John Bauco focuses his practice on real estate finance matters, including the representation of investment banks, insurance companies, specialty finance companies, REITs, and other financial institutional lenders in all aspects of commercial real estate mortgage, construction and mezzanine loan financing transactions. He is a member of the firm's Real Estate + Development Group.
John has represented lenders and borrowers on loans and loan commitments valued in the tens of billions of dollars for properties located throughout the United States, including numerous well-known “trophy” properties, and has closed several individual multi-billion dollar loans. John's experience includes the origination and restructuring of portfolio loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and construction mortgage loans to facilitate the acquisition, refinancing and construction of a range of real estate asset classes, including office buildings, multi-family complexes, hotels, condominiums, ground leased properties, single tenant properties and multi-state portfolios. John also advises clients on the purchase and sale of mortgage and mezzanine loans and note sales.
Before joining Robinson+Cole, John was an associate in the real estate group of a New York City-based law firm.
While in law school, John interned for The Honorable Raymond J. Dearie, of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.