Renowned real estate attorney Robert G. Koen has joined Mintz as a Member. Mr. Koen focuses on commercial real estate, with a concentration in real estate acquisitions, finance and complex restructurings for both lender and borrower entities. Previously, he was a leading lawyer in Mayer Brown’s New York real estate practice.
“Bob is a well-respected and experienced attorney whose extensive knowledge of the real estate industry will serve our clients well,” said Bob Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz. “Bob adds depth and breadth to our highly regarded real estate practice and is an excellent addition to our talented team. We are delighted that he has joined us.”
Mr. Koen’s extensive experience includes the negotiation, structuring and documentation of acquisitions, dispositions and co-investment transactions; the structuring of real estate joint ventures and partnerships; commercial lending, including conventional loan transactions; construction lending; preferred equity investments mezzanine financings; hotel acquisition and development; commercial project development (including land and negotiation of construction and development agreements); and real estate loan and investment workouts, as well as restructurings.
In addition, he has substantial experience handling securitized capital markets and institutional real estate financings as well as all aspects of international investment in domestic real estate transactions.
Mr. Koen is the editor of the Real Estate Finance Journal, a Thompson Reuters publication.
Last week, Mintz welcomed Loretta Shaw-Lorello as a Member to advise private equity fund sponsors on fund organization and operations matters.
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