“Our work with Lawrence Maiello and his staff at Maiello Brungo & Maiello has been a key factor in our growth and continued success in the real estate industry. Lawrence and his staff exhibit unmatched professionalism in all of their interactions with our firm. In addition, Lawrence has a vast knowledge of real estate transactions and corporate law. I highly recommend this firm for your real estate and business needs.”

–John Schneider, Owner,
JMS Capital Group – Real Estate


The Real Estate Law Team of Maiello, Brungo & Maiello is comprised of Real Estate attorneys with experience in practically every type of real estate legal transaction located near Pittsburgh and Wexford, PA.

We provide our clients with responsive and efficient legal services throughout the lifecycle of their real estate projects and developments.

Our experienced real estate lawyers have guided clients – both locally and nationally – through a wide range transactions ranging from sophisticated property acquisitions and turnkey developments to complex commercial real estate leases. We know and understand the interests of everyone involved, including landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, lenders, and borrowers.



At Maiello, Brungo & Maiello, Our Pittsburgh and Wexford based real estate lawyers are experienced with the buying or selling and acquisition of property, financing, real estate development, and the leasing of the following:

  • Retail centers
  • Commercial office parks
  • Industrial sites as well as residential real estate projects
  • Flex developments as well as mixed-use developments
  • Warehouse buildings
  • Manufacturing buildings
  • Raw land

Our experienced real estate attorneys have provided legal assistance and representation to buyers and sellers all aspects of the development and acquisition of real estate.

Our real estate lawyers have counseled clients on construction, financing, environmental, zoning, taxation, title insurance, and other issues associated with land use and development.

We have represented both private landowners and public entities in the negotiation of tax incremental financing (TIF) and tax abatement arrangements (LERTA). Our real estate attorneys in Pittsburgh and Wexford have the requisite financial and construction knowledge that uniquely positions them as irreplaceable members to their client’s Construction and Banking & Finance teams.

We also represent clients in negotiating and drafting purchase and sale contracts, ground leases, site development agreements, and property management contracts. MBM Law is an approved law firm for title insurance matters and conducting closings for local and national lenders in Pennsylvania. As a result, Maiello, Brungo & Maiello delivers efficient and responsive legal services to its real estate clients.

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Real Estate Acquisition & Sales

Each purchase and sale of real estate presents challenges.

In every case, the Real Estate Team of MBM offers our clients the comprehensive range of legal services required to identify opportunities, manage risks and succeed in today’s changing real estate market. Our PA real estate attorney guide clients through all aspects of buying and selling transactions and advises them on real estate matters that require immediate attention, all while considering their long-term goals for property-related growth.


Our Pittsburgh-based Real Estate lawyers are experienced in handling a wide range of leasing transactions for both landlords and tenants, including structuring and negotiating ground and build-to-suit leases, sale/leaseback arrangements, and subleases.

We advise on and negotiate leases for all types of properties, including office, industrial, retail, commercial, and residential. Our extensive experience in these transactions results in an understanding of industry standards and provides for complete and comprehensive lease terms.

Real Estate Lawyer Testimonial From Pittsburgh Client

Our company has a 15+ year relationship with Maiello Brungo & Maiello (MBM). MBM attorneys represent us on every aspect of the real estate development process from forming limited partnership ownership entities & drafting sales agreements to property closings, construction contracts, & tenant lease negotiations. MBM makes it a priority to fully understand the stated (& unstated) perspectives of their clients and the critical nuances of the deals they work on then develop well thought-out strategies to help ensure their clients’ interests are protected. They exclusively handle all the legal work for our company as well as all the personal legal work of the partners and their families. It’s very reassuring to know that our attorneys are considering all our interests and make us aware of the impact our legal decisions will have on both our personal & professional lives. So, while we pay for legal services, we receive equally important value-added business advice from these trusted partners.”

-Craig A. Rippole
Trinity Commercial Development, LLC

Real Estate Financing

MBM’s real estate attorneys represent both lenders and borrowers in the financing of commercial, industrial and residential real estate assets and developments.

These transactions include multi-property and cross-collateralized financing as well as traditional single-asset mortgage financing. Our broad experience in representing lenders, owners, and investors provides us with the ability to effectively structure many forms of complex real estate financing transactions.

Real Estate Land Use Deals

The Pittsburgh & Wexford-based Real Estate attorney team help clients navigate the regulatory environment of land use, planning, and zoning with respect to the construction, financing, acquisition, disposition, and management of real estate projects.

Zoning and land use laws affect how an owner can develop and use a property. Starting a project without the help of a knowledgeable team of attorneys can cost an owner greatly. The attorneys of Maiello, Brungo & Maiello have extensive experience in guiding and representing commercial and residential developers, owners, landlords, and tenants through the complicated processes of zoning and land use regulations so that they can build projects that succeed.

MB&M’s attorneys are able to represent clients and provide assistance with regard to the following:

  • Monitor municipal ordinance developments on behalf of clients and identify and evaluate up-front specific ordinance requirements and processes;
  • Provide guidance through all stages of the municipal approval process;
  • Prosecute numerous site plan applications for commercial and residential developments;
  • Obtain zoning approval for projects from municipal zoning hearing boards, planning commissions and elected municipal councils, including variances, special exceptions, or conditional use approvals;
  • Handle issues relating to the use of a property or its dimensions.

Additionally, we are able to leverage our team of business lawyers and construction lawyers to provide additional services to clients regarding issues related to financing, entity structure, title insurance, project development agreements, and construction dynamics before, during and after a project.

Real Estate Legal Insights

[MBM Real Estate Attorneys] have provided top-notch corporate legal counsel and guidance in our real estate development. They are diligent, comprehensive, and professional. Also, they are very knowledgeable and have a personal touch to provide the best services to their clients. We were very pleased and feel confident that we’ll be in ‘good hands’ if we should need their services again.”

-Errol Abdulla, P.E., Owner/President
AWK Consulting Engineers, Inc.”

Meet our experienced team of real estate attorneys with law offices in Wexford and Pittsburgh. We have been serving clients in the Southwestern Pennsylvania region for over three decades, provide local real estate legal advice and consultation. To consult with one of our real estate attorneys, call us at (412) 242.4400.