Ms. Cheri R. Ciano is Counsel in the Real Estate and Redevelopment teams at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., focusing her practice in all facets of real estate development, including negotiating and structuring complex transactions, leases, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, construction, private and commercial lending, and other financings.

As a seasoned legal advisor in New Jersey’s commercial real estate market, Ms. Ciano previously served for two decades as in-house counsel to leading real estate development and property management companies, Edgewood Properties, PRC Group/PRC Management Co. Inc., and Applied Property Management Co./Ironstate Development Company. In her experience as in-house counsel, she managed complex negotiations and execution of project development including joint venture structures, operating agreements, license agreements, due diligence analysis, business entity structure, redevelopment, procurement, construction, and affordable housing.