White and Williams LLP is a global-reaching, full-service law firm committed to developing and maintaining long-lasting partnerships with our clients. We believe premier-quality legal service is only part of the client relationship. Our lawyers rely on collaboration with one another and our clients to understand each client’s unique business objectives, anticipate impacts of real-world events and regulations on their industry, and develop creative and practical solutions that support client goals and objectives. Accessibility, communication and exceptional personal service are cornerstones of our firm and yield proactive counsel, successful outcomes and fulfilling relationships.
Phillips Lytle is a premier, mid-sized, full-service law firm bringing entrepreneurs and investors together for more than 185 years. A regional “powerhouse” firm, Phillips Lytle has broad national reach, originating in the Northeast with offices in New York City, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, and Kitchener, Ontario.
Phillips Lytle’s Private Equity Practice covers a broad range of industries and transaction sizes. Our attorneys have significant experience in advising private equity and venture capital professionals in various matters. We represent real estate and other private investment funds in all stages of the fund life cycle, including with respect to portfolio company transactions. We also advise clients on the regulatory policies applicable to private funds and their sponsors.
Phillips Lytle is routinely recognized by Chambers USA, The Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News - Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers.
We are a division of Fidelity National Title Group, the nation’s leading provider of title insurance and escrow services. In addition to UCCPlus, FNTG includes Chicago Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company and Fidelity National Title Insurance Company. Collectively, FNTG companies issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the nation.
Since formation in March 2006, the Firm has executed over $12 billion in transactions. The Firm completed over $8.0 billion alone in the restructuring and recapitalization of CRE assets in the last down cycle. The Firm was formed as a merchant bank but from 2014 evolved into a financier/investor.
Our expertise includes: direct debt and equity investment, underwriting. asset management, debt and equity restructuring, dispositions, advisory roles, and expert testimony when needed. Our core expertise is direct investment and recapitalizations of distressed debt (the purchase of distressed assets and debt). CFL can invest in any financing structure or position in the capital stack such as: first mortgage debt, origination of and closing, acquiring performing and non performing loans, mezzanine financing, stretch loans, value add and transitional loans, preferred equity, GP loans. GP equity, LP equity with preference liquidation, asset backed credit facilities, bridge financing, plus note on note financing.
CFL has four core business lines or "silos": i) Direct Investment Group: Direct CRE debt and equity investment, ii) Restructuring Group: Distressed debt services for lenders, borrowers, and acquirers of distressed debt, actively buying for our own account, iii) Corporate Group: Buying control positions in CRE operating companies with local partners, plus iv) Capital Markets Group: Participating and syndicating first mortgage debt, mezzanine financing, preferred equity, plus GP equity, third party placements as well as direct investments. This group provides exits for our direct investment opportunities.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is a white-shoe, internationallaw firm headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1888, the firm specializes in corporate practice and employs approximately 1000 lawyers in 13 offices across six countries. U.S. Supreme Court Justices Felix Frankfurter and Charles Evans Hughes began their careers at the firm, as did former Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork, and former New York Governor Mario Cuomo after leaving office. Willkie was ranked among the top ten in The American Lawyer's "The 2021 A-List" ranking of elite law firms. The law firm's profits per equity partner were $3.90 million in 2021.
Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today's legal and business challenges.
Evolving from a partnership of prominent lawyers in Philadelphia a century ago, Duane Morris' modern organization stretches from the U.S. to Europe and across Asia. Throughout this global expansion, Duane Morris has remained committed to preserving its collegial, collaborative culture that has attracted many talented attorneys. The firm's leadership, and outside observers like the Harvard Business School, believe this culture is truly unique among large law firms, and helps account for the firm continuing to prosper throughout changing economic and industry conditions.
Kramer Levin provides proactive, creative and pragmatic solutions that address today’s most challenging legal issues. The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Silicon Valley, Washington, DC, and Paris and fosters a strong culture of involvement in public and community service.
The firm is led by our co-managing partners, Paul H. Schoeman and Howard T. Spilko. Paul J. Andre serves as office managing partner of the Silicon Valley office,Gary A. OrseckandJennifer S. Windomserve as co-managing partners of the Washington, DC, office, and Dana M. Anagnostou and Renaud Dubois serve as co-managing partners of the Paris office.
Haynes Boone is anAmerican Lawyertop 100 law firm, with about 650 lawyers in 19 offices around the world, providing services for more than 40 major legal practices. We are among the largest firms based in the United States. Our growth has been driven by our client service strengths, especially our problem-solving acumen and our ability to collaborate with clients.
We have a client-first philosophy, defining success as providing exceptional value to our clients and making real, tangible, and often remarkable contributions to their businesses.
We are dedicated to continuing the heritage of excellence in the legal profession. We will stay focused on the long-term success of our clients, and we remain bound by our teamwork culture.
RealAdvice has pioneered a landmark PairedExpert™ approach that integrates commercial property valuation and business valuation to minimize transfer and subsequent property taxes on the transfer of income-producing real property valued at $10 million or greater. It reduces both state and local tax (SALT) liabilities and maximizes shareholder value by dramatically increasing EBITDA (NOI) beginning on Year One of your investment holding period.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, established more than 230 years ago, serves the world’s leading financial institutions, corporations and investment funds. With approximately 450 attorneys in New York, London, Charlotte and Washington, D.C., we offer clients expertise in antitrust, derivatives, finance, financial regulatory, intellectual property, litigation, M&A, real estate, restructuring, securitization, structured finance, tax and white-collar defense.
Roofstock is building the world's leading real estate investment marketplace. Our mission is to make ownership of investment real estate radically accessible, cost-effective and simple. Our platform lets everyone from first-time investors to global asset managers evaluate, purchase and own residential investment properties with confidence from anywhere in the world. Since launch, we've surpassed $5 billion in transactions and continue to disrupt the industry with cutting edge technology and innovations. No matter your investing goals, Roofstock is here to help.
Capalino is the leading urban strategy firm servicing companies and non-profits doing business in New York. We develop and execute forward-thinking strategies to navigate the complex rules, regulations and political landscape in New York City and State. We are experts in cities, combining knowledge in real estate, lobbying, strategic planning, market research and financing.
PwC's Financial Markets & Real Estate practice is a global team of 500+ financial products and real estate specialists who use data and technology to resolve complex problems across the financial instrument and real estate lifecycle. Our integrated team of real estate occupier, investment, energy management, and sustainability professionals is uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ESG goals across real estate. Plus, Investor Survey, a PwC product, provides trusted CRE data, insights and trends in a single, digital hub to help you conduct your real estate valuation analyses with greater confidence.
Prophia leverages proprietary AI-technology to extract critical information from commercial real estate leases and hyperlinks the data to its original source in an intuitive, cloud-based platform. Prophia then provides a powerful set of analytical and reporting tools that enable users to sort and segment their data in multiple ways as well as create customized, multi-dimensional reports which can be easily exported, integrated through open APIs, or integrated directly with industry leading solutions such as Yardi and MRI. By extracting BI-ready data directly from its sources and making it available in easily digestible formats, Prophia gives building owners and investors a competitive advantage with a unique opportunity to mitigate risk, reveal business opportunities and elevate strategic decision-making at the tenant, asset and portfolio level.
Blue Lake Capital is a multifamily sponsor and operator, that specializes in purchasing and managing value-add apartment communities and applying a comprehensive plan to increase assets values and cash flow.
We are dedicated to success. No challenge is too difficult. No goal is too ambitious. We aim to position ourselves as one of the leading real estate investment companies in the US. We make smart investments and continue developing our robust multifamily portfolio in growing markets. Our top priority is to our family of investors, and we nurture and guard those relationships. We emphasize open communications and transparency with our strategic partners and investors.
Our approach to real estate investing is conservative and disciplined. Our team has in-depth expertise from beginning to end in all aspects of real estate, from underwriting, deal negotiation, capital raise, asset management, and disposition.
We pride ourselves by being an extremely hands-on operator, setting a high bar for investor’s experience and striving for excellence in every aspect of the business.
Measurabl is the world’s most widely adopted ESG (environmental, social, governance) data management solution for real estate. Customers use Measurabl to measure, manage, and report ESG data on more than 15 billion square feet of real estate across more than 90 countries. Measurabl helps the industry’s most innovative companies optimize their ESG performance, assess exposure to physical climate risk, and act on decarbonization and sustainable finance opportunities.
Altus Group (TSX: AIF) is a leading provider of asset and fund intelligence for commercial real estate. We deliver our intelligence as a service to our global client base through a connected platform of industry-leading technology, advanced analytics and advisory services. Trusted by the largest CRE leaders, our capabilities help commercial real estate investors, developers, proprietors, lenders and advisors manage risk and improve performance throughout the asset and fund lifecycle. Altus is a global company headquartered in Toronto with approximately 2,700 employees across North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific.
Cleary Gottlieb is a pioneer in globalizing the legal profession.
Since 1946 our lawyers and staff have worked across practices, industries, jurisdictions and continents to provide clients with simple, actionable approaches to their most complex legal and business challenges, whether domestic or international. We support every client relationship with intellectual agility, commercial acumen and a human touch.
We have a proven track record for serving with innovation. We are fluent in the many languages of local and global business. And we have achieved consistent success in multiple jurisdictions.
TalentWoo is perhaps the real estate industry’s best-kept secret weapon; the most successful real estate executive search and property staffing solution you never heard of! Our real estate recruiting firm hires thousands of employees for residential and commercial real estate companies, but many people aren’t even familiar with our name. Why? Because in addition to offering real estate executive search services to our clients, we are also the nation’s only real-estate focused Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) company. That means we partner with our clients, we brand as our clients, and we become a part of our client’s internal recruitment team. This allows us to quickly and efficiently make hundreds of hires per year, scaling entire departments from scratch in markets across the country. In other words, we become an extension of you! And that’s the TalentWoo difference.
With our roots deep in the Real-Estate Market, born during the housing boom beginning in the early 2000s, and coming of age during the SFR (Single-Family Rental) Industry Institutionalization of 2013, TalentWoo is a boutique Real Estate Executive Search and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Company and is one of the country’s fastest growing companies. As new technology and the recent pandemic continue to transform the real estate industry, the entire world will be redefining over the next few years the “what, where, why and how” of buying, selling, owning, and occupying our planet’s residential, commercial, industrial and retail buildings. TalentWoo sits at the center of all this; it is our industry niche, our recruiting forte, our focused specialty that give us that certain “je ne sais quoi.”
With greater risk comes greater reward, as well as a greater need to have your interests protected. At Stewart Title National Commercial Services, we offer a comprehensive solution that protects your security interest in mezzanine loan transactions. Stewart Title’s Article 9 Comprehensive Plus lender’s policy has protected mezzanine lenders since 2002 by insuring the lender’s attachment, perfection and first-priority security interest in the pledged collateral. We also offer additional coverage for certificated security interests to protect the lender under Article 8 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). No matter the size of your loan, you’ll enjoy the benefits of working with the industry’s best underwriters, who offer fast turnaround times and help you meet tight deadlines. Our dedicated UCC team will give your transaction the personal attention you’ve come to expect from Stewart Title National Commercial Services.
With nearly 2,000 lawyers in our U.S. and international offices and legal colleagues in over 40 countries around the world, Holland & Knight serves clients globally. Our clients recognize the ability of our firm to consistently provide excellent value in a variety of areas that range from mergers and acquisitions, real estate, commercial litigation, regulatory matters, and government advocacy.
With 34 offices around the globe, we are committed to providing the highest quality legal counsel combined with the utmost in client service – across state and national borders – in a seamless, cost-effective manner. This level of legal guidance, combined with our interdisciplinary structure and the firm’s global network, is your assurance of high-quality resources when and where you need them.
Our lawyers are consistently recognized as leaders in the legal profession, earning accolades for service, responsiveness, results and pro bono commitment. Our approach enables us to be highly responsive with proactive, innovative strategies that help to create opportunities and transform your needs and goals into successes, agile with extensive industry-relevant knowledge, enabling us to provide comprehensive counsel – not just legal advice in a business vacuum, and connected to the latest industry trends and related business issues, making significant investments to stay abreast of the issues that are most important to our clients.
Our mission is to provide seamless, efficient client-centric services over a wide range of industries. Collaboration across practices and offices, along with highly focused management of matters and cases, enables us to deliver dynamic legal support, regardless of location
Every action we take is based on providing dedicated service with the most thorough knowledge and experience for each particular client need – whether it is a matter or transaction that can be resolved quickly, or a complex national or international dispute involving a broad range of legal services reaching across jurisdictions and borders.
A global specialist law firm focused on sectors with the greatest complexities and highest regulatory demands, Dechert delivers practical commercial insight and deep legal expertise for our clients’ most important matters. Our finance lawyers represent major industry players in structuring, securitizing, managing and servicing complex and highly structured and securitized commercial real estate debt assets. We advise issuers, underwriters, mortgage loan sellers, collateral managers, servicers, operating advisors, IG and B-piece investors in CMBS, CDOs/CLOs, Re-REMICs, NPLs and other alternate securitized structures involving commercial real estate and residential mortgages.
Lafayette was founded in 2011 as one of the first institutional investors in the Single Family Rental asset class. We are a vertically-integrated asset manager focused on addressing the shortage of homes in the US by developing and acquiring professionally-managed, high-quality single-family rental options to US households. Today, Lafayette manages approximately $1bn in real estate assets across a portfolio of ~4,000 single family homes located primarily in high growth Southeastern states.
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The Family Office Real Estate Institute (FORE) is the premier institute explicitly created for family offices, families, family members, and family office professionals to help maintain their legacy and wealth for future generations. FORE offers a range of educational resources and community support to assist families in making informed decisions about real estate investments, from executive education courses taught by leading academics and industry experts from top institutions such as Harvard, Wharton, University of Denver and the University of Chicago. To its annual family office real estate investing study, quarterly magazine, annual summit, consortiums, white papers, video interviews, podcasts, and research.
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