Hugh P. Finnegan, Esq.

Hugh P. Finnegan is a partner and co-manager of the firm’s commercial real estate department. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Finnegan was a partner in the New York office of Sullivan & Worcester. ¬†Previously, he was also a partner at the New York law firm Siller Wilk LLP.

Hugh has over 30 years of experience as a real estate attorney with particular expertise in the following areas: commercial real estate financings (acquisitions, bridge, construction, project and mezzanine), loan restructurings and workouts, representing lenders and borrowers; sales and acquisitions of undeveloped and developed properties, including so-called “Green” developments; representing landlords and tenants in leasing transactions for offices, warehouses, shopping centers, restaurants and other retail users; and construction matters.

Representative Client Work

* Represented a European based lender in providing acquisition financing for a non-US purchaser of a well known New York property, with the closing occurring in a period of less than two weeks from contract execution
* Represented a New York based lender in numerous construction projects and mezzanine loans
* Represented a non-U.S. purchaser of a New York City property with landmark status
* Represented a non-U.S. owner of high end retail properties throughout the United States (acquisition, financing and leasing matters)
* Represent multiple commercial banks in the sale of distressed loans
* Represent lending and other institutions in the purchase of loan packages.

Bar Admission

New York, 1983


Fordham University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1980
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1983

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