Hillary A. Jury represents clients in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including buyers and sellers of office buildings, health care facilities, multifamily housing developments, shopping centers, and mixed-use properties throughout the U.S.  She also represents lenders and borrowers in complex commercial financing transactions. Hillary is actively engaged in representing lenders and borrowers in multi-million-dollar loan restructurings, including the negotiation of joint venture agreements and forbearance agreements and the negotiation and coordination of deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transactions.

In part, Hillary concentrates her practice in assisting owners and borrowers with the acquisition, disposition, and financing of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout the U.S., including obtaining mortgage financing insured through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She works with owners and operators of individual facilities and medium and large portfolios to assist with and coordinate the HUD financing process from the initial structuring phase to closing each transaction in order to help clients navigate the HUD process as effectively and efficiently as possible.  Hillary has widespread experience with a variety of loan structures, including drafting and negotiating HUD-compliant master leases, integration of accounts receivables financing, and structuring of subordinate debt.

Hillary became associated with Wilk Auslander in 2007 and joined the firm’s partnership in January 2012. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association Real Property Law Section and a volunteer with New York Cares. Previously, Hillary worked as an assistant director of real estate development for one of the largest community development organizations in the country, developing and financing affordable multifamily housing, charter schools, and healthcare facilities.

  • Represented a borrower in a $154 million HUD-insured refinancing of a skilled nursing facility portfolio in Florida in the largest HUD-financed nursing home transaction since the adoption of HUD’s Lean Program.
  • Represented a real estate developer in purchasing the debt on a distressed hotel in New Jersey and the subsequent acquisition of the hotel property by deed-in-lieu of foreclosure and negotiation of a joint venture agreement with a preferred equity investor.
  • Represented a debt fund in making a mortgage loan and mezzanine loan to refinance a mixed-use property in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented a U.S. subsidiary of one of Japan’s integrated trading and investment business enterprises in the sales and acquisitions of commercial office buildings in major U.S. markets in excess of $500 million.
  • Represented a purchaser in the acquisition of a 276-unit multifamily housing development in Queens, New York and assumption of existing financing.
  • Represented various owners with the acquisition and financing of shopping centers in the New York metropolitan area, including the review and negotiation of ground leases, acquisition of development rights, and construction to permanent loan financing.

Overview

Hillary A. Jury represents clients in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including buyers and sellers of office buildings, health care facilities, multifamily housing developments, shopping centers, and mixed-use properties throughout the U.S.  She also represents lenders and borrowers in complex commercial financing transactions. Hillary is actively engaged in representing lenders and borrowers in multi-million-dollar loan restructurings, including the negotiation of joint venture agreements and forbearance agreements and the negotiation and coordination of deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transactions.

In part, Hillary concentrates her practice in assisting owners and borrowers with the acquisition, disposition, and financing of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout the U.S., including obtaining mortgage financing insured through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She works with owners and operators of individual facilities and medium and large portfolios to assist with and coordinate the HUD financing process from the initial structuring phase to closing each transaction in order to help clients navigate the HUD process as effectively and efficiently as possible.  Hillary has widespread experience with a variety of loan structures, including drafting and negotiating HUD-compliant master leases, integration of accounts receivables financing, and structuring of subordinate debt.

Hillary became associated with Wilk Auslander in 2007 and joined the firm’s partnership in January 2012. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association Real Property Law Section and a volunteer with New York Cares. Previously, Hillary worked as an assistant director of real estate development for one of the largest community development organizations in the country, developing and financing affordable multifamily housing, charter schools, and healthcare facilities.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a borrower in a $154 million HUD-insured refinancing of a skilled nursing facility portfolio in Florida in the largest HUD-financed nursing home transaction since the adoption of HUD’s Lean Program.
  • Represented a real estate developer in purchasing the debt on a distressed hotel in New Jersey and the subsequent acquisition of the hotel property by deed-in-lieu of foreclosure and negotiation of a joint venture agreement with a preferred equity investor.
  • Represented a debt fund in making a mortgage loan and mezzanine loan to refinance a mixed-use property in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented a U.S. subsidiary of one of Japan’s integrated trading and investment business enterprises in the sales and acquisitions of commercial office buildings in major U.S. markets in excess of $500 million.
  • Represented a purchaser in the acquisition of a 276-unit multifamily housing development in Queens, New York and assumption of existing financing.
  • Represented various owners with the acquisition and financing of shopping centers in the New York metropolitan area, including the review and negotiation of ground leases, acquisition of development rights, and construction to permanent loan financing.