Drew Karlberg

New Jersey

Drew Karlberg is part of Ballard Spahr's Real Estate Finance Team and a transactional finance lawyer who handles a wide range of real estate and commercial finance matters. He serves institutional lenders across the country and internationally, handling transactions involving virtually every type of real estate asset. He is experienced in all facets of real estate lending, advising on participation issues, drafting and negotiating documents for loans originated to be held on the balance sheet or to be syndicated (ranging from small facilities with several lenders to large facilities with dozens of lenders).

In addition, Drew has experience handling landlord/tenant disputes, residential mortgage foreclosures and modifications and consumer financial services litigation.


Representative Matters

New Loan Transactions

  • $350 million syndicated construction loan for an apartment building in California
  • $300 million syndicated term loan for a portfolio of commercial properties across the United States
  • $175 million syndicated term loan for a portfolio of industrial properties across the United States

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Essex County Bar Association



Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D. 2016)

Northern Illinois University (M.A. 2010)

Calvin College (B.A. 2008)


New Jersey