David J. Weinberger is co-head of the Real Estate Finance Group, the immediate past co-chair of the Real Estate Department, and a founding member of the Private Equity Real Estate Group. David regularly represents real estate funds, banks, family offices, REITs, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and institutional and specialty lenders in connection with financings, acquisitions, sales and public offerings of equity and debt. He has developed extensive experience in the origination and securitization of complex mortgage and mezzanine loans.
David is nationally recognized for his representation of both borrowers and lenders with respect to the origination of both balance sheet and securitized mortgage and mezzanine loans involving properties across the U.S., the Caribbean and Latin America.
David also has extensive experience in the structuring of “A/B” loans, participations and preferred equity transactions. He has been involved in the origination of numerous large loans which were securitized in single-borrower transactions, as well as thousands of conduit and balance sheet loans. He often represents clients in connection with the origination of revolving and term credit facilities and repurchase facilities.
David also has extensive experience representing hospitality companies, both owners and managers, and REITs in all aspects of their businesses. He also has been involved in numerous workouts of problem mortgages and mezzanine loans and is the chief author of “Proskauer Workout Primer: Issues to Address When Dealing with Mortgage Loans in Distress.”