“I take time to understand the essential needs of my clients in order to effectively counsel them on the legal issues impacting their business functions.”


Pace University School of Law
Juris Doctor
Fordham University
Bachelor of Arts


New York State Courts

Craig Gambardella is a Partner at Kucker Marino Winiarsky & Bittens, LLP. He handles complex commercial and residential real estate matters with a special focus given to real estate litigation, leasing, and the overall assistance in the effective management of real property in New York City. Craig has experience negotiating and drafting commercial and residential leases, purchase and sale agreements, brokerage agreements, licenses, surrender agreements, relocation agreements, settlement agreements and “buy-out” agreements, which allow clients-landlords to remove units in their buildings from under the aegis of rent-regulation. He counsels developers, landlords, and receivers of foreclosed properties with respect to the legal aspects of the day-to-day management of their assets.

Craig is a frequent lecturer on various aspects of New York real estate law, specifically to groups at Cushman & Wakefield, the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) and the Small Property Owners of New York (SPONY).

Craig received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fordham University, and his law degree from Pace University School of Law (now, the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University). While at Pace, Craig was an associate editor of Journal of Court Innovation and participated in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

As quoted in

Gothamist – Is NYC really facing a ‘squatter’ problem?

The Real Deal – LeFrak, citing “nightmarish” delays, takes housing court to court

Bloomberg – As Eviction Ban Ends, New York Progressives Push ‘Good Cause’ Bill

Bloomberg – What the New Federal Eviction Moratorium Means

MSN CityLab – Can Eviction Tech Make a Better Landlord?

The Real Deal – Landlords brace for impact of pandemic