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Dechert LLP, Jason S Rozes, Philadelphia, USA

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Jason S Rozes

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Dechert LLP

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Finance and Real Estate


Jason S. Rozes focuses his practice in the areas of commercial real estate finance and commercial mortgage securitization. Mr. Rozes represents U.S. and European investment banks, commercial banks, institutional lenders, REITs, private equity investors and one of Florida’s largest full-service real estate companies in a variety of real estate finance transactions, including permanent and bridge loan originations; mezzanine and other subordinate debt financings; construction loans; loan participations, syndications and other co-lender arrangements; and workouts and restructurings.


Member, CRE Finance Council (CREFC); Member, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)


Stanford University, B.A., 1995; Boston College Law School, J.D., 1998, cum laude, Senior Production Editor of the Boston College International and Comparative Law Review

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Dechert LLP’s ‘excellent’ team is particularly strong in the field of commercial real estate finance and regularly handles the purchase and sale of real estate debt products, along with the origination, disposition and securitization of commercial real estate loans. The firm also has extensive expertise in capital markets transactions and frequently advises on debt and equity offerings. Richard Jones heads the practice and recently advised real estate lender Silverpeak on a CMBS investment and purchaser risk retention transaction valued at $938m. Other key figures include Laura Swihart, who along with finance partner Devin Swaney advised Freddie Mac on approximately 50 deals over the course of 12 months, the majority of these being securitizations of mortgage loans secured by multifamily properties; and Philadelphia-based Jason Rozes, whose client roster includes a mix of commercial and investment banks, institutional lenders and REITs. The firm has a solid West Coast presence; out of the San Francisco office, the firm acted for RBC Capital Markets on a $798m mortgage loan provided to the affiliates of Blackstone Group as financing for its $1.8bn acquisition of Alecta Pension’s US real estate portfolio. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Starwood Property Trust are also key active clients. Kahlil Yearwood moved to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

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