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Announcement: DL Partners Welcomes Attorneys Paul J. Korngold and Grace Betancourt Powers to the DL Partners Team

We are thrilled to announce that DL Partners welcomes to our team Paul J. Korngold, Esq. as of counsel and Grace Betancourt Powers, Esq. as partner. Paul and Grace bring a wealth of expertise that will significantly grow our capabilities in real estate tax and real estate law.

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About Paul J. Korngold, Esq.


Paul J. Korngold is an authority on New York City real estate tax law matters, widely known for his expertise in real estate tax abatements and exemptions programs (421-a, ICAP, 421-g, J-51 programs). He specializes in writing real estate tax opinion and projection letters and has represented thousands of clients in real estate tax certiorari matters. 


Paul is regularly sought out, whether as a source for publications such as The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, an expert witness on real estate tax matters, or a lecturer on real estate tax assessments, benefit programs, and transactional real estate.


Over the course of his four decades in practice, Paul has served as an adjunct instructor of law at New York Law School, a representative of Network of Bar Leaders, Chairman of the Law Committee of Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York, Director of New York State Builders Association, Director of Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York, and President of Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association.


About Grace Betancourt Powers, Esq.


Grace Betancourt Powers represents owners, investors, developers, lenders and operators in a wide range of real estate transactions, including acquisition, disposition, financing and commercial leasing of various property types in New York City.


Beyond transactional matters, Grace represents clients on real estate tax matters including representing not-for-profit organizations applying for real estate tax exemptions before the NYC Department of Finance and representing owners and developers on real estate tax benefit applications pursuant to 421-a, and the Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP).


Grace Betancourt Powers is fluent in Spanish, teaches on real estate law topics, is an active member of CREW NY and the New York Law School Alumni Association, and is a Women Executives in Real Estate (“WX”) Scholar.


Expanding Our Real Estate Taxation Group


The addition of Paul and Grace to the DL Partners team demonstrates our dedication to improving client service by ensuring comprehensive coverage across all aspects of a transaction. Their combined 50 years of experience and expertise will enhance our real estate taxation group, allowing us to offer unparalleled insights and solutions in real estate tax matters.


Please join us in welcoming Paul and Grace to DL Partners. We are excited about the opportunities this expansion will bring and look forward to continuing to serve our clients with the highest standards of excellence.

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