Commercial real estate professionals depend on Bryan Catalano to guide them through the legal channels of their complex transactions. A versatile real estate attorney with deep transactional experience, Bryan uses efficient and effective solutions to shepherd deals from letter of intent to successful closing. From complex buyer and seller limited liability companies and corporations to trusts and estates, Bryan oversees transactions involving all types of entities and is sensitive to the many issues that can arise at the intersection of business and real estate law.

Both locally and nationally, Bryan concentrates his practice on a variety of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions for institutional property owners, entrepreneurial investors and developers in all aspects of acquisition, financing (including CMBS and mezzanine structures), development and leasing. He represents and advises clients regarding various types of commercial real property, including commercial, mixed-use, office buildings, retail/shopping centers, hotels and resorts and the development of mixed-use large-scale/multi-unit apartment and condominium projects.

Bryan has extensive experience navigating entity governance documentation, drafting all forms of settlement documents, utilizing powers of attorney/delegations of authority and managing overseas closings. He is also well-versed in transactions involving federal and state tax withholdings, including the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act.

Prior to joining Shulman Rogers, Bryan was an associate at a real estate firm and a business law firm, both located in Bethesda, Maryland. While in law school, he served as a student board member for a nonprofit that provides legal aid to low-income, at-risk minority communities in Baltimore, and was a summer associate at a healthcare nonprofit in Maryland and in the Office of General Counsel for the D.C. attorney general.

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