John Tomes advises clients on all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions. He is experienced in acquisitions and dispositions, financing and refinancing on behalf of national and regional lenders, joint ventures, and leasing of commercial real estate throughout the United States.
John's experience representing lenders includes real estate secured lending for multifamily, homebuilder, health care, and retail ventures. His recent transactions on behalf of lenders include senior bridge loans totaling approximately $215 million secured by three seniors housing facilities in California and Texas, a $410 million acquisition and building loan secured by a New York City office building, and a $63 million construction loan secured by a to-be-constructed multifamily and retail development in Washington, D.C.
John also advises real estate developers and real estate investment funds in connection with joint ventures, financing, general real property matters, and acquisitions and dispositions related to health care, industrial, student housing, office, and retail projects. He recently assisted clients in the acquisition of a ground lease interest in a Fifth Avenue, New York high-rise retail and office building; the disposition of a shopping center in Georgia; and the acquisition of numerous student housing facilities across the United States.
John also regularly handles real property aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and advises real estate companies on corporate matters.
- University of Georgia (J.D. summa cum laude 2017; Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review); Harvard University (A.B. 2013)