John M. Mavroudis is Senior Parter of the firm and Chair of our Real Estate group. With over forty years of experience as an attorney, real estate developer and businessman, John offers his clients a comprehensive approach to all residential and commercial real estate matters, including acquisition, land use and development, finance, capital placement, construction, residential and commercial transactions and complex workouts.
He has participated in extensive litigation on behalf of developers in connection with zoning and land use matters, complex title issues and related matters, including interpretation of deed restrictions, mortgage provisions, adverse possession, foreclosures, survey disputes, ECRA, environmental, riparian rights and other title matters. He has been involved in reported decisions of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court involving land use and related issues.
John M. Mavroudis is perhaps best known as the founder, owner and chief executive of Rio Vista; New Jersey's preeminent luxury real estate development company. He has developed over $1 billion dollars in residential and commercial properties, including over 1,000 acres and 500 homes. Rio Vista has pioneered upscale residential communities, created significant values and transformed municipalities in Bergen County including Alpine, Cresskill, Mahwah and Norwood.
In 1972, John began his career as an associate with the Wall Street firm, Patterson, Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. Thereafter, he continued in private practice with his own firms to the present time and developed substantial expertise and recognition in the area of real estate law and practice in the State of New Jersey. He has consistently placed among the top rated attorneys in his field.
John is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Florida and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He received his Juris Doctor cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law in 1972 where he was an editor of the Syracuse Law Review. He is also a retired captain in the United States Army Reserve and a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Languages Spoken: Greek, English
Licensed since 1972
Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)
|FL||Member in Good Standing - CLER Exempt||1972||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2015|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2014|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2012|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2011|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2010|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2009|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2005|
|Who’s Who in America||Who's Who in America||2004|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||2004|
|Ellis Island Medal of Honor||Ellis Island||1999|
|Who's Who In American Law||Who's Who In American Law||1988|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who In American Law||1984|
|Member||Justinian Society of Lawyers||1972|
|Partner||Mavroudis & Guarino, LLC||2011 - Present|
|General Counsel||Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America||1997 - 1999|
|Partner||Mavroudis & Rizzo, PA||1990 - 2011|
|Partner||Klinger, Nicolette, Mavroudis & Honig, PA||1983 - 1990|
|Partner||Nicolette & Mavroudis, PA||1981 - 1983|
|Chief Executive Officer||Rio Vista Companies||1977 - Present|
|Partner||Law Office of John M. Mavroudis||1977 - 1981|
|Associate||Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler||1972 - 1976|
|Captain||United States Army Reserves||1970 - 1976|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Syracuse University College of Law||Board of Advisors||2005 - 2011|
|Order of St. Andrew the Apostle of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople||Archon Notarios||1980 - Present|
|New York City Bar Association||Member||1972 - Present|
|Syracuse University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1972|
|City University of New York, Queens College||N/A||Unknown||1969|
|New York University School of Law||Taxation||Unknown||N/A|