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Sullivan & Worcester LLP, John Balboni, Boston, USA

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John Balboni

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Sullivan & Worcester LLP

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Real Estate


John G. Balboni is a partner in our Boston-based Real Estate and Corporate Practice Groups. Mr. Balboni is a member of the firm's Management Committee and co-leader of the firm's Real Estate Group, focusing on debt and equity transactions. His practice in real estate and finance law includes private/preferred equity investing, structured real estate transactions, syndicated real estate projects, real estate crowdfunding, lending matters and fund formation. His clients include hedge funds, insurance companies, family offices, developers, investment banks, local, national and international banks, REITs and other institutional investors.


Connecticut, 1995
Massachusetts, 1996
Chambers USA, Recognized Practitioner in Real Estate (Massachusetts) (2017-2018)
The Legal 500 U.S. (2016-2017)


Fellow, American College of Investment Counsel
Real Estate Finance Association
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
Real Estate Investment Securities Association
Former Board Member, St. Agatha’s Parish School
Boston’s Future Leaders Program, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, 2012


B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 1992
J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 1995

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Sullivan & Worcester LLP advises on acquisitions and sales, development, environmental issues, financing, leasing, REIT matters and workouts, while Opportunity Zones - a recent initiative to encourage investment in underdeveloped areas - are a new area of focus for the firm. John Balboni represented Equity Resource Investments on several private equity joint venture transactions with an aggregate value of more than $100m. Ashley Brooks advised Cronin Development on the development, financing and management of the construction of a $500m luxury condominium and two-story restaurant in Boston. Adam Weisenberg is also recommended alongside New York-based real estate finance chair Joseph Philip Forte. The firm took on three partners from Murtha Cullina LLP's affordable housing group - Karen Kepler, John Gahan III and Deirdre Robinson - while Eric Lemont left for an in-house role at a national developer. All named attorneys are based in Boston.

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