George W. Matteo, Jr. has more than 30 years of experience in commercial transactions, real estate, land use, zoning, corporate law and finance in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition to his private land development practice, during his career he has also served as solicitor to numerous planning and zoning boards throughout New Jersey. He was also the founder of a publicly traded community based commercial bank, in New Jersey, and spent 5 years as its CEO which has provided him with special insights and experiences in the banking industry, commercial transactions and banking regulation.
Based on his substantial experiences, as an attorney and banker, George understands both the banker and borrower perspective and is particularly skilled in bringing borrowers and lenders together to complete transactions successfully. George has represented borrowers and lenders, in traditional debt financing, securitized financing and tax-free bond financing involving banks, insurance companies, private equity and finance companies.
He has built a track record over many years in practice representing parties in both buy and sell transactions, land development, redevelopment, and highly specialized land use litigation. In his land development practice, he represents both national and public developers and local landowners and developers in land use matters. He has handled numerous affordable housing cases throughout the state, residential development, commercial and retail development, rezoning, power generation facilities, Brownfields development and Pinelands development and regulation.
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court
New Jersey Supreme Court
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Loyola University School of Law | J.D., 1981
University of Notre Dame | B.A., 1978
New Jersey School Boards Association (NJBSA)