New York City Property Tax CLE

Presented by New York City Tax Commission, Center for New York City Law, and Center for Real Estate Studies


Monday, January 22, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


New York Law School 185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard Streets)
Events Center, W201 & W202


3.0 Transitional and Nontransitional CLE Credits: 2.5 in Professional Practice and .5 in Ethics and Professionalism


$250 registration fee, $100 NYC Agency Attorneys



1:30 – 2:00
Event Check-in

2:00 – 2:50
Session I – The New York City Tax Commission

Speaker: Ellen E. Hoffman, President of the NYC Tax Commission

  • Introduction
  • The Administrative Review of Property Tax Assessment in New York City
  • A Look Back at 2017
    I. Preliminary Data
    II. Notable Developments
  • What’s New in 2018

2:50 – 3:20
Session II – Ethics Issues in Practice Before the NYC Tax Commission

Speakers: Ellen E. Hoffman, President of the NYC Tax Commission
Leonard Picker, Special Counsel and Director of Compliance and Investigations


3:30 – 5:00
Session III – Exemptions/Abatements Roundup: ICAP, Not-for-Profits, 421-a New Multiple Dwellings

Moderator: Jonathan Sherman, Esq., Sherman & Gordon PC
Speakers: Philip H. Azarian, Esq., Marcus & Pollack LLP
Robert P. Carver, Esq., Emmet, Marvin & Martin, LLP
Brett J. Gottlieb, Esq., Tuchman, Korngold, Weiss, Liebman & Gelles, LLP


Seats will only be held for those who have made full payments. Online payments of the fee may be made via PayPal. Visa and MasterCard payments can also be made over the phone at 212.431.2855. Checks should be made payable to “New York Law School” and mailed to:

Lillian Valle-Santiago
Center for New York City
Law New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013-2921.

* For those who register online, but opt to send in a check for payment, checks must be received within 1 week after registration. However, if you register on or after January 15th payment must be received immediately in order to hold your seat. Late payment will result in your seat going to someone on the waiting list.

If your schedule changes and you are unable to attend, please note the deadline to request a refund is  January 18, 2018.

New York Law School students and faculty: A number of comped spots are available for current, active NYLS students and faculty members. If you would like to attend this program, please e-mail Lillian Valle-Santiago at to make arrangements.CLE financial aid assistance is available. Application for financial aid assistance must be received no later than three weeks prior to a course offering. To view the New York Law School financial aid policies for CLE events, please visit more information? Require special accommodations? Contact coordinator Lillian Valle-Santiago at 212.431.2855 or York Law School has been certified by the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. This program is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.