Kelley Drye

Attorneys & Professionals 

Practice Areas
- Real Estate - Hospitality

Robert D. Bickford Jr.

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New York
Phone: (212) 808-7638
Fax: (212) 808-7897

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.

Representative Experience

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, 2010-2015.

Selected to be included in the Irish Legal 1002011-2014.

Listed in New York "Super Lawyers," 2008-2013.

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