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Michael Pettingill

Michael Pettingill

Of Counsel

Of Counsel
Michael Pettingill

Michael Pettingill has broad experience in commercial real estate, asset-based and structured finance, securitization and derivatives transactions. 

Michael represents agent banks on secured and unsecured syndicated REIT credit facilities, and represents life insurance companies, real estate funds and joint ventures in commercial real estate financings, acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings and workouts. Michael also represents life insurance companies in asset-based lending transactions and CLO warehouse facilities.

  • A real estate fund in a joint venture providing mortgage financing for the acquisition and rehabilitation of a San Francisco office building.
  • U.S. Bank as administrative agent on a $1.3 billion syndicated loan secured by 16 Class A malls.
  • A Shari'a-compliant owner-operator in the construction and permanent financing of a boutique New York City hotel.
  • A real estate fund as agent for mezzanine lenders on a residential condominium unit inventory loan to a major New York developer.
  • A Shari'a-compliant real estate fund as borrower on acquisition financing for Amazon industrial facilities.
  • Silvermine Capital Management on multiple cash and synthetic CLO transactions and in its merger with Man Group PLC. 

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Career and qualifications

  • Bucknell University (B.A., Economics) 1991
  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D.) 1994
  • Admitted as Attorney-at-Law in New York 1995
  • Admitted as Attorney-at-Law in California 2001
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2023