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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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London, New York, Washington DC
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, Bruce Cybul, New York, USA

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Bruce Cybul

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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Real Estate, Real Estate Capital Markets & REITs, Distressed Investing, Nonprofit, Real Estate Litigation, Securities & Capital Markets


Bruce S. Cybul focuses his practice in the areas of real estate finance, restructurings, development, joint venture arrangements in both equity and debt transactions, acquisitions and sales. He advises major financial institutions and private equity, hedge and opportunity funds in their real estate, capital markets and securitization activities, joint ventures, acquisitions and sales, bond purchases and controlling holder activities, including purchase and sale agreements, operating and management agreements, loan origination, purchases and sales of mortgage and mezzanine loans and co-lender and participation interests therein, construction lending, and workouts and restructurings. Bruce also represents lenders in their foreclosures, guarantor litigations, UCC sales and other realizations on collateral, as well as developers and owners of hotel, resort, commercial, industrial, retail, office, residential and mixed-use properties in their joint ventures and interest sales and acquisitions, financings, and acquisition and sales activities.

A longtime member of national, state and local bar associations, Bruce has been recognized as a leading real estate lawyer in numerous professional listings and industry surveys, including Chambers USAThe Legal 500 USMadison Who’s WhoNew York Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America


American Bar Association (Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law); New York State Bar Association; New York City Bar Association.


Washington University School of Law, JD; Hobart College, BA.

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP's practice provides advice on issues such as development, finance, sales, acquisitions, joint ventures and real estate restructurings. Team head Jeffrey Lenobel has been advising Oxford Properties Group on its joint venture with The Related Companies to lease and develop the $15bn Hudson Yards project in New York, which opens in March 2019, while Julian Wise has been leading the firm's team advising Cerberus Capital Management on its affiliate’s acquisition of assets of Club Exploria Resorts. The firm advised Albertsons and an investor group led by Cerberus on Albertsons' $9.2bn merger with Safeway in 2015 and has since continued to act for the supermarket chain in connection with credit facilities aggregating billions of dollars. Bruce Cybul focuses on advising major financial institutions and private equity, hedge and opportunity funds in their real estate transactional, capital markets and securitization matters. All named attorneys are based in New York.

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