Brian Donnelly maintains a broad commercial real estate practice representing commercial real estate lenders, borrowers, investors, funds, asset managers, developers, landlords and tenants in all types of transactions.

Brian represents commercial real estate lenders in complex mortgage, mezzanine and preferred equity financings throughout the US and Canada. His financing experience includes the representation of lenders in the origination of balance sheet loans (including extensive experience with New York City construction lending), sophisticated mezzanine debt (including senior and junior mezzanine debt originations), EB-5 financing and preferred equity investments as an alternative to mezzanine lending for ground-up developments. Brian also has experience with restructurings, workouts, the purchase and sale of debt pursuant to secondary market transactions, and the negotiation of co-lending and intercreditor agreements. He has extensive experience representing borrowers and guarantors in mortgage (including CMBS lending secured by high-value trophy assets in New York City) and mezzanine financing secured by properties in major markets across the US and Canada.

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  • Represented a borrower in the negotiation of a CMBS mortgage loan secured by a ground lease property in Manhattan*
  • Represented an investor in its acquisition and financing of a hotel portfolio in Manhattan*
  • Represented a national owner and operator of multi-family properties in its acquisition of two newly completed multi-family projects in Williamsburg*

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Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2008
University of Guelph, BA, with distinction, 2005

New York

Brian Donnelly

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