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Kevin M. Murtagh

Kevin M. Murtagh
Senior Partner / Banking & Finance
Boston and New York Offices
617-880-3437
617-692-3437 fax
kmurtagh@riemerlaw.com

Kevin represents senior and mezzanine lenders in real estate financing transactions, asset-based lending transactions, restructurings, and workouts. Kevin is a member of the firm’s executive committee and works out of both the firm's Boston and New York City offices. Kevin regularly handles a broad range of lending transactions, working directly on all aspects of the transactions and playing a key role in supervising other attorneys in this practice. Much of his work centers on the representation of the agent in multi-lender real estate finance transactions, real estate portfolio finance transactions, mezzanine finance transactions, asset-based transactions, loan restructurings, and workouts on a local, regional, and national scale.

In addition, he has donated his services to YouthBuild Boston in connection with its acquisition and funding for the renovations of its 504 Dudley Street project.

Representative Transactions

  • Restructuring of mezzanine line of credit secured by pledges of partnership interests in 60 limited partnerships
  • Foreclosure of membership interest pledge in mixed use real estate project
  • Problem loan resolution leading to foreclosure of $30 million loan on a hotel project in Southwestern United States
  • $800 million commercial mortgage-backed securities loan to retail company secured by liens on 135 properties in 29 states
  • $251 million senior secured borrowing base revolver and term loan facility to a lumber company secured by liens on 90 properties in 21 states
  • $160 million debtor-in-possession secured borrowing base revolver and term loan facility to a furniture company
  • $140 million commercial mortgage warehousing facility and $40 million stock acquisition facility
  • $275 million secured revolver and term loan facility to finance the acquisition of a Major League baseball franchise
Speaking Engagements
  • Boston Bar Association, February 15, 2011 seminar, panelist - "Commercial Real Estate Outlook for 2011: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!"
  • Real Estate Finance Association, October 29, 2009 seminar, speaker - "Understanding Mezzanine Loans in Troubled Times"
  • Boston Bar Association, Real Estate Finance Committee (Real Estate Section); January 13, 2009 seminar, panelist - "Workouts and Foreclosures"
Affiliations
American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Real Estate Finance Association
Turnaround Management Association

Admissions
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
State of New York

Education
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1991
Duke University, A.B., 1988