Jeremy T. Poryes

Associate

poryesj@ballardspahr.com
Tel 602.798.5498
Fax 602.798.5595
Phoenix

Jeremy T. Poryes represents a diverse range of clients, including Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), secured lenders, financial institutions, private equity companies, special servicers, and other businesses in real estate financing, leasing, diligence, acquisition, and disposition transactions throughout the country.

In his finance practice, Jeremy advises clients on all aspects of real estate secured loans. He prepares and negotiates deal documentation, reviews all applicable due diligence materials, and quarterbacks the transaction to ensure a smooth closing. He has significant experience in bridge and construction financing for commercial and multifamily developments. Jeremy has helped document and close more than $150 million in bridge and construction financing.

On the leasing side, Jeremy helps large and small commercial landlords and tenants prepare and negotiate leases, master leases, subleases, and modifications. He also counsels landlord and tenant clients on potential lease defaults and solutions for curing them. His landlord clients include REITs owning more than 1,000 properties nationwide, and his tenant clients range from publicly traded big box retailers to small business owners with one location.

In the area of acquisition and disposition, Jeremy handles transactions from term sheet to closing. He prepares the purchase agreement, reviews title and survey diligence, and works directly with the opposing party and title company to resolve any title issues and to close the transaction as efficiently as possible. He is experienced in a variety of commercial properties, including restaurants, retail, and office spaces. In addition to serving as lead counsel on numerous single-property acquisitions and dispositions, Jeremy has represented clients acquiring 50-site and 80-site property portfolios. Jeremy has represented clients in the acquisition or sale of more than $800 million in commercial real estate.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Named "Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney for the Month" by the Volunteer Lawyers Program, April 2017

Named one of the Top Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, April 2017

Board Membership

Cancer Support Community Arizona, Chairman of Board of Directors and Founder of Young Professionals Council

University of Arizona College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)

University of California, Davis (B.A. 2007)

Arizona

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona