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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

ONE LIBERTY PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10006, USA
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Steven Wilner

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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Position

Steven L. Wilner is a partner based in the New York office. Mr. Wilner’s practice focuses on financial and corporate matters, ranging from global real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development and finance to international mergers and acquisitions and restructurings, including private equity investments and joint ventures. He regularly represents major financial institutions, corporations and sovereigns in their largest and most complex real estate transactions, and frequently speaks on all aspects of real estate transactions and law.

Career

Mr. Wilner joined the firm in 1988 and became a partner in 1997. Mr. Wilner spent 2001-2005 as a partner in Tokyo.

Member

Mr. Wilner is a member of the Bar in New York and a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.

Education

Mr. Wilner received a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law in 1988, where he was the 1987-1988 Blaustein Fellow of International Human Rights. He received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University in 1985.


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Real estate

Within: Real estate

The ‘very responsive and organized’ Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advises lenders, borrowers and issuers on wide range of matters including multi-state mortgage and mezzanine loan transactions, intercreditor agreements, asset-based warehouse lending, credit tenant lease financing, acquisitions and dispositions and joint ventures. Typical developments the firm advises on include office and industrial buildings, hotels, shopping centers, multifamily residences and casinos. Steven Wilner and Kimberly Brown Blacklow advised a syndicate of banks, comprising Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Global Markets, Deutsche Bank, RBC Capital Markets and The Toronto-Dominion Bank as arrangers for Brookfield Asset Management’s $11.4bn acquisition of Forest City Realty Trust. Newly promoted partner Joseph Lanzkron recently advised ESL Investments, the hedge fund of Sears CEO Edward Lampert, on the sale of $1.5bn of Sears real estate. Steven Horowitz acted for Kindred Healthcare on its $4.1bn acquisition by TPG Capital, Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe and Humana. Daniel Reynolds acted for Mapletree Investments on its acquisition of a $2.4bn portfolio of 164 US industrial assets from Exeter Property Group. In another recent highlight, the firm advised AllianceBernstein on a $40.8m mortgage loan to an affiliate of AJ Capital Partners for the purchase of the Annapolis Loews Hotel. All named attorneys are based in New York.

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