Marty Gold has been teaching in the MSRED Program since 1988. He taught our mandatory Real Estate Development Law course, alone, through 2010. He also teaches at Columbia Law School, -as Adjunct Professor of Law. He founded, and became the head of, the Economic Development Division of the NYC Law Department and served, simultaneously, as Director of Corporate Law for New York City. The 42nd Street-Times Square Project was one of his projects.
After leaving the City he became a partner at Sidley Austin LLP, one of the largest law firms in the world. He represented Columbia University in the development of the Audubon Biomedical Research Park, Shapiro Hall, the Mailman School of Public Health, and portions of the Manhattanville campus
He is the author of about twenty articles and a book on law and social change… He is an elected Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the highest honor in the field. The Marquis Who’s Who Board named him to the first group they ever honored for “Lifetime Achievement” and is listed in Who’s Who in the World.
He retired from practice last year, going from Sidley to Sydney (Australia), to teach law down-under.
He’s visited all 50 U.S. States and 110 countries.