Joseph J. Palumbo

Joseph J. Palumbo


Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph J. Palumbo represents a diverse group of clients in the acquisition, development, financing and disposition of real estate; the acquisition, disposition, restructuring and financings of business enterprises and their assets; and general business operations.

Joe's experience includes the representation of clients in various industries such as real estate, healthcare, services, financing, manufacturing, education and energy.

Among Joe's major transactions are:

  • Development of and related operational contracts for Heinz Field, the home of the National Football League Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Development of 12,000-seat arena in eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Acquisition of a portfolio consisting of 13 hospital properties in multiple states.
  • Acquisition and lease-back of a portfolio consisting of five private schools.
  • Development of a medical arts facility on hospital campus in New England.
  • Development of a 200,000-square-foot office building and adjoining 300-space parking garage in Pittsburgh.
  • Acquisition of an historical office building and renovation into a luxury hotel in Pittsburgh.
  • Acquisition of and financing for a service company with offices in 28 states and annual sales of $100 million and subsequent disposition of company at time that annual sales exceeded $150 million.
  • Acquisition and renovation of an office/warehouse building in Pittsburgh.
  • A $35-million renovation of multiple schools in a Delaware school district.
  • A lease of a sports practice complex (offices/locker rooms/training facility and outdoor and indoor fields).
  • Acquisition of a laboratory building for a university in Pittsburgh.
  • Acquisition of a major regional mall in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Financing (loan/equity) of major regional mall in Pittsburgh.
  • Acquisition and financing of a manufacturing company in Massachusetts.
  • Acquisition and leasing of a multi-tenant office building in California and subsequent sale.
  • Acquisition of a printing company in Pittsburgh.
  • Sale of a waste-transfer station in Philadelphia.

Joe has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® list since 2015 under the Real Estate Law category. He has also been named to the Pittsburgh Business Times'  "Who's Who in Energy" list in 2016 and 2017.