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Dennis Russo
Chair of New York Real Estate
BakerHostetler

With more than 27 years of experience, Dennis Russo focuses his practice on sophisticated real estate financings, joint ventures, and the representation of owners and developers in connection with the acquisition of all types of real estate assets, as well as large-scale developments throughout the United States. He represents financial institutions and private equity funds in various lending transactions including those concerning multi-property/assets, construction financing, and mortgage portfolios. To a great extent, Dennis is a de-facto partner with his clients, using his hands-on experience and extensive industry network to introduce them to transactions as well as other parties in the industry for collaboration. Dennis is unique in the legal industry, as he has personally developed, owned, and managed a number of real estate projects and, as such, brings a sharpened perspective to his current practice that enables him to approach transactions not only from a legal mindset, but from a practical business standpoint, as well. Dennis is a thought leader and has spoken extensively on real estate industry issues at premier conferences and on various media outlets.


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