- New York University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2003)
- Harvard College (A.B., cum laude, 2000)
Pejman (“Pej”) Razavilar joined the Firm in 2013 and is a member of the Real Estate Group and the Real Estate Finance Practice Group.
Mr. Razavilar has extensive experience in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, distress situations and workouts, and co-venture arrangements. Mr. Razavilar also has extensive experience in the origination, syndication, and restructure of commercial real estate loans with a particular emphasis on construction lending for properties all over the United States (including New York).
Throughout his 10 year career, Mr. Razavilar has developed expertise in a variety of different real estate asset-classes, including hotel and resort properties, office buildings and mixed-use office parks, residential developments and industrial properties. He has worked on deals throughout the United States as well as the Caribbean and South America. He also has extensive experience in restructuring distressed real estate loans as well as in the disposition and acquisition of distressed real estate assets.
Mr. Razavilar’s recent representations include the following:
Representation of a partner in connection with the restructure of its equity stake in a prominent mall in Long Island including restructure of mortgage and mezzanine debt;
Representation of a special servicer in connection with the modification and restructure of a securitized mortgage loan for an iconic Long Island luxury hotel;
Representation of a money partner in connection with the acquisition and joint venture structuring with respect to class A office space in Texas;
Representation of an operating partner in connection with the recapitalization of a joint venture with respect to class A office space in New York City;
Representation of a construction lender in connection with the origination and subsequent conversion to term of a construction loan with respect to a prominent hotel in New York City;
Representation of a construction lender in connection with the origination and subsequent restructure of a construction loan with respect to a 100 plus unit condominium project in New York City;
Representation of a lender in connection with a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transaction with respect to a large well-known resort in South Florida; and
Representation of a lender in connection with a bankruptcy-approved settlement and sale transaction with respect to a well-known ski resort in Montana.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Razavilar worked at Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP as well as Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.
Mr. Razavilar is admitted to practice in New York and Florida.
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