Michael K. Berman is a special counsel in the Real Estate Group. His practice focuses on the representation of debt funds, lending institutions, real estate private equity funds, developers, investors and operators in a variety of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, joint ventures and sale-leaseback transactions for a variety of asset classes, including hotels, office and industrial buildings, retail shopping centers, multi-family properties, condominiums and specialty projects. Michael has significant experience in the structuring and closing of mortgage loan transactions for securitization in the capital markets and/or participation in secondary market transactions, as well as conventional permanent, construction, acquisition and bridge financings, syndications and participation loans including A/B structures, mezzanine loans, credit tenant loans, and the acquisition and disposition of mortgage loans. Michael has also represented a variety of clients in connection with loan workouts and restructurings, discounted pay-offs, deed-in-lieu transactions and foreclosures.
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