Mark J. Hanson

Mark J. Hanson, Esquire, LL.M. (Tax), MAI, SRA, CTA has been a resident of southern New Jersey for over 45 years. He received his undergraduate degree in political science from Rutgers University in 1975; his law degree from Widener University School of Law in 1986; and a LL.M. in taxation from Temple University in 2006. Mr. Hanson holds a certified general appraisal license from the New Jersey State Board of Real Estate appraisers. He also was awarded the MAI, SRA designations from the Appraisal Institute in 1984.

My business experience includes the preparation of appraisals, appraisal reviews, litigation valuation consulting, due diligence analysis, real estate research, market studies, feasibility studies, tax assessment analysis, investment analysis, highest and best use studies, asset management, investment rate of return analysis and underwriting commercial real estate loans. My particular area of expertise is litigation valuation consulting involving ad valorem taxation, eminent domain, land use preservation and the estimation of real estate damages.

Legal Services
The buying and selling of property, whether a primary residence, vacation home, or investment property, is one of the largest financial commitments most individuals will ever make and it can be one of the most stressful projects a buyer or seller can undertake. Hiring a real estate attorney guarantees that you will receive an expert, unbiased explanation and evaluation of the sale contract, lease or other document conveying a real property interest. A real estate attorney will work to negotiate fair and reasonable terms and will help you avoid contractual pitfalls of which the client may be unaware. A contract may appear clear and easy to understand, but it may contain provisions that are unenforceable or that create more liability than the client realizes. Litigating your rights after the fact can take years and cost thousands in legal fees.

The Hanson Organization represents clients in all phases of real estate development, land use, sales, purchases, financing and leasing. Specifically, The Firm assists clients in the following types of legal matters:

1. Purchase and Sale;
2. Financing;
3. Leasing - Landlord/Tenant;
4. Land Use and Planning;
5. Real Estate Tax Appeals;
6. Conservation Easements;
7. Title Issues;
8.  IRS Section 1031 Exchanges
9.  Real Estate Taxation Issues;
10. Entity Selection;
11. Workouts and Foreclosures;
12. Real property litigation
13. Farmland Preservation & Pineland

The Firm’s real estate practice encompasses the following property types: single family residential, multi-family housing, condominiums, office, industrial, free standing retail, shopping centers and special purpose properties.  The Hanson Organization has experience in various real property interests including fee simple estates, leasehold estates, leased fee estates, easements, licenses, transfer development rights and air rights.

The Firm’s real estate litigation practice represents parties in real property disputes involving real estate tax appeals, contract matters such as rescission and specific performance of earnest money agreements, foreclosures, condemnation proceedings, adverse possession claims, partition suits, quiet title actions and construction litigation.


You can also contact me on my cell: (609) 457-7297

Contact Mark J. Hanson

Contact Mark J. Hanson

The Hanson Organization, PC
809 Second Street
Ocean City, New Jersey  08226
Phone: (609) 398-3189


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • New Jersey