C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero: Lawyer with Blank Rome LLP

C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Real Estate Credit Facilities and Financing
  • Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Dispositions
  • Investments
  • Mergers
  • and Buyouts
University University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.
Law SchoolAmerican University, Washington College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
Admitted1995, Maryland; 1997, Virginia; 2007, District of Columbia

Maryland Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association

BornPort Hueneme, California, October 25, 1965

Vincent Leon-Guerrero represents clients in all facets of real estate and real estate financing transactions, including acquisitions, refinancing and construction financings, acquisition and disposition transactions, project development, and leasing. Mr. Leon-Guerrero's clients include institutional investors, REITS and developers, as well as high-net worth individuals and start-up companies. He has sophisticated real estate experience in:

•Representing developers, REITS, real estate investors, and private equity funds in single and portfolio acquisition and sale transactions.

•Representing both borrowers and lenders in commercial real estate finance transactions, including acquisition financing and asset-based credit facilities, portfolio loans, and CMBS loans across several real estate asset classes.

•Representing investors and developers in joint venture negotiations and transactions.

•Negotiating triple net leases, ground leases, office, industrial, and retail leases for both landlords and tenants.

•Representing parties in sale-leaseback, triple net and ground lease financing transactions.

•Negotiating real estate and joint venture aspects of New Market Tax Credit transactions for non-profit and developer clients.


One of the Largest U.S. Office Building Transactions of 2008[Ranking]
January 7, 2009
C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero and Martin Luskin

$1.7 Billion Deal Ranked Largest Multifamily Real Estate Transaction of First-Half of 2008[Ranking]
August 6, 2008
Martin Luskin, Joseph T. Gulant, Daniel J. Ivler, C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero, Samuel M. Walker, Dayna C. Finkelstein, et al.

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Sale-Leaseback: Representation of a specialty finance company that owns over 400 properties in 35 states and Canada and is engaged in providing sale-leaseback financing, tenant-improvement construction financing and mortgage loans, in connection with the following: Acquisitions, including mortgage to sale-leaseback transactions; NNN Leasing, including tenant-improvement financing; Mortgage lending; Portfolio financings; Cases and Deals; CARS-DB4 in Private Placement Issuance of $463.3M in Net-Lease Mortgage Notes [Deal]; December 23, 2010; Scott R. Smith, Pelayo Coll, Thomas E. Biron, Michael J. Medveckus, Joseph T. Gulant, C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero, et al. CARS-DB4, L.P., a subsidiary of Capital Automotive L.P., in the private placement issuance of $463.3 million in Net-Lease Mortgage Notes secured by mortgage liens on 83 automobile dealership properties. MdBio Foundation Sells Bio-Manufacturing Facility [Deal]; November 17, 2009; C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero; MdBio Foundation in the sale of a bio-manufacturing facility to Emergent Bio Solutions for $7.85 million. Blank Rome Handles One of the Largest Single-Property Transactions in 2008 [Deal]; January 7, 2009; Martin Luskin and C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero; Broadway Partners, a private real estate investment and management firm, in its $181 million sale of a Washington, DC, office building to a REIT. DRA Advisors Purchases Apartment Portfolio for $1.7 Billion [Deal]; March 3, 2008; Martin Luskin, Joseph T. Gulant, Daniel J. Ivler, C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero, Samuel M. Walker, Dayna C. Finkelstein, et al. DRA Advisors in its joint venture purchase of 86 apartment communities from UDR, Inc., for $1.7 billion.
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C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero

600 New Hampshire Avenue N.W.
WashingtonDC 20037


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