Marissa Liff


Marissa S. Liff practices broadly across complex real estate transactions with an emphasis on community development through the new construction, preservation, acquisition, leasing and operation of mixed-use developments and affordable multifamily residential properties. She advises non-profit and for-profit developers on deal structuring and financing: navigating various tax-driven public finance initiatives and securing private debt and equity funding.

Prior to joining Hirschen Singer & Epstein LLP, Ms. Liff held both public and private sector positions in the practice of real estate; she served as counsel to one of New York State’s leading issuers of affordable housing bonds and has also privately represented financial institutions, real estate investors and property managers in secured corporate finance and real estate transactions.

Ms. Liff is admitted to practice in New York. She received her law degree from New York University, where she was an editor for NYU’s Moot Court Casebook and a teaching assistant for their legal writing program. She graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University with majors in Literature, Medieval Studies and Classical Studies, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.


Tulane University, B.A.
University of Wisconsin – Madison, M.A. English Language and Literature
New York University School of Law, J.D.