Erica E. Ruggieri


Real Estate Finance

Boston; Chicago

O: (617) 880-3443; (312) 780-1175

F: (617) 692-3443

About Erica

Erica practices in the firm’s Real Estate Finance Group representing various financial institutions in both single-lender and multi-lender commercial real estate financing transactions. Prior to joining Riemer & Braunstein, Erica represented clients on a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, construction and financing projects for retail, residential, office and industrial properties.

Representative Matters

  • Represented the agent and lender in a $285 million mortgage loan secured by an office project in New York, New York
  • Represented the lender in a $39.5 million construction loan for the construction of a mixed-use residential building in New York, New York
  • Represented a European lender in connection with $97 million acquisition financing for a Class A office building in Seattle, Washington
  • Represented the agent in a $30.5 million loan for a hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Represented the lender in a $21.5 million loan for a 278-unit multifamily apartment complex in Charlotte, North Carolina


Chicago Bar Association 

Real Estate Finance Forum, Vice President of Special Events

Women’s Bar Association


Illinois Supreme Court


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014 

  • Lead Articles Editor, Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

Fairfield University, B.A., cum laude, 2010