MAY LEE
Senior Associate
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MAY LEE Senior Associate
May Lee’s practice is focused on commercial real estate.  May represents various portfolio and CMBS lenders in the origination of commercial mortgage loans.  May handles the financing of various asset types, including shopping centers, office buildings, hotels and multifamily properties, among others.  Her practice also involves the representation of landlords and tenants in commercial lease transactions.

In the area of leasing, May’s experience includes a range of commercial real estate properties, including urban and suburban offices, industrial parks, shopping centers, mixed-use retail and warehouse facilities.  She negotiates and prepares multi-property leases, sub-leases and construction agreements for urban high-rise buildings, corporate headquarters and retail and other commercial facilities.

Appreciated for her professionalism, responsiveness and practical approach to serving clients and colleagues alike, May is valued for her proven ability to keep a given transaction on track.  Her meticulous attention to detail and ability to work with a variety of personalities and reconcile differing positions has resulted in consistently successful closings over years of practice.

Notably, May served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas Smith, Jr. of the New Jersey Superior Court, Burlington County after law school.
 
Represent an insurance company in connection with a $181,600,000 mortgage loan secured by a portfolio of 26 shopping centers located in California, Nevada, Florida, Kansas, Arizona, Virginia, Wisconsin, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Illinois and Texas.

Represent an investment bank in connection with a $172,000,000 mortgage loan and $25,000,000 mezzanine loan secured by 20 hotels located in Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Colorado and Texas.

Represent a national retailer in connection with the leasing of retail space at Dolphin Mall, located in Miami, Florida.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $150,000,000 mortgage loan secured by an office building located in Washington, D.C.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $148,000,000 mortgage loan secured by multifamily apartment buildings located in Cupertino, California.

Represent an investment bank in connection with a $50,000,000 mortgage loan secured by a landmark office building located in New York, New York.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $112,000,000 mortgage loan secured by multifamily apartment buildings in Irvine, California.

Represent a national retailer in connection with the leasing of retail space at St. Augustine Outlet located in St. Augustine, Florida.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $115,000,000 mortgage loan secured by a shopping center located in Irvine, California.

Represent a financial institution in connection with the $217,738,329 sale of its mezzanine loan portfolio.
 

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About

May Lee’s practice is focused on commercial real estate.  May represents various portfolio and CMBS lenders in the origination of commercial mortgage loans.  May handles the financing of various asset types, including shopping centers, office buildings, hotels and multifamily properties, among others.  Her practice also involves the representation of landlords and tenants in commercial lease transactions.

In the area of leasing, May’s experience includes a range of commercial real estate properties, including urban and suburban offices, industrial parks, shopping centers, mixed-use retail and warehouse facilities.  She negotiates and prepares multi-property leases, sub-leases and construction agreements for urban high-rise buildings, corporate headquarters and retail and other commercial facilities.

Appreciated for her professionalism, responsiveness and practical approach to serving clients and colleagues alike, May is valued for her proven ability to keep a given transaction on track.  Her meticulous attention to detail and ability to work with a variety of personalities and reconcile differing positions has resulted in consistently successful closings over years of practice.

Notably, May served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas Smith, Jr. of the New Jersey Superior Court, Burlington County after law school.
 

Experience

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $181,600,000 mortgage loan secured by a portfolio of 26 shopping centers located in California, Nevada, Florida, Kansas, Arizona, Virginia, Wisconsin, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Illinois and Texas.

Represent an investment bank in connection with a $172,000,000 mortgage loan and $25,000,000 mezzanine loan secured by 20 hotels located in Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Colorado and Texas.

Represent a national retailer in connection with the leasing of retail space at Dolphin Mall, located in Miami, Florida.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $150,000,000 mortgage loan secured by an office building located in Washington, D.C.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $148,000,000 mortgage loan secured by multifamily apartment buildings located in Cupertino, California.

Represent an investment bank in connection with a $50,000,000 mortgage loan secured by a landmark office building located in New York, New York.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $112,000,000 mortgage loan secured by multifamily apartment buildings in Irvine, California.

Represent a national retailer in connection with the leasing of retail space at St. Augustine Outlet located in St. Augustine, Florida.

Represent an insurance company in connection with a $115,000,000 mortgage loan secured by a shopping center located in Irvine, California.

Represent a financial institution in connection with the $217,738,329 sale of its mezzanine loan portfolio.
 

Memberships

New Jersey State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Publications
March 19, 2012 | Articles
New Jersey Law Journal