Christopher M. Matgouranis

Associate

Cleveland
T +1 216.861.7258
F +1 216.696.0740

Overview

Chris Matgouranis represents clients in all aspects of real estate matters including leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and financing. He has significant experience with distressed real estate assets and bankruptcy, as well as the real estate aspects of business acquisitions and dispositions. 

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  • Member of a team of associates in an $854 million 45-property portfolio acquisition and financing involving properties across the country and multiple secured loans. Completed due diligence and drafted transfer documents.  
  • Member of the team that represented a public REIT in a $2.5 billion sale. 
  • Lead real estate associate in the acquisition of multiple granite quarrying businesses in the U.S. and Canada. Responsible for all transfer documents and the financing of the acquisitions. 
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Experience

  • Member of a team of associates in an $854 million 45-property portfolio acquisition and financing involving properties across the country and multiple secured loans. Completed due diligence and drafted transfer documents.  
  • Member of the team that represented a public REIT in a $2.5 billion sale. 
  • Lead real estate associate in the acquisition of multiple granite quarrying businesses in the U.S. and Canada. Responsible for all transfer documents and the financing of the acquisitions. 
  • Represented a Midwestern Community Development Entity in dozens of loans to Midwest nonprofits.
  • Helped shepherd the largest private coal company in the world through Chapter 11 bankruptcy and helped manage real estate assets valued in the billions of dollars.
  • Represented a private equity company in many of its portfolio companies’ leasing efforts. 
  • Represented a local hospital in the acquisition and redevelopment of land in Northeast Ohio. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Represented a public charter school in Cleveland in the acquisition and leasing of educational facilities.
  • Assisted in the acquisition of several buildings for EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute. 

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 2014, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Ohio State Law Journal
  • B.A., Ohio University, 2011, summa cum laude