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Steven M. Klein

Steven M. Klein
Partner / Banking & Finance; Real Estate
Miami Office
305-389-3233
sklein@riemerlaw.com

Steven M. Klein is a partner in the firm's real estate group and is the managing partner of the firm's Miami office. Steve's practice focuses on the representation of institutional lenders in connection with all aspects of real estate financing, including acquisition, construction, development, mezzanine and permanent loans, loan participations and syndications, and multi-property and multi-state financing transactions.

In addition, Steve regularly represents clients in the purchase, sale, financing and development of commercial real estate projects. Steve also has extensive experience with loan modifications, workouts, restructurings, loan sales and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure.

Representative Transactions

  • Representation of a national bank as administrative agent and lead lender in connection with the syndicated leasehold construction financing of a multi-family apartment project in Miami, Florida
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with a loan secured by student housing projects in Kansas and Arkansas
  • Representation of a national real estate fund in connection with the acquisition and financing of multi-family apartment projects in North Lauderdale and Naples, Florida
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with a loan secured by a multi-family apartment project in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Representation of a developer in connection with the construction financing for a student housing project in Louisiana
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with a loan secured by a multi-family housing project in Houston, Texas.
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with a loan secured by hotels in Orlando and Tampa, Florida
  • Representation of an owner in connection with the defeasance and refinancing of a hotel in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with a loan for the acquisition and renovation of two apartment complexes in Newport News, Virginia
  • Representation of a national real estate fund in connection with the acquisition and financing of a multi-family apartment project in Durham, North Carolina
  • Representation of a developer in connection with the acquisition and construction financing for student housing projects in Gainesville and Tallahassee, Florida
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with loans for the acquisition and renovation of two apartment complexes in Coral Springs and Sunrise, Florida
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with a loan secured by a real estate portfolio comprised of office buildings and retail centers in Broward, Palm Beach and Hillsborough Counties, Florida
  • Representation of a national bank as administrative agent and lead lender in connection with the syndicated construction financing of a multi-family apartment project in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Representation of a developer in connection with the acquisition and construction financing for a student housing project in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with the construction financing and permanent financing of a student housing project in Orlando, Florida
  • Representation of a developer in connection with the ground lease, development and leasehold construction financing for a hotel on South Beach
  • Representation of a developer in connection with the acquisition, construction financing, mezzanine financing, forward purchase agreement and sale of a student housing project in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Representation of an owner in connection with refinancings of hotels in Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Arizona, Las Vegas, Nevada, Melbourne, Florida and Miami, Florida
  • Representation of a national bank in connection with the financing of a landmark theater in Los Angeles, California

Recognition

Florida Super Lawyers, 2014-2018
Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite, 2015

Admissions

State of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Education

University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. Taxation, 1997
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D., 1995
Yeshiva University, B.A., 1992