Gina Leahey

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Gina Leahey

Associate

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2921 | +1 215 994 2222

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Gina Leahey is an associate in Dechert’s global finance practice and is based in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Ms. Leahey focuses her practice in commercial real estate finance with concentrations in origination, acquisition, syndication and disposition of mortgage loans, mezzanine financing, loan sales and purchases, structured finance and securitization transactions. Ms. Leahey's practice includes the representation of lenders on repurchase facilities, warehouse facilities and single-family rental finance transactions. She has represented a number of investment banks, commercial banks,  life insurance companies, institutional investors and has experience with retail, office, warehouse, hospitality and condominium properties, as well as TIC structures and ground lease transactions. In addition, she is a contributor to Dechert’s finance and real estate blog, Crunched Credit.

Experience
  • Represented a real estate investment firm, as purchaser, in the sale of a US$36.5 million mezzanine loan indirectly secured by an office park in San Mateo, California.
  • Represented a real estate investment firm, as purchaser, in the sale of a US$60 million mezzanine loan indirectly secured by a shopping center in New York, New York.  
  • Represented a life insurance company, as lender, in the origination of a US$220 million mortgage loan secured by a shopping plaza in Gilbert, Arizona.
  • Represented a life insurance company, as lender, in the refinancing of a US$256 million mortgage loan secured by a shopping plaza in Chandler, Arizona.
  • Represented a global bank, as lender, in the origination and disposition (including securitization) of a US$55 million mortgage loan secured by a membership club comprised of a hotel, restaurants and spa in Miami, Florida.
  • Represented a global bank, as lender, in connection with the origination and disposition of US$5.4 billion financing secured by 288 industrial and warehouse properties and 23 office properties in 26 states.
  • Represented a global bank, as lender, in connection with the origination and disposition of a US$232 million mortgage loan and US$42 million mezzanine loan secured by 13 industrial properties located in 7 states. 
  • Represented a real estate investment firm in the origination of a US$195 million mortgage loan secured by a ground leasehold interest in the a resort and casino in Aruba.
Education
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, B.A., 2008, summa cum laude
  • Drexel University, M.S., 2011
  • Rutgers Law School, J.D., 2016, cum laude
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey