Tito Escobar represents clients nationwide in connection with the development and financing of commercial real estate transactions. His practice includes advising equity investors, conventional and leverage lenders, and community development entities that deploy capital through secured and unsecured transactions. In addition to advising capital providers, he has experience representing real estate developers, nonprofit organizations, and real estate investment trusts in connection with the development of real estate projects nationally. Tito also counsels landlords, tenants, purchasers, and sellers in connection with leasing, acquisition, and disposition matters.
Tito has extensive experience in the area of community finance and assists clients with syndicated loan, tax credit, taxable, and tax-exempt bond structures used to develop housing, health care, educational, and various other community oriented facilities. Spanning nearly 10 years, Tito has worked on close to 100 community finance transactions dating back to his time with the Harrison Institute for Housing & Community Development at Georgetown University Law Center. He has significant experience working with and negotiating across local, state, and federal agencies providing subordinate loans, tax, and other financial incentives used to stimulate community development efforts.
Tito's practice also includes negotiating and structuring joint ventures and commercial loans used to develop commercial real estate such as market rate residential complexes, shopping centers, hotels, parking structures, and mixed-used developments.
Tito has worked with clients such as Santander, Capital One, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, the Low Income Investment Fund, and Bronx Pro Group.
- Georgetown University (J.D. 2011; Dean's List; Harrison Institute for Housing and Community Development Clinic); Rice University (B.A. in Political Science, Policy Studies, and Hispanic Studies, cum laude, 2008)
- New York, New Jersey, and Texas
- Fellow: New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) (August 2011-August 2013 Fellowship Program)
- Spanish and Portuguese