Barbara A. Hayes

Associate

New York
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Overview

Barbara Hayes focuses her practice on real estate finance and general commercial real estate matters. After several years practicing as a litigator in various construction defect and personal injury matters, she has returned to her real estate concentration with varied experience. Able to consider multiple facets of a situation, Barbara strives to understand her clients' needs and dedicates thoughtful assistance in all instances.

Select Experience

  • Assisted in the representation of an affiliate of a private real estate and investment firm in its $56 million purchase and acquisition financing of a 10-acre industrial development site in Bronx, New York.
  • Assisted in the representation of an affiliate of a private real estate and investment firm in its $52 million purchase and acquisition financing of a 550,000 square foot last mile industrial property in Parsippany, New Jersey.
  • Assisted in the representation of an affiliate of a private real estate and investment firm in its acquisition of a long-term leasehold interest in a 90,000 square foot last mile industrial property in Brooklyn, New York.
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Experience

  • Assisted in the representation of an affiliate of a private real estate and investment firm in its $56 million purchase and acquisition financing of a 10-acre industrial development site in Bronx, New York.
  • Assisted in the representation of an affiliate of a private real estate and investment firm in its $52 million purchase and acquisition financing of a 550,000 square foot last mile industrial property in Parsippany, New Jersey.
  • Assisted in the representation of an affiliate of a private real estate and investment firm in its acquisition of a long-term leasehold interest in a 90,000 square foot last mile industrial property in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Assisted in the representation of an affiliate of a private real estate and investment firm in its $38 million acquisition financing of an 828,000 square foot distressed shopping mall in Cary, North Carolina.
  • Represented a commercial bank in connection with warehouse lines of credit secured by underlying mortgage loans ranging in amounts from $9 million to $20 million.
  • Assisted in the representation of a commercial bank in a $40 million building loan transaction involving the development of a residential condominium in the Park Slope area of Brooklyn, New York.
  • Assisted in the representation of a commercial bank in a $37.5 million loan transaction involving the construction of a future luxury boutique hotel in Savannah, Georgia.
  • Represented the purchaser in the acquisition of commercial cooperative units located at the Hunts Point Produce Market in Bronx, New York.
  • Assisted in the representation of a landowner in connection with a $50 million mortgage loan to refinance existing debt secured by 99-year ground leases for property located in the Meatpacking District of New York City.
  • Assisted in the representation of a commercial bank in a $50 million loan transaction involving the development of a waterfront community in Potomac Shores, Virginia.
  • Assisted in the representation of a commercial bank in a $23 million mortgage loan involving a commercial property located in the Gowanus area of Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented the shareholders of an entire cooperative in the sale of their interests in a building located in the SoHo area of New York City.
  • Assisted in the representation of a commercial bank in a $50 million building loan transaction involving the development of a waterfront community in Tarrytown, New York.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Young Mortgage Bankers Association (YMBA)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)  

Prior Positions

  • Hannum Feretic Prendergast & Merlino LLC: Associate (2010 to 2014)
  • Cipriani USA, Inc.: Associate Counsel (2007 to 2009)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law
  • B.A., Communications, Boston College, cum laude