Jill D. Block
Ms. Block is a partner in the law firm's Real Estate practice and is located in the New York office. Her practice includes representing institutional and private lenders, investors, developers and servicers in the acquisition, sale, financing and development of real estate.
Ms. Block has significant experience in financing hospitality properties, and has assisted several major Wall Street financial institutions in developing underwriting standards and practices for hospitality lending, including standardized documentation to facilitate securitization activities. Ms. Block served on the Document Task Force of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association to help standardize industry documentation for securitized lending transactions. She has represented clients in over 300 hospitality transactions and over 700 commercial loan originations.
Representative transactions include multi-state, multi-property portfolio financing, securitized mortgage loan origination, mezzanine financing, construction loan origination, loan participation and the sale and acquisition of commercial and hospitality properties.
- Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (2010-2014)
- Legal 500 US, Real Estate (2011-2013)
- PLC Which Lawyer?, Real Estate—New York (2012)
International Council of Shopping Centers, Mortgage Bankers Association, Real Estate Board of New York