Bryan has practiced in the area of real estate and real estate finance law for over 25 years and routinely counsels owners, investors, lenders and REITs in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. Among his clients are banks and financial institutions, private equity funds, pension funds, investors, investment funds and corporations.
Bryan’s experience covers a broad range of highly-complex commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition and sale of commercial property and portfolios, representing both borrowers and lenders in connection with mortgage, mezzanine and construction financings, and the structuring of preferred equity and other joint venture transactions, all of which span a wide variety of real estate asset classes such as multi-family, residential, office, industrial, retail and hotels.
Bryan also guides clients through numerous cycles of the real estate industry by advising, structuring and negotiating on sophisticated debt restructurings, workouts and bankruptcies. A trusted advisor, Bryan regularly functions as outside general counsel or special advisor to many of his clients.
Activities & Honors
- Order of the Coif
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994
University of Illinois, B.A., 1990
Bar & Court Admissions
- State of Illinois
- State of Arizona
- AJ Capital Partners
- Bank of America
- CIBC Bank USA
- Delaware Life Insurance Company
- EquiTrust Life Insurance Company
- Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company
- Guggenheim Partners
- JDI Realty
- T2 Capital Management
- The Wolcott Group