Steven W. Bienstock
Steven W. Bienstock is a member of Beus Gilbert McGroder PLLC, a premier boutique law firm concentrating on High Stakes Litigation, Real Estate and Zoning Law, and Plaintiffs Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful Death. Mr. Bienstock is a member of the firm’s Zoning & Real Estate practice.
Mr. Bienstock has over 45 years of legal experience and is licensed in both Arizona and Maryland. Before joining the firm, he had extensive in-house counsel experience. He served as Assistant General Counsel to American Medicorp, based in Philadelphia. He also served as Corporate Counsel of Greyhound Financial & Leasing Corporation AG in London, England, and General Counsel of Greyhound Leasing & Financial Corporation in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition, Mr. Bienstock was General Counsel of Lincoln Savings and Loan Association, in receivership, also based in Phoenix. Mr. Bienstock has focused his practice primarily on real estate finance and commercial transactions for the past 30 years. His practice includes representing clients in the sale, purchase, financing, and leasing of real estate. He is also called upon to issue enforceability opinions for clients regarding major projects. His clients have included developers and owners of retail stores, office complexes and multi-family projects, and lenders.
He is recognized by his peers as an AV® Preeminent Lawyer with the highest rating in Martindale-Hubbell of 5.0/5.0. In 2013, Mr. Bienstock was involved in one of the largest transactions ever completed in the state of Arizona in which a client of the Firm, Pinal Land Holdings, purchased land from the City of Mesa for over $110 Million.
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit
United States District Court – District of Arizona
Supreme Court for the State of Arizona
Court of Appeals – Maryland
Supreme Bench of Baltimore City
Brooklyn College – B.A., 1964
University of Baltimore School of Law – J.D., 1969
Membership & Activities
Member, State Bar of Arizona, Real Property Section
Member, Executive Council, State Bar of Arizona Real Property Section, 2003-2006
Member, Board of Directors, Desert Division of Train Collectors Association, 3 years
Member, Board of Directors, Merrill Cantatierra Homeowners Association, 3 years