Joseph Forte is a partner in the Real Estate department of our New York office.
Mr. Forte has substantial experience in commercial real estate capital markets and finance,
with a particular emphasis on the origination, structuring, workout and enforcement of commercial mortgage loans.
His experience includes permanent, bridge and construction mortgage lending; mezzanine finance; pari passu and subordinate debt; co-lending and participation agreements; loan sales and purchases; loan workouts, foreclosures and restructurings; and environmental risk management for lenders.
He regularly advises lenders and investors on mortgage banking, doing business licensing, usury, federal preemption and investment authority, as well as secondary mortgage and capital markets issues.
J.D., cum laude St. John's University, 1973
B.A., magna cum laude, St. Francis College, 1969
New York 1974