Real Estate Finance

Kelley Drye is a go-to law firm for institutional lenders in connection real estate financings and workouts nationwide.

Our real estate team represents a broad spectrum of insurance companies, private equity funds, CMBS/CLO lenders, commercial banks, investment banks, and commercial real estate loan servicers.

From stand-alone financings of trophy assets in major U.S. cities to construction and development financings and multi-property portfolio financings involving properties across the country, our seasoned team of highly skilled real estate finance attorneys offer practical, sophisticated, and insightful legal services.

Nationally ranked among the top real estate law firms

– U.S. News Best Law Firms

Our services include:

  • Acquisition, bridge, conduit, interim, and permanent mortgage financings
  • Construction loans
  • Mezzanine loans
  • Intercreditor arrangements, participations, co-lending arrangements, and syndications
  • Purchases and sales of mortgage and mezzanine loans and servicing rights
  • Lines of credit and mortgage loan warehouse and repurchase facilities
  • Loan administration and special servicing
  • Structuring and implementation of preferred equity transactions and other structured real estate finance transactions
  • Environmental aspects of lending, including due diligence, environmental risks and liabilities, security interests, and insurance
  • Sharia, EB-5, and other financing structures relevant to certain offshore investors

Team Members