Anna A. Mahaney

Partner

mahaneya@ballardspahr.com
Tel 410.528.5855
Fax 410.528.5650
Baltimore

Anna A. Mahaney practices general real estate law with an emphasis on representing mortgage lenders in commercial real estate financing transactions, including construction, acquisition, refinancing, bridge loans, and permanent financing, particularly multifamily, affordable housing, and seniors housing loans. Anna also represents real estate owners and developers in real estate finance transactions.

Representative Matters

  • Represented mortgage lenders in the assumption by a publicly traded REIT of $837 million in existing mortgage debt in connection with the REIT’s acquisition of a privately held seniors housing operator. The transaction involved 118 senior living communities across the country and more than 120 commercial mortgage loans.
  • Represented a financial adviser in arranging financing for the construction and long-term operation of a 1.5 million-square-foot manufacturing and research facility, totaling $687 million
  • Represented a mortgage lender in connection with acquisition financing for a portfolio of 16 senior housing facilities in Wisconsin
  • Represented both the construction lender and the permanent lender in connection with the development and financing of a low income housing project for seniors in Santa Fe, New Mexico, utilizing low-income housing tax credits and tax-exempt bond financing
  • Represented an institutional lender in connection with structured lease-backed debt financing to fund the development of a medical office building and parking garage in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • Represented a real estate developer and parking garage operator in connection with the financing of a parking garage in Baltimore
  • Represented a major real estate owner and developer in connection with its investment in and the development of a major multifamily development (that includes a parking and retail component) in Baltimore

Pro Bono Experience

Anna represented a local nonprofit developer in the rehabilitation and financing of an affordable rental housing development in Baltimore City dedicated, in part, to providing housing for recovering addicts. The rehabilitation was financed through a combination of resources that included low-income housing tax credits, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Rental Housing Production program funds, City of Baltimore HOME funds, a construction loan, and a grant by the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust. Anna also represented a faith-based nonprofit corporation in connection with its acquisition of property for a homeless shelter for women and children.

Judicial Internships

Hon. Charles B. Day, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Professional Activities

American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Fellow

American Bar Association, Chair – Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section's Mortgage Lending Committee

Maryland State Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, "Standard Loan Document Provisions: Tips For Finance Lawyers," Lorman Education Services, ABA RPTE Spring Symposia, Orlando, May 10, 2018 

"Negotiating Commercial Loan Documents – How to Get What You Really Want," Building Blocks of Commercial Real Estate webinar, American Bar Association, March 8, 2017

"Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Loan Originations in the New World Order," ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Spring Symposium, May 2013

"Workout or Enforcement–How Does One Decide," RMA Commercial Real Estate Forum, October 2008

"Commercial and Real Estate Loan Documents in Maryland: More than Just Paper," Lorman Seminar, February 2008

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Legal 500 US, real estate and construction - real estate, 2016

Recognized as one of Maryland's "Leading Women" by The Daily Record, 2017

Community Activities

Community Law in Action Mentoring Program

Board Memberships

Vice President, Board of Directors, V-LINC, a nonprofit corporation creating technological solutions to improve the independence and quality of life for individuals with disabilities

University of Maryland School of Law (J.D. 2004, with honors)
Associate Editor, Margins, Law Journal on Race, Religion, Gender and Class; Student lawyer, Economic, Housing and Community Development Clinic

James Madison University (B.B.A. 2001, magna cum laude)

Maryland