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Jeffrey M. Citron


Jeffrey M. Citron is a partner in the firm's Toronto office. He is a member of both the Real Estate Group and the Banking and Financial Services Group and has built a formidable practice and reputation representing developers, builders, land and building owners and lenders in complex real estate projects including residential, subdivision, condominium and various mixed-use real estate projects.

His areas of expertise encompass commercial real estate and the development of residential subdivision lands for which he represents builders and developers in many of their projects and joint venture relationships. He has extensive experience in structuring and implementing co-ownerships, joint ventures and limited partnership structures for the acquisition and development of residential development projects consisting of high-rise and low-rise projects.

In addition, Jeffrey has extensive experience in secured financings, including both real property and personal property, as well as in the acquisition, disposition and financing of real estate, and is involved in several syndicated loan transactions. He acts for several commercial lenders in Canada and the U.S. who lend money on various commercial, mixed-use and specialty type assets and continues to regularly advise major Canadian institutions on syndicated, club and bilateral debt financings including construction loans for residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Jeffrey has been acting for Canada’s largest bank since 1995 serving most of Ontario’s top land developers and builders. He also represents life insurance companies, institutions and private lenders in various commercial loan transactions.

Jeffrey was named one of Canada’s leading practitioners in Real Estate Law by Lexpert® and in the 2011 to 2019 editions of Best Lawyers in Canada.

Bar admissionsOntario, 1988
  • English
  • LL.B., University of Ottawa, 1986
  • B.A. (Honours), York University, 1983


  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Sports Law), 2008-2012 (Real Estate Law), 2012-2024
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Property Development), 2015-2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Distinguished® Peer Review Rated

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member, Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Greater Toronto Homebuilders Association
  • Member, The Law Society of Ontario