Benjamin L. Kryder - McDermott Will & Emery


Benjamin focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, financings, leasing, development and joint ventures. He has represented private equity sponsors, real estate investment trusts, developers, capital providers and other institutional and non-institutional investors in numerous sophisticated transactions across asset classes, including hotels, mixed-use projects, office and medical office buildings, multifamily residential complexes, manufactured housing, marinas, warehouse and industrial properties.

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  • Represented private equity firm in a series of portfolio and single-asset dispositions of more than 30 select service hotels*
  • Represented private equity firm in $203 million sale-leaseback with hospital system for 24 medical office buildings and other healthcare facilities located in Pennsylvania*
  • Represented real estate investment trust in $70 million acquisition of an apartment community located in Georgia, including OP unit structuring*

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  • Chambers USA, Real Estate, Up and Coming, 2024
  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Real Estate Law, 2023-2024


Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, 2016
Pepperdine University, BA, summa cum laude, 2013