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S. Jason Comer

Partner
Transactions

S. Jason Comer joined Adams and Reese in 2016 and is a partner in the firm’s Transactions and Corporate Advisory Services Practice Group. He focuses his practice on a broad range of commercial real estate matters, including complex joint venture transactions, acquisitions and dispositions, mortgage and mezzanine loan originations and restructurings, and preferred equity investments.

Jason regularly represents institutional investors, private equity funds, closely-held real estate companies and developers in connection with matters involving a variety of multifamily, hotel and hospitality, office, retail and industrial assets. He has handled transactions involving properties located throughout the United States, Europe, South America and the Caribbean. Additionally, Jason has handled a variety of general corporate and financing matters and has been involved in significant bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

Jason previously served as General Counsel of a private equity investment firm, as well as Counsel at a prominent international law firm.

Jason’s recent representative experience includes:

Joint Venture Transactions

  • Represented a real estate developer in connection with a multi-state programmatic joint venture platform having multiple institutional partners and highly complex capital structure.
  • Represented a global private equity firm in $330 million joint venture transaction for the development of a residential condominium project in Manhattan.
  • Represented a real estate investor in $350 million joint venture transaction for the acquisition and development of a residential condominium portfolio in Manhattan.
  • Represented a multi-national real estate developer in a $266 million joint venture transaction for the development and management of an office development in Brazil.

Real Estate Finance Transactions

  • Represented a lender in the origination and subsequent restructuring of $172 million of mortgage loans secured by a well-known Florida luxury hotel.
  • Represented a lender in a $300 million deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transaction for a hotel and condominium project in South Florida.
  • Represented a special servicer in deed-in-lieu of foreclosure and discounted payoff transactions for a $140 million loan secured by a multi-state shopping center portfolio.
  • Represented a lender in the restructuring of a $76 million defaulted mortgage loan secured by a Class A office tower.
  • Represented a well-known global financial services firm in numerous transactions related to its bankruptcy and the restructuring and disposition of its real estate portfolio.

Acquisitions and Dispositions

  • Represented a global real estate developer in connection with the multi-billion dollar acquisition of a Manhattan Class A office portfolio and related joint venture transactions.
  • Represented a purchaser in a $74 million acquisition of a multi-asset hospitality portfolio.
  • Represented a seller in a $72 million sale of a multifamily rental project in Alabama.
  • Represented a purchaser in a $50 million acquisition of a Class A office campus in California and subsequent joint venture transaction.
  • Represented a seller in the disposition of a majority ownership interest in a hospitality management company managing approximately 40 hotels and resorts located in the U.S., the Caribbean and Central America.

Jason has been honored as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in both the Florida and New York Metro regions. He also previously served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, and is a member of the American Bar Association.

Jason received his J.D. magna cum laude from the Tulane University School of Law in 2004 along with a European Legal Studies Certificate. While working toward his law degree, he served as Senior Business Editor for the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law. Jason was also active on the Moot Court Board and was a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society. He earned his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Tulane in 2000.