Elias Eliopoulos - McDermott Will & Emery


Elias Eliopoulos advises clients on commercial real estate matters, including sales and acquisitions of office, hotel and multi-family assets, mortgage and mezzanine financings and preferred equity transactions, and the structuring of joint ventures for the purchase, development and operation of real estate assets. Elias has broad experience in commercial leasing, including the representation of landlords and tenants in the leasing of office and retail space. He also has extensive experience representing owners and managers in the acquisition, financing and operation of hotel assets, including the negotiation of hotel management agreements and leases for food and beverage facilities.

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  • Represented a joint venture between RFR Holding and SIGNA Holding GmbH in their acquisition, and related financing, of the iconic New York landmark Chrysler Building and an adjacent retail property
  • Represented RFR Holding in various financings of office buildings in New York, including a $1 billion mortgage and mezzanine financing of 375 Park Avenue
  • Represented RFR Holding in the joint venture, acquisition and financing of the mixed retail and office building located in New York’s Meatpacking District

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2018-2024
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Secretary of the Real Property Law Committee, 2000 to 2002


Georgetown University Law Center, JD, magna cum laude, 1994
Brown University, BA, Economics, 1989

New York