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Sarah A. Pellerin

Senior Associate
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1350
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With over ten years of experience in real estate law, Sarah thoughtfully assesses client goals and efficiently moves matters forward to achieve a positive result. She spends time getting to know as much about a clients’ business as possible to help identify issues and provide strategies for success. Sarah focuses on assisting owners, landlords, tenants, investors, buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, and real estate investment trusts (REITs) with various types of commercial real estate matters.

Commercial Acquisitions and Divestitures
Sarah regularly performs due diligence review, drafts and negotiates commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements, mortgage loan documents, easement and development agreements, and other agreements relating to real property transactions for a wide range of buyers and sellers in the acquisition, divestiture, financing, zoning, and municipal approval of land-use ventures. She reviews, analyzes, and resolves complex title and survey matters and assists clients in obtaining land use approvals and approvals required under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), and various state and federal agencies. In addition, Sarah has significant experience assisting REITs with various real estate transactions throughout the United States.

Commercial Leasing
Sarah represents both landlords and tenants in various types of lease transactions for office, industrial, and retail space, including the drafting and negotiating of ground leases, building leases and sublease agreements, and she regularly counsels her clients on a variety of lease-related matters.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Advisory Board, Upstate New York Chapter of the National Kidney Foundation
  • Member, Real Estate Council of the Monroe County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Harter Secrest & Emery Pro Bono and Diversity Committees

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2019-2020
  • Albany Law School
    • Member, Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology
    • Member, Justinian Society

PUBLICATIONS

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Albany Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh, B.A., summa cum laude
HSE Law
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Sarah A. Pellerin
Senior Associate
spellerin@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1350
fax: 585.232.2152

With over ten years of experience in real estate law, Sarah thoughtfully assesses client goals and efficiently moves matters forward to achieve a positive result. She spends time getting to know as much about a clients’ business as possible to help identify issues and provide strategies for success. Sarah focuses on assisting owners, landlords, tenants, investors, buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, and real estate investment trusts (REITs) with various types of commercial real estate matters.

Commercial Acquisitions and Divestitures
Sarah regularly performs due diligence review, drafts and negotiates commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements, mortgage loan documents, easement and development agreements, and other agreements relating to real property transactions for a wide range of buyers and sellers in the acquisition, divestiture, financing, zoning, and municipal approval of land-use ventures. She reviews, analyzes, and resolves complex title and survey matters and assists clients in obtaining land use approvals and approvals required under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), and various state and federal agencies. In addition, Sarah has significant experience assisting REITs with various real estate transactions throughout the United States.

Commercial Leasing
Sarah represents both landlords and tenants in various types of lease transactions for office, industrial, and retail space, including the drafting and negotiating of ground leases, building leases and sublease agreements, and she regularly counsels her clients on a variety of lease-related matters.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Member, Advisory Board, Upstate New York Chapter of the National Kidney Foundation
  • Member, Real Estate Council of the Monroe County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Harter Secrest & Emery Pro Bono and Diversity Committees

Honors & Awards

  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2019-2020
  • Albany Law School
    • Member, Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology
    • Member, Justinian Society

Publications

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Albany Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh, B.A., summa cum laude

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