Welcome to E Glanz Associates

E Glanz Associates is a boutique transactional real estate law firm providing large firm caliber representation focusing on value without the inefficiencies of the large law firm business model. We have a unique approach to legal services to ensure superior and sophisticated counseling in a cost-effective manner.

Unparalleled Legal Services

E Glanz Associates represents some of the most prominent and active real estate developers and investors in the region. Since our inception in 2008, we have developed a loyal client base and a sterling reputation in the market. We provide integrity and value-added representation for transactions of all sizes.

Sophisticated Legal Services for Real Estate Development

Our Services Include:

  • 24/7 client access to a highly experienced and skilled real estate lawyer with over 20 years of transactional real estate experience.
  • Quick turnaround focused on the specific business objectives.
  • In-house caliber responses to legal, business, strategic, and liability issues.
  • Creative billing arrangements such as fixed fees, capped budgets, and equity in lieu of a fee.
  • Value-added "non-legal" advice through an extensive network of industry contacts.


Value-Added Cost Savings

E Glanz Associates provides efficient and high-level legal services. Traditional law firm billing discourages efficiencies and encourages firms to overstaff matters, add marginally useful services, and draw out engagements.

Responsiveness and Technology

E Glanz Associates works with a select client base to provide superior responsiveness. We focus on utilizing the most up to date technology in transactional legal services as an asset and efficiency driver.

Intimate Understanding of Business Objectives

E Glanz Associates is fully immersed in the business and interacts with management on many levels to quickly understand the business objectives. Intimate understanding of the client's business objectives and concerns helps us offer the most effective and efficient representation.

Industry Wide Network of Contacts

E Glanz Associates adds value by making introductions to key people and businesses who can contribute to a real estate development or investment.

Experience and Philosophy

Evan began his legal career in real estate litigation for a top Philadelphia law firm and quickly realized a preference for transactional work. Moving back to his roots in New Jersey, Evan spent the next several years working for two of the largest and most respected law firms in New Jersey. Evan's legal and real estate experience further evolved as general counsel for a major regional development and construction company.

Evan's legal philosophy melds the best attributes from his professional experience by negotiating all deal points in a professional and effective manner and by providing the highest level of technical legal representation, while never losing focus on the ultimate business objectives and core concerns of the client.

Evan's core expertise lies in buying, selling, leasing and financing commercial properties, and counseling clients with regard to entity formation and joint venture structuring. Evan also has extensive experience in construction, mezzanine and permanent financing, construction contracting, opportunity zones, IRC Section 1031 tax-free exchanges, land use law, redevelopment agreements, pilot agreements, Brownfield's redevelopment, environmental due diligence and analysis, governmental incentives, ground leases, and commercial condominiums.

  • Represented a regional developer and institutional partner in a joint venture, acquisition, and construction financing for an assemblage of 13 lots and development of 240 residential units, along with 17,000 square feet of retail space and a 400 car parking deck in Park Ridge, NJ.
  • Negotiated lease up and closed the sale (IRC Section 1031 exchange) of a premier retail center anchored by Trader Joes and TJ Max in Paramus, NJ.
  • Represented a developer and family office investor in the acquisition, structuring, and financing of an Opportunity Zone redevelopment in Englewood, NJ for a 220 unit, Class A multifamily property.
  • Structured a public, private, partnership, long term ground lease, and closed on construction and mezzanine financing for a multi-phase educational campus redevelopment in Jersey City, NJ.
  • Represented a developer in the land acquisition, financing, creation of a condominium regime, and disposition of a hotel and retail development site in the Meadowlands.
  • Represented a Fund in the sale of a portfolio of Mavis Tire Centers across multiple states.
  • Drafted and negotiated multiple industrial, retail, and medical office leases with credit tenants.
  • Negotiated and closed land acquisition, complex tax and joint venture structure, financings, and contract for a forward sale to Blackrock consisting of a 585,000 square foot state of the art warehouse distribution center in South Brunswick, NJ.
  • Managed acquisition, financing, and extensive NJDEP and municipal permitting for a major land fill industrial redevelopment project in Edison, NJ.
  • Completed permitting and sale to Morgan Stanley of an approximately 350,000 square foot data center site in Franklin Township, NJ.
  • Coordinated all legal aspects of a 124 acre industrial park subdivision in Forks Township, PA.
  • Assisted large New Jersey based developer in acquisition of apartment portfolio consisting of more than 8,000 units within 42 properties located in New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Representative client list and references provided upon request.
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E Glanz Associates


Evan lives in Basking Ridge with his wife and two children and grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey. Evan is a cooking enthusiast and enjoys all sports and outdoor activities including skiing, golf, hiking, biking, and basketball. One of Evan's defining characteristics is his competitiveness, drive, and goal-oriented approach to both work and play. This was cultivated as Evan developed into a world-class fencer from high school through college.

Evan was a four-time varsity fencer and captain his senior year for the University of Pennsylvania. His fencing career highlights include multiple high school state championships, three-time NCAA fencing All-American honors, Junior World Team member competing in Budapest, Hungary, and United States Olympic Festival silver medalist.

Evan has more than 20 years of both legal and business experience in the real estate industry. Prior to founding E Glanz Associates in 2008, Evan was general counsel for J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc., a regional development and construction company active in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Prior to going in the house, Evan worked for two large law firms Gibbons, PC in Newark, New Jersey and Brach, Eichler in Roseland, New Jersey.

Evan's experience also includes real estate litigation with Marshall, Dennehey, Coleman, Warner & Goggin, a top Philadelphia law firm, and a clerkship with The Honorable Ronald E. Bookbinder - NJ Superior Court in Burlington County, NJ. During summers of law school Evan clerked for Manta & Welge an environmental law firm and for The Honorable Jerome Simandle, US Federal Court, Camden, NJ. Prior to law school, Evan founded and operated Sealrite, a successful driveway sealing, and repair business.

  • Rutgers University School of Law at Camden - Camden, NJ - Juris Doctor, May 1997.
  • University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA - Bachelor of Arts in Diplomatic History, May 1994.
  • Study Abroad: Madrid, Spain, Fall 1992, all course work in Spanish.
  • All Ivy Academic Honors - Intercollegiate Sports 1993-1994.
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.
  • Admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania (NY bar eligible).
  • Selected 2012-2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers Real Estate - 2007 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars.