Joseph B. Giminaro | New York | Hogan Lovells

Joseph B. Giminaro

Partner Corporate & Finance


Joseph B. Giminaro
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Joseph B. Giminaro has handled complex real estate tax matters for property owners, managers and developers in New York City for more than 30 years. Joe manages major real estate tax cases before the New York City Tax Commission.

Joe’s experience working as chief real estate tax counsel to the NYC Department of Finance has provided him deep insights into the City’s assessment appeal process and preparation of tax projections.

Joe has negotiated multimillion-dollar assessment reductions for a wide range of properties, including major office and retail buildings, residential co-ops/condos, hotels and shopping centers.

Joe serves as President and member of the Board of Trustees to the Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association.

Representative experience

Negotiated multi-million dollar real estate tax assessment reductions for major office buildings and hotels.*

Obtained significant tax savings for residential rental buildings and cooperatives and condominiums.*

Successfully handled one of the City's largest real property tax settlements for a major shopping mall, resulting in over US$300m in assessment reductions.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1983
  • B.A., Syracuse University, 1980
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New York
  • President and Board of Trustees, Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, New York State Bar Association


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