Steve has broad experience in all types of general business transactions, with special focus on sophisticated and complex municipal bond and taxable finance transactions. He has extensive experience in financing for multifamily housing, universities, hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care providers, as well as a broad range of other nonprofit organizations. He has also practiced extensively in other areas of tax-exempt and taxable finance as well as in real estate development and finance. Steve has significant experience in representing financial institutions and investment bankers, as well as associations, universities, hospitals, nursing homes, and other nonprofit organizations in finance and real estate matters. He has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, credit enhancement counsel, bank counsel, borrower’s counsel and trustee’s counsel in a wide variety of tax-exempt and taxable financings.
Steve has served as lead counsel for Georgetown University on more than $1 billion of tax-exempt and taxable financings. He has also served as lead counsel for Fannie Mae on several billion dollars of tax-exempt bond financings, including lead counsel on a $335,000,000 refinancing of 25 multifamily properties selected as of the “Deal of the Year” by The Bond Buyer. As lead counsel for Fannie Mae, Steve was instrumental in developing and shaping lending policies, programs, and documentation relating to the financing of affordable housing, in particular, programs for new construction and substantial rehabilitation. In addition, Steve serves as General Counsel to the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.