Robert G. Koen

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone+1 212 506 2676

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Environmental
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Development and Construction
  • Distressed Real Estate
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 212 506 2676
Fax: +1 212 849 5676
University University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., with honors
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D.
Admitted1973, New York

Good at understanding both sides of the equation and picking the right spot to focus on and not give in.

Chambers USA 2012

Robert Koen is the head of Mayer Brown's New York Real Estate practice. He focuses on commercial real estate, with a concentration in real estate acquisitions, finance and complex restructurings for both lender and borrower entities. His extensive experience includes the negotiation, structuring and documentation of acquisitions, dispositions and co-investment transactions; the structuring of real estate joint ventures and partnerships; commercial lending, including conventional loan transactions; construction lending; preferred equity investments mezzanine financings; REIT-related transactions (including formation merger and acquisition transactions); hotel acquisition and development; commercial project development (including land and negotiation of construction and development agreements); and real estate loan and investment workouts, as well as restructurings.

Robert has substantial experience handling securitized capital markets and institutional real estate financings as well as all aspects of international investment in domestic real estate transactions.

He is ranked in Chambers USA 2012 in the New York Real Estate category, is listed as one of the world's leading lawyers in the Guide to the World's Leading Real Estate Lawyers and is included in the 2010 listing of Avenue Magazine's Legal Elite. He also is editor of the Real Estate Finance Journal , a Thompson Reuters publication.


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Robert G. Koen

1675 Broadway
New YorkNY 10019-5820


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