Caroline has significant experience representing institutional lenders in commercial real estate finance transactions. She successfully manages and closes deals involving multifamily properties and other commercial real estate.

Caroline primarily represents lenders who originate loans for multifamily housing projects around the country, which loans are then sold to Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae. She has closed many finance transactions – including portfolio and securitized loans, credit facilities, bridge loans, and mezzanine loans – that have involved a variety of deal structures, ranging from tenancies-in-common, ground leases, and land trusts to joint ventures, preferred equity, partial and fractured condominiums, and reverse 1031 exchanges. Caroline has extensive experience preparing and negotiating loan documents, examining and analyzing title and other legal due diligence, and closing loan transactions. In addition, Caroline advises clients on deal structuring and complying with the requirements of the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae programs. She also represents national loan servicers in a variety of matters, including loan assumptions, transfers of interests, easements, condemnation, partial releases, and loan modifications.

Caroline also has a broad range of experience in other real estate matters, including representing life insurance companies and banks in financing matters involving industrial, retail, and multifamily projects, and representing commercial tenants in negotiating and preparing lease documentation.



University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D.; senior editor, University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Boston College, M.A., B.A., Communications major, French minor


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Speaking Engagements

  • Legal Issues Every Producer/Analyst Should Know When Originating a Fannie Mae Loan
    Client Training, 06.13.2023
  • Structuring Preferred Equity in Agency Loan Transactions
    Online Client Presentation, 03.09.2023



Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association

Board Memberships

  • RENEW – Real Estate Network Empowering Women, Board Member