Jarrid King joins DLA Piper's Real Estate practice in New York

DLA Piper announced today that Jarrid King has joined the firm's Real Estate practice as a partner in the New York office.

King has extensive experience in various types of real estate financing transactions involving domestic and foreign financial institutions, including investment banks, commercial banks, private equity funds and insurance companies. These transactions include the origination of fixed and floating rate loans, mezzanine loans and other financing structures intended for securitization, full or partial syndication and balance sheet. He also has experience in the acquisition, syndication and disposition of real estate financing arrangements and has counseled multiple financial institutions in the development of their lending programs. 

"Jarrid's depth of real estate and financial industry experience will be a key strategic complement to our New York and national practices, and will allow us to better meet the needs of lenders and borrowers engaged in transactions in New York and around the world," said John Sullivan, global co-chair and US chair of DLA Piper's Real Estate practice.

"Jarrid has tremendous experience in real estate finance transactions and will be a valuable addition to our New York office," said Richard Hans, managing partner of the firm's New York office. Chris Smith, co-head of the firm's New York real estate group, said: "DLA is committed to real estate finance in New York and around the world, and we are thrilled that Jarrid will become a key member of our world class real estate team."

Previously, King was responsible for the management and closing of loans ranging from US$100 million to US$2 billion made by Morgan Stanley's US commercial real estate lending platform. He received his J.D. from the George Washington School of Law and his B.A. from the State University of New York, Stony Brook.

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