Marzio Longo

Partner

Marzio Longo has more than 25 years of experience advising clients on real estate transactions. Marzio takes a hands-on role in the negotiation and drafting phases of transactions to help clients pursue their legal and business goals. His work focuses on complex cross-border and domestic real estate deals involving the acquisition, disposal, and leasing of large scale retail, office, hospitality, and logistic portfolios.

Marzio has advised fund management companies and investors on several real estate funds-related transactions and acted for major investment and corporate clients on the development of real estate projects.

Concentrations

  • Cross-border real estate transactions
  • Real estate funds
  • Forward-funding structures
  • Turn-key construction contracts
  • Leasing

Capabilities

Experience

Acted for:

  • a sovereign wealth fund on the acquisition, through a real estate fund structure, of an office tower located in central Milan
  • a U.S. private equity house on the launching of a public takeover on an Italian listed alternative investment fund owning a portfolio of various commercial assets located in Italy
  • a U.S. private equity house investor on the acquisition, through a real estate fund structure, of a portfolio of multiplex cinema assets
  • an international asset management company controlled by a sovereign wealth fund and by a major banking institution on the acquisition, through a real estate fund structure, of a shopping centre under development in Rome
  • a U.S. private equity house on the acquisitions, through a real estate fund structure, of various portfolios of logistic assets located in Italy
  • a U.S. private equity house on the acquisition, through a real estate fund structure, of a real estate portfolio comprising 27 mixed use asssets
  • a German fund manager on the acquisition of a hotels portfolio located in Italy
  • a U.K. private equity house on the acquisition, through a real estate fund structure, of a shopping centre located in Italy
  • a German fund manager on the acquisition of two shopping centres located in Italy
  • a U.S. private equity house on the acquisition of two high street retail trophy assets located in Italy
  • a U.S. private equity house on the acquisition of two major residential assets intended for redevelopment located in Italy
  • a major hotel operator on the acquisition and development of their first hotel in Italy
  • a leading Italian fund manager on the acquisition of three governmental properties located in Rome
  • a Dutch insurer on the acquisition of two high street retail trophy assets located in Italy
  • a major international developer on the acquisition, development and disposal of three shopping centres located in Italy
  • a German fund manager on the acquisition of a major shopping centre located in Italy
  • a U.S. private equity house and a major US investor on the acquisition of a pan-European portfolio of logistic assets
  • various international banking institution on the leasing of their headquarters in Italy.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Longo prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Chambers Guide Europe,
    • Selected, Star Individual, Real Estate – Italy, 2019
    • Selected, Star Individual, Real Estate – Italy, 2018
    • Selected, Star Individual, Real Estate – Italy, 2017
  • Listed, Legal 500,
    • Selected, Leading Individual, Real Estate – Italy, 2019
    • Selected, Hall of Fame, Real Estate – Italy, 2018
    • Selected, Leading Individual, Real Estate – Italy, 2017
  • Selected, Who’s Who Legal Italy, “Real Estate & Construction,” 2019
  • Selected, Who’s Who Legal Real Estate, 2019
  • Selected, Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders Global Elite, 2019
  • Selected, Best Lawyers, “Real Estate Law – Milan,” 2019

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., University of Trieste, Italy, 1984
Admissions
  • Italy
Languages
  • Italian, Native
  • English, Fluent