Michael focuses on commercial real estate, municipal and corporate law. He represents clients in private and public financing transactions, with special emphasis on various types of commercial and real estate related transactions involving industrial development agencies, urban renewal agencies, local development corporations, land use, zoning and federal, state and local incentives. He also represents developers, lenders and institutional and non-institutional investors in the acquisition, financing, development, construction, renovation, leasing, management and disposition of commercial real estate.
Michael has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate financing. He has counseled lenders on commercial real estate transactions nationwide and has represented regional portfolio lenders and national delegated underwriting and servicing (“DUS”) lenders in the sale of loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with an emphasis on affordable housing, credit enhanced tax-exempt bond structures, green financing, student housing, manufactured housing, and conventional loan programs. He has also represented investment funds and companies and has experience in corporate and mezzanine financing. Michael is accredited as a LEED AP in building design and construction.