Tina R. Makoulian concentrates on complex real estate development, acquisition and disposition of commercial properties and commercial leasing.
Tina is an experienced, strategic, and pragmatic real estate lawyer who represents owners, operators, investors, and developers of all property types. Her nationwide practice encompasses acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and development in the multifamily, retail, office, mixed-use, industrial, and life science sectors. Tina collaborates with colleagues skilled in finance, tax, environmental law, and other areas to bring a holistic approach to real estate transactions. She provides her clients with thoughtful guidance and practical solutions through both relatively straightforward and highly complex real estate transactions. Clients rely on Tina's extensive experience and pragmatic approach to get the deal closed.
American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Philadelphia Chapter, Past President
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Real Estate Institute Planning Team
Recognition & Accomplishments
Chambers USA, real estate law (Pennsylvania), 2006-2023; real estate law (Philadelphia and Surrounds), 2022; real estate: finance (Pennsylvania), 2022, 2023
The Legal 500 US, real estate and construction - real estate, 2017-2020; real estate - real estate, 2021, 2022
The Best Lawyers in America, real estate law, 2009-2017, 2019-2024; "Lawyer of the Year," real estate (Philadelphia), 2021
Honored by Philly Power Women as a Leader in Commercial Real Estate, 2019
Tina frequently lectures on real estate issues and trends. She has given numerous presentations over the years to many groups, including the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, ACREL, the American Law Institute-American Bar Association, and CREW, in addition to in-house programs at the firm and for clients.
Board Memberships & Community Service
ACREL, Past Board of Governors and Executive Committee member
Armenian Missionary Association of America, past board member
Community Design Collaborative, past board member
CREW Philadelphia, past board member
National CREW Network, past board member
Villanova University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1993)
Member, Villanova Law Review
Order of the Coif
University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1990)