Real Estate Group Continues to Grow
Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to welcome the newest attorney to join the Real Estate Group, Ryan V. Smith. Ryan's practice focuses on representation of private equity firms and developers in the acquisition of properties. He advises clients in connection with the financing, disposition and development of those assets, specifically retail, office and residential projects. Ryan also represents lenders in credit tenant lease financing transactions and was previously with a leading, global law firm which advises clients across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
“Ryan’s rich and varied real estate experience will be a real asset to the group. We look forward to working with him.” – Richard S. Nikchevich, Co-Chair, Real Estate Group
Barack Ferrazzano Real Estate Group
With more than 35 attorneys, the Real Estate Group has been a cornerstone of the Firm since its founding. We have earned the reputation as one of the premier real estate practices in the country, and are consistently recognized by Chambers & Partners and U.S. News Best Law Firms as among the top tier of real estate practice groups. The combined experience of Barack Ferrazzano's real estate attorneys encompasses virtually every aspect of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development, leasing and sale of properties; the investment in, and financing of, real estate; and the restructuring of debt. Our attention to market realities and focus on business issues in formulating legal solutions results in value-added services for our clients. Barack Ferrazzano's clients include publicly traded real estate investment trusts, private REITS and equity funds, entrepreneurs, money center banks and other institutional lenders, non-traditional lenders, pension fund advisors, private investment funds and other institutional investors, real estate developers, not-for-profit corporations and other domestic and foreign owners of real estate in the United States.