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Jeffrey R. Murphy

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Phone (410) 332-8568

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Phone (646) 632-5026

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Jeffrey Murphy, a principal with Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A., is a member of the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Group.  He is actively engaged in various aspects of commercial real estate law and deals with diverse asset classes throughout the country.  Jeff represents purchasers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions, lenders and borrowers in senior, subordinate and mezzanine financings, sponsors and investors in joint ventures, and landlords and tenants in commercial leases.  He advises clients on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including due diligence, structuring, negotiation and documentation.

Jeff received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his A.B. in history from  Dartmouth College.  During law school, he was a contributing editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law and chair of the Real Estate Law Society.  He worked for the U.S. government between college and law school.

Education
  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D.)
  • Dartmouth College (A.B., History, Cum Laude)
Bar Admissions
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Secretary
Professional Organizations
  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Professional Background

Jeff previously was a partner in the Bethesda, Maryland office of a boutique real estate law firm and, before that, an associate in the New York office of an international law firm.

Legal Publications

Caveat Emptor:  Top Court Highlights Importance of Understanding Indemnity Clauses, The Daily Record (August 31, 2017)

COVID-19 and Force Majeure Provisions, The Daily Record (March 31, 2020)

Representative Experience
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of apartment building in Brooklyn, New York for $35 million
  • Represented developer in joint venture with landowner to develop multifamily project in New Brunswick, NJ
  • Represented seller in disposition of manufacturing facility, and retention of cell tower rights, in Washington County, Maryland for $45 million
  • Represented landlord in retail lease in Manhattan, New York
  • Represented sponsor in syndication of $25 million investment in office building in New York, New York
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition of membership interests in owner of multifamily property in Tulsa, Oklahoma for $27 million
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of 40-unit condominium in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition of multifamily property in St. Charles, Missouri for $18.5 million
  • Represented sponsor in acquisition of 199-key Wyndham-branded hotel in Absecon, New Jersey
  • Represented investor in sale of purchase contract for multifamily property in Union City, Georgia for $49 million
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of student-housing project in Albuquerque, New Mexico for $31 million
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of 70-acre university campus in North East, Pennsylvania
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of apartment building in New York, New York for $24.5 million
  • Represented seller in portfolio disposition of 217 single-family houses in Baltimore City, Maryland for $35 million
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of apartment building in New York, New York for $15 million
  • Represented investor in sale of purchase contract for development site in Middletown, Delaware for $42 million
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of 83-key Wyndham-branded hotel in Kissimmee, Florida
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of master-leased apartment building in New York, New York for $21.5 million
  • Represented investor in acquisition of $30 million sub-participation interest in mezzanine loan indirectly secured by mixed-use building in New York, NY
  • Represented landlord in whole building lease in Queens, New York
  • Represented seller in disposition of California and Texas office portfolio for $212 million
  • Represented sponsor in $164.5 million preferred equity investment in ownership of leasehold in New York, NY
  • Represented seller in disposition of membership interests in owner of multifamily property in Prince George’s County for $117 million
  • Represented landlord in leasing of 910,000 square foot warehouse facility in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of 175-acre athletic complex in Geneva, Ohio
  • Represented lead lender in origination and subsequent participation of $14 million pre-development loan and $72 million construction loan for 1,189-unit multifamily project in Germantown, Maryland
  • Represented seller in portfolio disposition of eleven multifamily properties in Charles County, Maryland for $302 million
  • Represented seller in portfolio disposition of four multifamily properties in Nashville, Tennessee for $144 million
  • Represented lender in origination of $62.5 million construction loan for 86-key boutique hotel in Washington, DC
  • Represented developer in public-private partnership to construct public parking garage and related improvements in White Flint, Maryland
  • Represented seller in portfolio disposition of seven multifamily properties in Prince George’s County, Maryland for $328 million
  • Represented seller in disposition of partnership interests in owner of apartment building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for $112 million
  • Represented lead lender in origination and subsequent participation of $89 million construction loan for 11 garden-style apartment buildings in Dulles Town Center, Virginia
  • Represented purchaser in portfolio acquisition of six multifamily properties in Maryland and Virginia for $244.5 million
  • Represented developer in public-private partnership to construct public office building and two private multifamily projects in Silver Spring, Maryland