Steve Mixter primarily provides corporate real estate services to companies outside the real estate industry that occupy properties as a necessary support function for their core businesses. He represents clients on all aspects of the acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing, and development of commercial and industrial real estate. In addition to ongoing portfolio-wide representations of major companies in their corporate real estate matters, Steve has been involved in numerous multi-asset transactions for Fortune 500 and other companies and also has handled numerous major public-private projects.
Steve's representative clients include Gross Builders, KeyCorp, and United Airlines. He has represented KeyCorp since 1997 in its corporate real estate matters, including several outsourcing transactions. He also has been involved in significant expansions of United's airport hub facilities at the Newark, Houston, and Cleveland airports; the development of sports facilities such as the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and Toyota Center in Houston; and the development of cultural institutions such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. Steve has handled the purchase and sale of interests in extensive fiber-optic telecommunications systems and the acquisition, disposition, and financing of various types of mineral interests and related facilities.
Steve is past president of the board of the regional CoreNet Global chapter and is chairman of the Programs Committee. He is the former board chairman of Youth Opportunities Unlimited, a nonprofit that works with at-risk youth in Cleveland, and has been named a trustee for life.
- Duke University (J.D. with high honors 1986; Order of the Coif; Editorial Board, Duke Law Journal); The Ohio State University (B.A. summa cum laude 1983; Phi Beta Kappa)
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business — Ohio, real estate (2007-2017)
Best Lawyers in America — real estate (2006-2018)
Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition — Ohio, real estate