Hackensack, NJ
433 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
ph: 201.488.1300
fx: 201.488.6541
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Areas of Practice



Lehigh University, B.A., 1973
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1976, cum laude

Joseph F. Behot, Jr.


Joseph F. Behot, Jr.  is a partner in the Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate Finance and Commercial Finance areas. Joseph serves as counsel to a number of New Jersey businesses and corporations, as well as New Jersey real estate concerns. He is also counsel to several major commercial banks in New Jersey representing those banks in all aspects of counseling, loan transactions, and recovery of assets.

Joseph's areas of specialization are in real estate, transactional and financing matters. He has represented parties to a wide variety of transactions and projects including the acquisition, disposition and development of real estate, the acquisition and disposition of corporations and businesses, commercial real estate lending, equipment financing, asset based lending and general commercial lending. He serves as counsel to several corporations including not-for-profit corporations, counseling on a wide variety of issues, including corporate governance.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Bergen County Bar Association
Gill St. Bernard's School, Gladstone NJ, Trustee 1994-2007, Chairman of the Board 1997-2007

Honors & Awards

  • Honors Degree, Lehigh University, 1973
  • Law Clerk, New Jersey Supreme Court, Honorable Richard J. Hyghes, Chief Justice

News & Speaking Engagements