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Robert Salame

Associate
+1.212.536.3904
Fax +1.212.536.3901
Robert Salame is an associate at the firm’s New York office and concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate and corporate related transactions and financings, commercial and residential real estate development and cross-border investment.

Robert’s real estate practice encompasses acquisitions, dispositions and financing of a variety of property types including retail, office, multifamily, hotel and industrial assets utilizing a wide array of financing structures and deal features, including subordinate and mezzanine debt. Robert’s real estate practice also includes the representation of clients in connection with loan purchases, sales and modifications, and commercial leases and subleases.

Robert’s corporate practice includes the representation of individual and corporate clients in a wide range of business-related matters ranging from general corporate and commercial work to mergers and acquisitions, licensing, financing and start-up work.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Barkai Yeshivah, Member of the Board of Trustees
Real Estate:
  • Routinely represents real estate investment banks in the origination of commercial mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, and preferred equity investments.
  • Routinely represents borrowers, investors, and guarantors in financing transactions including acquisition and development, construction, and mezzanine credit facilities.
  • Routinely represents real estate investment firms and family offices in the acquisition and disposition of retail, office, multifamily, hotel and industrial assets throughout the United States.
  • Represented a multifamily owner and operator in the acquisition of a number of apartment complexes in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
  • Represented private equity firm in connection with cross-collateralized financing for acquisition of multiple properties in and around NYC.
  • Represented private equity firm in connection with financing for acquisition of properties wholly leased to second largest retailer of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories in the United States.
  • Represented private equity firm in connection with financing for acquisition of properties in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado.
  • Represented private equity firm in connection with mezzanine financing for health-care services provider.
  • Represented global telecommunications provider in connection with the leasing and subleasing of Class - A office space in various U.S. markets.
  • Represented global telecommunications provider in connection with the leasing and subleasing of Class - A office space in various U.S. markets.
  • Represented global consumer goods company in connection with the leasing and subleasing of Class - A office space in the New York area.
Corporate:
  • Routinely represents consumer goods companies in negotiation of trademark and copyright licensing agreements.
  • Represented global telecommunications provider in sale of portfolio-company to strategic acquirer.
  • Represented global telecommunications provider in PIK investment in cloud-based managed services company.
  • Represented wholesale apparel company in connection with a joint venture with world-renowned designer.
  • Represented consumer goods company in the sale of its legwear business to subsidiary of a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed global consumer goods company.
  • Represented consumer goods company in the sale of its legwear business to subsidiary of a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed global consumer goods company.
  • Represented US based consumer goods company in the acquisition of UK based consumer goods company.
  • Represented party to a joint venture in connection with the negotiation and acquisition of a controlling position in the joint venture.
  • Represented family office in connection with Series A investment in social media platform.
  • Represented consumer goods company in connection with seed-stage capital raise.
  • Represented family office in a joint venture with a special opportunity investment firm to develop high-end residential buildings in and around NYC.
  • Represented family office in connection with a joint venture to create a real estate fund to originate, acquire and service high-yield loans collateralized by real estate or equity interests in real estate owning entities.