Jerome’s practice focuses on commercial real estate finance.

Jerome’s practice focuses on the origination, restructure, purchase, sale, securitization and syndication of mortgage loans and mezzanine loans for lenders and borrowers. His transactional experience includes: loans secured by shopping centers, office buildings, multi-family developments, hotels, and self-storage facilities across the United States; workouts and restructurings of non-performing loans; single asset financings and cross-collateralized multi-state portfolios; single and multi-tier mezzanine loans; intercreditor, co-lender and loan participation arrangements; senior/subordinate note structures; the sale of REO properties; and deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transactions.

Relevant Experience

  • Represented an institutional lender in the origination of a $394 million mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by five luxury hotels.
  • Represented an institutional lender in the origination of a $1.225 billion mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by a portfolio of office buildings.
  • Represented a national bank in the origination of $796 million of mortgage loans secured by regional shopping malls.
  • Represented a global financial services company in the proposed origination of a $283 million construction loan.
  • Represented an institutional lender in the restructuring of an approximately $75 million portfolio of mortgage loans.
  • Represented various financial institutions in cross-border finance transactions, including transactions secured by US-based real and personal property collateral.


  • Events

    • New York Commercial Professional Designation Program – Finance & Investments, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) October 2014 and January 2015