Pete Bergan advises on a wide range of real estate transactions, including joint ventures, investments, financings, and acquisitions and dispositions. Pete regularly works on complex transactions involving multiple jurisdictions and has broad experience across different real estate classes, including data center/digital infrastructure, mining, retail, hospitality, and multifamily and single-family rental portfolios.
Peter's recent transactions include: Databank's acquisition of zColo (a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation services) for $1.4 billion; Vantage Data Centers' formation of a $3.5 billion data center joint venture with Colony Capital; Invitation Homes sale of 708 single-family rental homes in Nashville, Tennessee; SITE Centers acquisition of Blackstone's interest in several real estate joint ventures; Mill Creek Residential Trust LLC's disposition of a 288 multifamily community in Seattle, Washington; The Blackstone Group's sale of a national portfolio of Marriott-branded hotels located across eight states; and Brookfield's $854.4 million acquisition of a portfolio of office and industrial sites throughout the United States.
Pete also has represented Peabody Energy Corporation and Cleveland-Cliffs in connection with several financing transactions secured by mineral assets and EagleTree Capital and The Riverside Company in connection with the real estate aspects of a private equity transaction.
Pete is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He also serves as a board member of Rugby Ohio and of Recovery Resources (an organization dedicated to providing assistance to those struggling with mental health and addiction issues).
- Loyola University Chicago (J.D. 2009; Editor-in-Chief, Consumer Law Review); The Ohio State University (B.A. 2005)
- Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan
- Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2016-2021) — Real Estate