Francis has a broad-based commercial real estate practice, with significant experience in acquisitions and dispositions as well as financing and leasing matters. In his transactional practice, Francis has represented owners, investors, and developers related to the acquisition and disposition of office, mixed-use, and industrial properties. Experienced in real estate finance, he represents borrowers and lenders in construction lending and securitized conduit lending programs. Francis’ leasing experience extends to office, retail, and warehouse leases, and includes the representation of landlords, tenants, and owners of first class office buildings and retail space in Lower and Midtown Manhattan.
Francis earned his law degree from Fordham University School of Law where he was a notes and articles editor for the Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law. He studied political science at Williams College.