Bryan's clients include institutional lenders, private equity and opportunity fund investors. Bryan has extensive experience in a wide variety of complex real estate transactions and related matters, including the acquisition, sale, financing and development of commercial property and real estate portfolios on behalf of REITs and other institutional, private equity and individual investors; the representation of developers and lenders in connection with secured loan transactions and other real estate investments (including mezzanine loans and joint venture investments); the representation of lenders and borrowers in troubled loan workouts; and the structuring of partnerships and limited liability companies to serve as vehicles for the financing, development and management of real estate assets.
Principal counsel to various private equity real estate firms and funds in connection with real estate acquisitions, developments, financings, dispositions and joint venture transactions.
Represents large money center banks and insurance companies with various real estate loans throughout the country.
Represents pension fund advisors in connection with various mezzanine loan, development and joint venture transactions, including those involving Federal Rehabilitation Historic Tax Credits. Represented various private equity funds in connection with acquisition of distressed loan portfolios and similar investments throughout the United States.
Represented numerous landlords and tenants in connection with significant commercial leases in downtown Chicago and New York.
Represented numerous financial institutions in connection with the restructuring of, or litigation regarding, real estate loans secured by mortgages on properties throughout the United States with an outstanding indebtedness substantially in excess of $1 billion in the aggregate.
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