Dan is Of Counsel to the firm and represents buyers, sellers, investors, developers and lenders in the acquisition, financing, development, leasing and disposition of real estate across every asset class. Dan has substantial expertise representing local and regional bank and non-bank lenders in financing transactions in loan size from under $1MM up to $50MM, including residential and commercial mortgage loans, construction loans, business term loans and lines of credit, asset-based loans, and SBA Express, 7(a) and 504 loans.
Dan represents property owners, developers, and businesses in all aspects of zoning and land use permitting, including site plan review, subdivision approval, variances, special permits, and findings, as well as wetlands and waterways matters. Dan has substantial expertise representing developers in the creation and sellout of residential, commercial, and mixed-use condominiums, including conversions and new construction. Dan also represents lessors, lessees, and lenders in commercial lease transactions involving office buildings, retail centers, and hospitality, sporting and industrial facilities. Dan has particular expertise structuring and insuring title with respect to ground lease, subterranean, air-rights, and waterways transactions.
Additionally, Dan counsels real estate and business clients in the formation and ongoing operation of entities including trusts, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Dan also represents buyers, sellers and lenders in the acquisition, sale, and financing of a wide range of closely-held businesses, including retail, hospitality, professional services, and the trades. Dan has particular expertise in representing entities and individual stakeholders in multi-generational, family-owned businesses.
Dan is an agent for Commonwealth land Title Insurance Company and served as Massachusetts State Counsel to First American Title Insurance Company. Throughout his career Dan has overseen the issuance of well over ten thousand residential and commercial title insurance policies ranging in coverage from $100,000 to $500,000,000.
- ▪ Dartmouth College, Bachelor’s Degree with Honors (1985)
- ▪ Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor Cum Laude (1988)
- ▪ Real Estate Bar Association
- ▪ GBREB Real Estate Finance Association
- ▪ Beverly National Bank (Past Board Member)
- ▪ Danvers Savings Bank (Past Corporator)
- ▪ Massachusetts Bar
- ▪ Maine Bar
Dan enjoys skiing and sailing and is a twenty-five year member of the Corinthian Yacht Club. He is the proud father of three adult children.