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Aban Siraj represents major institutional lenders in connection with a wide array of complex real estate finance transactions. He primarily focuses his practice on the origination of mortgage and mezzanine loans to finance the acquisition and development of office, retail, multifamily, hospitality, and mixed-use projects throughout the United States, including bridge, construction, and permanent financing. Aban also has experience representing clients in connection with the restructuring of distressed assets, including loan workouts, forbearance agreements, and note sales.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $127 million mortgage loan financing of a 460-unit multifamily property in Miami, Florida.
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $142 million mortgage loan financing of a leasehold interest in a 365-unit multifamily property in the Bronx, New York.
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $115 million mortgage loan financing of a 279-unit high-rise apartment complex in Miami, Florida.
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $101 million mortgage loan financing of a mixed-use (multifamily, retail, and office) property in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $36 million mortgage loan financing of a multifamily property in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, involving a master lease structure and historic tax credits.
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $329 million mortgage loan financing of a portfolio of multifamily properties in Downtown Los Angeles, California.°
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $154 million mortgage loan financing of a leasehold interest in a Class A, 566,000 sq. ft. office and retail building in Hoboken, New Jersey.°
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $107 million construction loan financing of a condominium project on the coast of Lake Tahoe.°
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $126 million mortgage loan financing of the One World Trade Center office building in Long Beach, California.°
  • Represented institutional lender in connection with the $82 million mortgage loan financing of a luxury hotel in downtown Washington, D.C.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Siraj prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2023-2024

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2012
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Denver, 2008
Admissions
  • California
  • New York