Overview

Bill is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate practice group. He focuses his practice on construction and permanent financing, CMBS loans, affordable housing tax credit financings, historic tax credit financings, new markets tax credit financings and mezzanine and subordinate debt. His experience includes acting as lead legal counsel in representing lending institutions in multi-million-dollar construction loans on projects throughout the United States. He also provides counsel to financial institutions in real estate loan workouts and restructurings.

Experience

Examples of Bill’s representative syndicated construction loan transactions include:

  • $350,000,000 Mixed use multi-family, office and retail
  • $120,000,000 Mixed use multi-family, office and retail
  • $250,000,000 Multi-family project
  • $150,000,000 Mixed use multi-family, office, hotel facility in Cleveland, Ohio (including New Markets Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits) (including EB 5 subordinate debt)
  • $125,000,000 Mixed use multi-family, office, hotel and retail in Cleveland, Ohio (including EB 5 subordinate debt)
  • $70,526,000 Lifestyle Center Cleveland, Ohio
  • $161,000,000 Lifestyle Center in Manteca, California
  • $124,450,000 Lifestyle Center in Saucon Valley, Pennsylvania
  • $66,600,000 Lifestyle Center in Clifton, New Jersey
  • $65,000,000 Lifestyle Center in Round Rock, Texas
  • $34,000,000 Lifestyle Center in South Windsor, Connecticut
  • $78,500,000 Lifestyle Center in Corona, California
  • $65,000,000 Mixed use multi-family and retail facility in Cleveland, Ohio
Presentations
  • “Twinning New Markets Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits,” 53rd Annual Cleveland Tax Institute, 2010
Distinctions
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Banking & Finance Law and Real Estate Law
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Banking & Finance Law, “Lawyer of the Year,” 2012, 2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate, Ohio (Band One)
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association

Community Activities

  • New Life Community Homeless Shelter, volunteer