Jason S. Rozes

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Jason S. Rozes

Partner

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2830 | +1 215 994 2222

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Jason S. Rozes is a partner in Dechert's global finance practice, focusing his practice in the areas of commercial real estate finance and commercial mortgage securitization. Mr. Rozes represents U.S. and European investment banks, commercial banks, institutional lenders, REITs and private equity investors in a variety of real estate finance transactions, including large loan CMBS and balance sheet financings; permanent and bridge loan originations; mezzanine and other subordinate debt financings; construction loans; loan participations, syndications and other co-lender arrangements; and workouts and restructurings.

Mr. Rozes has been recognized in The Legal 500 (U.S.) for Real Estate from 2012 to 2016. He has been described by clients as "knowledgeable and experienced," and that his "perseverance and dedication are commendable."

Mr. Rozes was the co-hiring partner for Dechert's Philadelphia office from 2011-2014. He recently completed Harvard Law School’s Executive Education program, “Emerging Leaders in Law Firms,” which is designed for experienced partners taking on law firm management roles. He is a frequent speaker on matters relating to real estate finance and an active member of the CRE Finance Council (CREFC) and the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

Significant Representations

  • A US bank syndicate in connection with US$340 million financing secured by four luxury hotels located in New York, New York, Santa Barbara, California and Los Cabos, Mexico, where the loan was later securitized in a pool transaction.
  • A US and European bank syndicate in connection with US$675 million refinancing secured by 43-story class A office building located in New York, New York, where the loan was later securitized in a single-asset, stand-alone transaction.
  • A US and European bank syndicate in connection with US$440 million refinancing secured by residential/retail mixed-use property located in New York, New York, where the loan was later securitized in a single-asset, stand-alone transaction.
  • A US bank in connection with US$175 million mortgage and mezzanine financing secured by single-tenant retail building located in New York, New York, where the mezzanine loan was later sold to a third-party US financial institution.
  • A US and European bank syndicate in connection with US$760 million acquisition financing secured by five regional shopping malls located in Ohio, California and Washington, where the loan was later securitized in a single-asset, stand-alone transaction.
  • A US and European bank syndicate in connection with US$1.4 billion refinancing secured by a super-regional shopping mall located in Minnesota, which has been publicly recognized as the number one shopping destination in the United States.
  • A European financial institution in connection with purchase of US$61.5 million pari-passu interest in US$127 million financing secured by mixed use office and retail property located in Florida.
  • A US bank in connection with purchase of US$75 million pari-passu interest in US$398.9 million financing secured by 113 industrial properties located in California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon and Texas.
  • A US and European financial institution syndicate in connection with US$155 million loan secured by a hotel-casino resort complex located in Aruba, where the loan was later participated and a portion was securitized in a pool transaction.
  • A US bank in connection with US$85 million acquisition financing secured by hotel resort property located on Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  • A US bank in connection with New York law structured finance issues pertaining to origination of £330 million pound sterling financing of 20 hotels and conference centres located in the United Kingdom.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • Stanford University, B.A., 1995
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 1998, cum laude, Senior Production Editor of the Boston College International and Comparative Law Review
Admissions
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
Memberships
CRE Finance Council (CREFC)
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)