Bob Bickford is a partner in the firm’s New York office and chair of the Real Estate practice group. He was also a member of the Kelley Drye & Warren Executive Committee from 1992-2011.
Mr. Bickford focuses his practice on transactions relating to different types of real estate assets throughout the United States, representing both domestic and foreign investors, with a particular focus on hospitality assets.
Represented the institutional owner of an Avenue of the Americas office tower in connection with a $372 million mortgage refinancing.
Represented a private REIT as purchaser of two trophy office buildings in Washington, D.C., the single largest transaction in the D.C. market (measured by $ volume) during 2011, and in connection with a $300 + million related acquisition financing.
Represented the life company lenders in the $350 million refinancing of a Park Avenue office building.
Represented the developer of a 639-room hotel in mid-town Manhattan, which, when constructed, will be the tallest hotel building in New York City, in connection with a $180 million construction loan.
Honors & Awards
Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the Real Estate Law area, 2010-2013.
Selected to be included in the Irish Legal 100, 2011-2012
Listed in New York "Super Lawyers," 2008-2012.