Newark, NJ
The Legal Center
One Riverfront Plaza
Newark, NJ 07102
ph: 973-849-9003
fx: 212.742.1217
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Areas of Practice



Serena M. Stonick


Serena Stonick is an associate in the firm's Banking, Real Estate and Lending departments. Serena represents the firm's institutional clients primarily in commercial real estate lending matters including secured and unsecured loans, as well as leasehold financing in connection with the financing of commercial, retail, mixed use, office buildings and multi-family properties, including: the review of loan commitment letters; loan negotiations; preparation and review of all loan documents and title documents, including surveys; extensive title research and review of chain of title, including title endorsements and municipal violations; review of all offering plans, leases, lease estoppels, rent rolls, subordination agreements and organizational documents; and conducting closings and disbursement of loan proceeds. 

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, YMCA Counseling Service Committee of Management, YMCA, Staten Island, New York
  • Chairperson, YMCA Counseling Service Committee of Management, YMCA, Staten Island, New York – 2013-2015
  • Volunteer, Surrogates Decision making panel, State of New York
  • Member, Staten Island Legal Services

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient, YMCA of Greater New York Volunteer of the Year Award, 2013
  • Recipient, Staten Island Economic Development Corporation Women of Influence Award, 2013
  • Recipient, Community Health Action Heroes Award, SIEDC, Back to Basics Hurricane Relief, 2013
  • Recipient, YMCA Volunteer of the Year Award, 2015
  • Honoree, YMCA Counseling Service 36th Anniversary Brunch, 2016
  • Recipient, The Vito S. Titone Legal Excellence Award, Legal Services NYC, 2017