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Naheem J. Harris
Naheem J. Harris
Senior Associate — Real Estate
Senior Associate — Real Estate

Naheem J. Harris

Naheem J. Harris
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10036

Naheem J. Harris

Naheem’s practice focuses on a wide range of real estate matters, such as financing, real estate development, partnerships and joint ventures, investment sales and acquisitions and leasing matters.

Experience Highlights

  • Represented a national bank in the origination of a $196 million mortgage secured by a first-class office building in West Hollywood, California. Representation also included (i) a post-closing note split into a Note A (for CMBS execution) and Note B, and (ii) the sale of Note B to an institutional lender.

    • Represented a special servicer in the workout of a $75 million mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by a shopping center in Los Angeles, California 

    • Represented a real estate investment trust in the purchase and financing of a hotel portfolio consisting of fifty (50) branded hotels 

    • Represented publicly traded company in the leasing of Class A office space in New York, New York      

    • Represented a national bank in the origination of an $81 million mortgage secured by a portfolio of twelve (12) branded hotels located throughout Wisconsin

      • Represented a national bank in the origination of (i) a $427 million mortgage secured by a portfolio of seventeen (17) branded hotels located throughout the country (for CMBS execution as a single asset securitization), which included representing the lender until the closing of the securitization transaction) and (ii) a $365 million mortgage secured by a portfolio of five (5) branded hotels located throughout the country, which included the defeasance of then-existing debt and the assignment of a note held by a municipality to the lender

      • Represented a national bank in the origination of a $110 million mortgage secured by a partial fee and partial leasehold interest in a first-class mixed use building in San Francisco, California; Representation included the post-closing origination of mezzanine debt in connection with the pay-down of the mortgage debt and the sale of the mezzanine debt to an insurance company

        • Represented a national bank in the origination of an $85 million mortgage, partially for CMBS execution, secured by a first-class office building in New York, New York. Representation also included the sale of Note B to an institutional lender

          • Represented a national bank in the purchase of a $15 million mortgage note for CMBS execution secured by a branded hotel located in Nashville, Tennessee

          • Represented a national bank in the origination of a $1.1 billion mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by a first-class mixed use building in New York, New York and equity in the owners thereof

Credentials

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2013
  • University of Pennsylvania,  2008
  • New York