Founded in 2017, Rukab Brash PLLC is one of New York City’s premiere real estate law firms offering a hands-on approach and practical, effective solutions to their expansive portfolio of clients. Rukab Brash provides full service representation and advice in every aspect of real estate, from negotiation and execution of the gamut of construction agreements, access agreements between adjacent property owners, real estate agreements for the sale and leasing of residential and commercial properties, as well as corporate compliance, entity formation and risk management. Rukab Brash’s wealth of experience in New York real estate makes it the ideal firm for owners, developers, corporations, equity investors and lenders in both real estate transactions and in all court venues.
Jack Rukab is co-founder and co-managing partner of Rukab Brash PLLC where he specializes in all matters related to the development and ownership of property in New York, by advising clients on an array of issues concerning access, development, and asset management. He also negotiates and litigates disputes involving adjacent properties.
Before the formation of Rukab Brash PLLC, Jack served as Vice President of Amirian Group, where he was responsible for developing projects in the West Village, East Village, and Chelsea neighborhoods of Manhattan. Some of his most notable work was the design, accounting, and strategy implementation of a $40M, 30,000 square foot development project.
Jack graduated from Brooklyn Law School with a focus in real estate and construction law. He was involved in several not-for-profit initiatives that serviced low-income housing communities throughout the five boroughs and provided real estate financial advice to individuals and entities.
Aside from his extensive real estate background, Jack also has significant corporate experience. He previously worked in compliance at an asset management firm in Long Island, New York where, in the wake of the Madoff scandal, Jack helped create a third-party verification service that the firm provided to institutional investors who were investing with regional hedge funds.
Jack received his JD from Brooklyn Law School, with honors, and BA in Finance from Hofstra University, summa cum laude. He is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and is a member of the NYS Bar Association.
Benjamin I. Brash
Benjamin I. Brash serves as Rukab Brash PLLC’s Co-Managing Partner. Benjamin represents and counsels real estate owners, developers, investors, tenants and lenders on a wide range of real estate transactions. In addition, Benjamin handles a variety of sophisticated construction matters and undertakes owner’s representative services.
Prior to co-founding the firm, Benjamin served as Vice President of Amirian Group responsible for the firm’s development projects in Chelsea and the East Village.
Benjamin serves as a Trustee of the Washington Institute of Near East Policy and is a member of its Abramson Young Leaders program. The mission of The Washington Institute is to advance a balanced and realistic understanding of American interests in the Middle East and to promote the policies that secure them.
Benjamin received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and a B.A. in Business Administration from the George Washington University. He is licensed to practice law in the State of New York.