Matthew J. Comisky



Matthew Comisky has extensive experience in all facets of complex real estate transactions. Matt advises clients with respect to joint ventures and structuring of transactions, as well as sales and purchases, financing, construction, and leasing. In addition to the typical range of transactions, Matt has handled many large transactions across a range of property types, including:

  • Senior housing
  • Hotels
  • Residential golf course and club communities
  • Gasoline and convenience stores
  • Data centers
  • Office buildings, including office headquarter sites
  • Multi-family
  • Condominiums
  • Energy infrastructure sites

Matt is a Member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and is ranked as a leading real estate attorney by Chambers USA. Chambers sources say, “He is very smart and is a very competent attorney. He distinguishes himself by his commitment to customer service, responsiveness and dedication to figuring out a solution.”

Matt is also a Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law in the State of Florida.


  • Toll Brothers, a home construction company that specializes in building luxury residential communities, in connection with numerous joint ventures and loan transactions.
  • Teleflex Inc., a global provider of medical technologies, in connection with headquarters and other major facility leases.
  • Mission Health Communities, in connection with healthcare acquisitions, loans, refinancings and leases.
  • Pinnacle Hospitality, in connection with limited and full-service hotel acquisitions and sales, construction loan, permanent loans and refinancings.
  • Cross River Bank, in connection with healthcare financings.
  • Raia Capital Management, in connection with multi-family acquisitions, 1031 exchanges, and permanent loans and financing.

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  • 2023–2024, Real Estate Law, Philadelphia, listed in Best Lawyers in America©
  • 2015–2023, Real Estate Law, listed in Chambers USA
  • 2006–2023, “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” in Real Estate, listed in Super Lawyers
  • 1992–2024, Florida Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law
  • 2014–2023, listed in Who’s Who Legal – Real Estate
  • AV-Preeminent®, listed by Martindale-Hubbell®



  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Tau Epsilon Rho Law Fraternity
Professional Activities
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Pennsylvania State Chair, 2007 to 2012
  • Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners, 2000 to 2006
    • President, 2005 to 2006
  • Pan American Association of Philadelphia, 2001 to present
    • Vice President, 2001 to 2011
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, 1987 to 1997
    • President,1996 to 1997
  • The Florida Bar Board of Governors, 1995 to 1997
  • Philadelphia Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, 1986 to 1989
  • Trustee on a number of charitable trusts



  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Florida


  • Duke University, BA, magna cum laude
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD, cum laude