Real Estate


Justin Masterman is an associate in the Firm's Real Estate Practice Group. His practice is focused on all aspects of commercial real estate, including the representation of owners, developers and investors in the acquisition, disposition, permitting, financing, leasing, and joint venture structuring of all property types, including office, hotel, warehouse, retail, and multi‐family residential.



Some of Justin’s notable recent engagements include:

Represented London-based real estate private equity firm in connection with the acquisition of four hotels located in Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, and Chicago for approximately $400 million.

Drafted and negotiated acquisition, disposition and financing of numerous individual and portfolio transactions across United States, including by local owner-operators, regional investment companies, and national publicly-traded REITs.

Drafted and negotiated development agreements, construction contracts and joint venture agreements on behalf of developers of and investors in a variety of large development projects in Massachusetts, including 140-unit condo project in Norton, 190-unit apartment building in Lynn, 350-key micro-hotel in Theater District, and 160-unit mixed-use building in South End of Boston.

Represented and advised owners, investors and developers in negotiations with Boston Planning & Development Agency, Boston Zoning Board of Appeals, and other municipal and state bodies in connection with projects such as net-zero residential condominium community in Jamaica Plain, biotech build-to-suit in Seaport, and 120-key design hotel in Allston.

Drafted and negotiated numerous large office, industrial, co-working, retail, laboratory, and ground leases, including Boston’s largest office lease of 2015, and a Washington, D.C. co-working lease in a building that sold at the highest ever price for a co-working-anchored building in Washington history.


Boston College Law School – J.D., cum laude, 2014
University of Pennsylvania – B.A., cum laude, 2008

Bar Admissions

New York
Awards and Honors
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© as "Ones to Watch" for Real Estate Law (2021)
Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star (2018-2020)
Professional Memberships
Former Co-Chair, Public Policy Subcommittee, Boston Bar Association – Real Estate Section
Emerging Leader, B’nai B’rith Housing
Member, Urban Land Institute
Member, NAIOP Massachusetts