Paul Gilbert focuses his practice on representing the nation's leading financial institutions in all aspects of commercial real estate finance transactions. Paul has extensive experience counseling capital providers with respect to unsecured financings and loan syndications as well as construction, permanent, and mezzanine financing secured by a wide variety of assets throughout the United States, including hotel and resort properties, multifamily residential properties, office parks, retail centers, and mixed-use assets.
Paul has successfully assisted clients in documenting, negotiating, leading due diligence efforts, and closing billions of dollars of transactions, including a $500 million syndicated unsecured facility to a major Southern California developer and related amendment and restatement of a $225 million syndicated term loan secured by a landmark retail center in Los Angeles, California; a $305 syndicated A/B construction loan for the development of a high-rise luxury condominium in South Florida; a $270 million syndicated senior term loan for a 1,100 acre business park and airport in Northern California; and a $200 million syndicated construction loan for a four-building, mixed-use project in Los Angeles, California.
Paul is a member of The State Bar of California and has served as an update author on the subject of letters of intent in the commercial retail space for the Continuing Education of the Bar's "Retail Leasing" treatise.
- Southwestern Law School (J.D. 2010 [two-year accelerated SCALE® program]); Temple University (B.A. in Political Science and Sociology cum laude 2008)