Jerome’s practice focuses on the origination, restructure, purchase, sale, securitization and syndication of mortgage loans and mezzanine loans for lenders and borrowers. His transactional experience includes: loans secured by shopping centers, office buildings, multi-family developments, hotels, and self-storage facilities across the United States; workouts and restructurings of non-performing loans; single asset financings and cross-collateralized multi-state portfolios; single and multi-tier mezzanine loans; intercreditor, co-lender and loan participation arrangements; senior/subordinate note structures; the sale of REO properties; and deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transactions.


  • Represented an institutional lender in the origination of a $394 million mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by five luxury hotels.
  • Represented an institutional lender in the origination of a $1.225 billion mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by a portfolio of office buildings.
  • Represented a national bank in the origination of $796 million of mortgage loans secured by regional shopping malls.
  • Represented a global financial services company in the proposed origination of a $283 million construction loan.
  • Represented an institutional lender in the restructuring of an approximately $75 million portfolio of mortgage loans.
  • Represented various financial institutions in cross-border finance transactions, including transactions secured by US-based real and personal property collateral.


Events & Speaking Engagements

  • October 2014 and January 2015
    New York Commercial Professional Designation Program – Finance & Investments, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)



JD, St. John’s University School of Law, cum laude, 1998

BA, Boston College, 1993


New Jersey

New York

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