Scott M. Kobak is a Partner in the Real Estate Department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlet LLP. His main area of concentration has been in representing institutional investors in complex commercial real estate acquisitions and developments, joint ventures and financings including active involvement with many of the most prominent real estate private equity funds. He acts as a frequent transaction counsel to the real estate fund business of Carlyle, KKR, Blackstone and Crown Acquisitions.
Scott has focused over the past number of years on significant real estate private equity fund joint venture arrangements and financings with prominent developers and operators throughout the country. Scott joined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in 1993 after receiving his J.D. from Boston University Law School, magna cum laude, where he was an Associate Editor of the Boston University Law Review. He was elected to become a member of the Firm in November 2000.
Arriving in Westport in 2002, Scott lives with his wife, Raquel, and their 3 children in the Compo Beach neighborhood. All raised in Westport and all attended Westport’s public schools. Scott and Raquel have been actively engaged in a variety of charitable and community activities, including ABC of Westport, Rach’s Hope, Pink Aid and Chabad of Westport. In his spare time, Scott enjoys golf and spending time at Compo Beach.