About Kristian J.F. Bornemann

Institutional lenders and borrowers rely on Kristian Bornemann when they need to negotiate and close complicated real estate financing transactions. Kris offers his clients a unique perspective, having had extensive experience representing each of the participants in the "life of a loan." Kris understands his clients' concerns and helps them identify and understand potential issues before they become problems. With significant experience in structured real estate finance, Kris has a deep understanding of the CMBS market and helps his clients successfully navigate issues particular to securitized loans.

Understanding real estate financing from all sides of the deal

Kris represents investment and commercial banks, life insurance companies, investment managers and mortgage bankers in all aspects of commercial mortgage lending and servicing matters, including new loan origination and ongoing asset management. Kris also works with sophisticated borrowers to secure financing for their transactions. For loans that are securitized, Kris represents primary and master servicers and asset managers in connection with their administration of such loans.

Earlier in his career working within a CMBS master servicer, Kris acquired servicing portfolios, negotiated pooling and servicing agreements, and worked with asset managers to resolve loan-level issues.

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Practice Focus

  • Commercial real estate financing
  • Property and loan-level issues, including assumptions, transfers, modifications, consents, forbearance, workouts and cash management
  • Purchase and sale of properties, loans and loan portfolios