Gilbert M. Hoffman

Attorney in Syracuse, NY
Chairman, Real Property Law Section, Onondaga County Bar Association; Past Chairman, New York State Bar Association Title Standards Subcommittee; passed first revision of New York State Title Standards since 1958; Prior to joining Bousquet Holstein, served 27 years with Chicago Title Insurance, where he was a Vice President, working on commercial and industrial real property and title matters, including wind and nuclear power facilities, cogeneration plants, pipelines and transmission lines. He has extensive experience working with industry and land owners solving problems in complex title matters. With the introduction of High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing technology to New York State, he has devoted considerable time to developing title and underwriting standards for the title insurance and banking industries, and finding ways to integrate mortgage and owner's title insurance products to minimize the real property impacts of oil and gas leasing and to facilitate real property transactions.
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Areas of Law

  • Real Estate Law
  • Title Law
  • Real Estate Title Insurance
  • Real Estate Development
  • Financing
  • Leasing
  • Title Disputes
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Easements
  • Oil and Gas Leases


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1982, New York

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  • Law School Attended

    Syracuse University
    Class of 1982

    University Attended

    Syracuse University
    Class of 1974

    Associations & Memberships

    Onondaga County (Past Member, Board of Directors); New York State Bar Associations.

    Representative Transactions

    Closed $900 million transfer of nuclear power plants on Lake Ontario; Closed financing and land transfers for $435 million Shopping Center expansion; Testified as expert witness in commercial boundary dispute; Certified title to 35 mile electric transmission line, including lands under water; Supervised title examination for $20 million transfer of... More

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    Gilbert M. Hoffman
    One Lincoln Center 110 West Fayette Street, Suite 900,
    Syracuse, NY 13202-1387


    Bousquet Holstein PLLC (Syracuse, New York)

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