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Regnante Sterio LLP
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Regnante Sterio is a full-service real estate law firm originally founded in 1931. Our lawyers specialize in land use, permitting, and development of affordable housing, as well as permit defense litigation, conveyancing, and affordable housing finance/lending. Our attorneys have permitted dozens of Chapter 40B projects over the years. We work with the top engineering, architecture, and consultancy firms and can assist with the formation of a top-notch development team tailored for each budget and project location. For more information, visit us at

401 Edgewater Place, Suite 630
Wakefield, 01880
United States

Service Area
Housing Development
Affordable Homeownership Development
Elderly Housing Housing
Rental Development
Special Needs Housing
Elderly Housing
Assisted Living Housing
Program Services
Land Use Planning & Zoning
Program Support
Real Estate Law
Business & Strategic Planning
Other Expertise

Jesse Schomer is a Partner with the law firm of Regnante Sterio and the Chair of the firm's Land Use and Development Department. Regnante Sterio is a full service Massachusetts real estate development, land use, and zoning/permitting law firm for developers, owners, construction companies, and lenders. Services include:

● Affordable housing development (Ch. 40B & 40R)
● Zoning/Permitting under MGL Ch. 40A and the Boston Zoning Code
● Subdivision and ANR permitting
● Site Plan Review
● Environmental permitting (wetlands, waterways, septic/sewer, etc.)
● Real estate/land use litigation (Land Ct., Superior Ct., appeals, HAC)
● Registered Land matters
● Age-restricted housing development
● Historical protection permitting
● Zoning amendments
● Municipal licensing/regulation
● Private Client Services (conveyancing, land use and development agreements, corporate structuring, condominium matters, development team formation, etc.)

Jesse's primary focus is the permitting of affordable housing under Chapter 40B. In this field, he is one of a handful of go-to attorneys in Massachusetts with the specialized knowledge, experience, and knowhow to guide a 40B development from concept to shovels in the ground, with a recent development portfolio of projects valued at over $500m.

In addition to his permitting practice, Jesse is an experienced real estate litigator specializing in zoning/permitting appeals, land use and title disputes, declaratory judgment actions, adverse possession, historical rights of way, and registered land matters.

Jesse is a contributing editor for Landlaw's MA Housing Appeals Committee Reporter (MHACR) and a featured presenter for the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA).

Jesse is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey.