John J. Engel

Tel 410.528.5520
Fax 410.528.5650

John J. Engel represents lenders and developers in all aspects of commercial real estate financing, acquisition, and development. John's experience includes representing lenders in connection with conventional financing, multifamily housing financing, refinancing, construction lending and structured lease-backed debt transactions. John also represents real estate owners and developers in the acquisition, financing, and disposition of commercial property and multifamily housing, and represents servicers in defeasance transactions.

Professional Activities

Delaware State Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "CRE Loan Defeasance – The Process Behind the Curtain," Maryland State Bar Association 2016 Advanced Real Property Institute, September 27, 2016

"Structuring Credit Tenant Lease Financing: Alternatives to Traditional Real Estate Debt Financing," Maryland State Bar Association 2015 Advanced Real Property Institute, October 13, 2015

University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 2008)
Executive Editor, Virginia Environmental Law Journal

Wake Forest University (B.A. 2005, summa cum laude)
Member, Phi Beta Kappa


District of Columbia