Romer Debbas, LLP, a recognized authority in the field of real estate law and general practice, is proud to announce that managing partner Pierre E. Debbas and firm partner Carmen I. Pagan will participate in the virtual 2022 NYC Real Estate Expo alongside top industry professionals at 11:15am on Tuesday, May 24th. Members of the media and industry enthusiasts are invited to attend.
Both Mr. Debbas and Ms. Pagan will join the panel entitled “Role of Agency Lending in Today’s Multifamily & Affordable Housing Market” with Austin Walker, Vice President of Originations at Arbor Realty Trust, and Brian Walton, Production Manager at Greystone & Co. The experts will delve into timely topics, including the increasing need for more affordable housing and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac commitment to facilitating, differentiating bridge lending and traditional financing, and predictions for the multifamily market.
Now in its 13th year, the NYC Real Estate Expo leverages its global network to bring together top commercial and residential real estate professionals over a three-day virtual program. Offering educational sessions, panel discussions, and webinars, the accomplished speakers will share their insights on the state of the market, need-to-know trends, and informational debriefings.
Mr. Debbas is a partner and founding member of Romer Debbas and has extensive experience in the areas of real estate and general business law. His practice focuses on the purchase and sale of commercial and residential real estate in New York City, commercial leasing, real estate related financing matters, representation of cooperative and condominium boards, foreign investors, and small businesses. Over the course of his career, Mr. Debbas has been involved in thousands of real estate transactions and is instrumental in his firm’s annual ranking as one of the top transactional firms based on volume of transactions closed in NYC.
Most recently of counsel at Blank Rome LLP, Ms. Pagan joined Romer Debbas in December 2021, and is tenured in her representation of a wide range of clients from construction lenders, seller/servicers, and other financial institutions in all aspects of commercial lending with a focus on affordable housing. She specializes and excels in helping her clients navigate complex multifamily lending matters, including conventional loans, senior housing and student housing originated through Freddie Mac Optigo Seller/Servicer and Capital Markets Execution programs, and Fannie Mae DUS program.