Richard I. Lefkowitz

Senior Partner

Real Estate Finance

Boston; New York

O: (617) 880-3549; (212) 789-3104

F: (617) 692-3549

About Richard

Rich is a co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Finance practice and is a member of the firm’s executive committee. Rich represents numerous institutional clients (including balance sheet lending institutions and debt funds) in a variety of real estate financing transactions and the resolution of problem loans on a national basis.  Rich’s practice consists of a broad range of commercial real estate financing (including construction, bridge and permanent financings) with respect to a wide variety of asset classes, including office, senior housing and healthcare, industrial, hospitality, condominium, co-operative and multifamily, and retail. Rich has extensive experience in syndicated and participated loan arrangements, A/B note transactions, mezzanine financing, historic and new market tax credit arrangements, and numerous other complex intercreditor and co-lender arrangements.  Rich’s practice also extends to the representation of various commercial real estate finance clients in connection with workout/foreclosure of commercial real estate senior secured loans and mezzanine loans.


New York Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Real Estate Lenders Association


State of New York 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1993
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton Business School, 1990