1550
 292 Warren St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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