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(212) 692-5542

cgorman@dsllp.com

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Education

    • Fordham University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2004), Symposium Editor, Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law

    • Providence College (B.S., summa cum laude, 2001)

Practice Groups

Christopher M. Gorman

Partner

Mr. Gorman has substantial expertise in a wide range of complex real estate matters, particularly joint venture agreements (representing both money partners and operating partners), acquisitions, dispositions, financings, restructurings and development relating to all asset classes of commercial real estate.

 

Mr. Gorman has a reputation as a highly-skilled attorney who is creative and practical in order to help his clients achieve their business goals. He also adds value and insight to his clients’ business objectives by drawing on his experience and industry knowledge to provide invaluable recommendations and advice.

 

Mr. Gorman has also worked extensively in all aspects of distressed real estate.  In particular, Mr. Gorman has represented both sellers and purchasers of whole loan interests (as well as varying interests in the “capital stack”) and both borrowers and lenders in workouts and restructurings.
 

Mr. Gorman is admitted to practice in New York. 

Representative Transactions:

  • Two separate acquisitions of a portfolio of manufactured housing sites located across nine States, valued at over $1.2 billion, in the aggregate.

  • The vertical subdivision and acquisition of a mixed use office building and hotel located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • The acquisition of a portfolio of shopping centers located across several mid-Atlantic States and the assumption of the existing mortgage financing.

  • The acquisition of an office park located in Princeton, New Jersey valued at over $120 million and the related financing.

  • The acquisition, restructuring, financing and eventual sale of a portfolio of self-storage centers located across the State of California and valued at approximately $100 million.

  • The syndication of a mezzanine loan secured by the ownership interests in a development project in White Plains, New York.

  • The acquisition of a portfolio of seven office buildings located in San Diego, California and the assumption of each individual mortgage encumbering each property.

  • The acquisition and financing of a portfolio of grocery stores located throughout New England.

  • The recapitalization and financing of a portfolio of shopping centers located in upstate New York.

  • The acquisition of a significant interest in the owner of approximately 100 nursing home and assisted living facilities throughout the nation valued at approximately $1 billion

  • The acquisitions of mortgage loans (and also various interests in the capital stack in mortgage loans) secured by office, retail and multifamily properties in various States.

  • The recapitalization of a portfolio of multi-family apartment buildings located in New York City.

  • The acquisitions of partially entitled and raw land throughout the Southeast and Western United States.

  • The preferred equity investment in a residential development project in New York City.

  • The recapitalization of a historic office building located in New York City, valued at approximately $300 million.

Recognitions: 

  • Super Lawyers: New York Metro: 2012, 2014 - 2016

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