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Sheri P. Chromow

Partner
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Sheri Chromow is a partner in firm’s New York office, where she is a member of the Real Estate Investment, Development, and Finance practice group. Ms. Chromow has extensive experience in a wide range of real estate transactions, both in the United States and overseas. Her practice, which is international in scope, includes financings of all varieties, including structured, syndicated, securitized and construction; senior/mezz intercreditor issues; joint ventures and partnerships, including the establishment of public and private REITs and funds; and acquisitions and dispositions of assets and portfolios. She has worked extensively on hotel development, management and financing projects. Ms. Chromow also has significant experience in workouts, enforcements and restructurings.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Chromow was a partner at a national law firm’s New York office.

Achievements

  • Best Women in Business Law, 2014-2016
  • The Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Real Estate and Construction Lawyers, 2002–2015
  • NY Super Lawyers, 2010–2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2010–2016
  • The Presidential Who's Who Among Business and Professional Achievers, 2010

Professional/Civic Activities

  • New York University Women's Initiative, Advisory Board
  • Urban Land Institute, Women's Leadership Initiative Executive Committee
  • Women Executives in Real Estate, Leadership

Speaking Engagements

  • Coordinator, U4 New York – German Cross Border Investment, New York, New York (November 3-5, 2015)
  • Judge, Yale University School of Law Mock Trials (November 2015)
  • Columbia University Real Estate Program, New York, New York (October 8, 2014)
  • Presenter, Real Estate Lenders Association, Loan Documents That Work in Good Times and in Bad - Tips for Bankers (June, 2013)
  • IMN Panel: Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity, Workouts and Restructuring, and Private Fund Investing, New York, New York (January 18–20, 2012)
  • Moderator, REIT Executives' Market Perspectives and Overview of Recent REIT Developments, New York, New York (October 4, 2012)
  • NY Hotel Investment Summit, New York, New York (July 27, 2011)
  • Panelist, Distressed Real Estate: A Lender’s Perspective, 32nd Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, New York, New York (June 6–8, 2010)
  • Panelist, Real Estate Mezzanine Finance Summit 2010, New York, New York (April 14, 2010)
  • Panelist, Mezzanine Loans: White Knights & Workout Strategies, The Forum on Distressed Commercial Real Estate, New York, New York (October 5–6, 2009)
  • Panelist, Workouts and Restructuring – A Legal Perspective, Distressed Real Estate: Examining Debt and Equity Structures to Mitigate Losses and Identify Opportunities, Cambridge, Massachusetts (July 22–23, 2009)
  • Speaker, Restructuring Hurdles – Legal and Regulatory Issues, Columbia University Workouts and Restructuring Symposium, New York, New York (June 23, 2009)
  • Speaker, Finding Alternative Capital Sources and What an Owner/Acquirer Needs to Do to Get Equity, Debt, White Knight and Mezzanine Funding in Today's Market, Distressed Hotel Symposium, Hollywood, Florida (April 30–May 1, 2009)
  • Panelist, Finding the Glow Beneath the Tarnish: Sourcing Optimal Distressed Investment Assets, Investing in Distressed Real Estate Forum, New York, New York (November 17–18, 2008)
  • Panelist, Debt Deals – ’07 Style, Annual New York University International Hospitality Conference, New York, New York (June 3–5, 2007)

Additional Information

  • Contributing Editor, The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate, A practical cross-border insight into real estate law (2011)
  • Contributing Editor, Real Estate in 31 Jurisdictions Worldwide, Getting the Deal Through (December 2008)
  • Contributing Editor, Real Estate in 30 Jurisdictions Worldwide, Getting the Deal Through (2008)
  • Representation of a national bank in construction loans in New York City.
  • Representation of senior lender group in connection with restructuring of a $470 million loan on a property, Town Square, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Representation of three senior lenders in the restructuring of a $1 billion loan secured by the 31-property Arden Portfolio in California.
  • Creation of a joint venture platform to purchase distressed debt and representation of same.
  • Representation of a public company purchasing an office building in a bankruptcy sale.
  • Restructuring of a credit facility involving senior lenders, a subordinate lender and sports team, including sale to new owners.
  • Representation of a joint venture in the acquisition of a site and construction of a hotel and back office facility in SoHo, New York.
  • Representation of an insurance company in national mortgage platform.
  • Creation of a family office for a West Coast family, including adoption of a management structure and acquisition of properties nationally.