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Mary Willis White represents owners, operators, and investors on a wide variety of complex and high profile real estate transactions in the New York market and across the country, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings, and leasing of office, hotel, retail, multifamily, and mixed-use properties. Mary Willis also represents borrowers in mortgage and mezzanine financings, including balance sheet and securitized loans. Clients rely on Mary Willis to provide pragmatic advice and guidance at each step of a transaction. As trusted counsel to long-standing clients, Mary Willis partners with them across the life cycle of a property – from purchase, to lease, to sale, to the next investment.

“Real estate is personal; the focus may be on properties and development, but it’s still really about people – investors, developers, and tenants alike. I like seeing what excites my clients, how we can help them implement their vision for a property.”

Mary Willis is an Adjunct Professor at Brooklyn Law School, where she is currently teaching a Real Estate Transactions seminar.

In addition to her real estate practice, Mary Willis is the co-founder of Heiress Productions, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raising cancer awareness and funds through professional theatre and film. She also sits on the Board of Directors of Catskill Mountain Shakespeare, a non-profit focused on providing accessible theatre to residents and visitors of the Catskills.