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Gregory M. Carpenter

Gregory M. Carpenter

Partner| Orange County


Greg Carpenter's practice is concentrated in finance. He has extensive experience representing national and regional financial institutions in structuring, negotiating, and documenting secured and unsecured transactions throughout the country ranging in size from $1 million to several hundred million dollars. Greg's practice focuses on asset-based and real estate financing transactions, including acquisition and development loans, construction loans, bridge loans, mezzanine loans, participating/contingent interest loans, multi-property revolving credit facilities, tenant-in-common credit facilities, working capital lines of credit, equipment lines of credit, syndications, participations, and other intercreditor transactions. Greg also regularly assists lenders in restructuring distressed loans, workouts, foreclosures, and other related matters.

Greg's experience includes financing a wide variety of real estate assets, including residential developments, affordable housing and redevelopment projects, residential and commercial condominium projects, office and industrial buildings, retail centers, golf courses, sports facilities and hotels.

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  • Representation of agent bank on multi-state $275,000,000 syndicated borrowing base loan to developer for acquisition and construction of urban housing projects
  • Representation of agent bank on multi-state $250,000,000 syndicated borrowing base loan to developer for acquisition and construction of housing projects
  • Representation of agent bank on multi-state $150,000,000 syndicated loan to asset manager for the acquisition of office buildings
  • Representation of national bank on $100,000,000 loan to developer for acquisition and construction of housing projects
  • Representation of national bank on $27,000,000 loan to developer for construction of mixed-use project
  • Representation of national bank on $16,000,000 loan to developer for construction of a for-sale office condominium building
  • Representation of national bank on $11,000,000 loan to developer for construction of retail center
  • Representation of mezzanine lender on $7,000,000 loan to developer for repositioning of multi-family project
  • Representation of lead lender on work-out and foreclosure of loan secured by undeveloped land
  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 1998)
  • Northeast Louisiana University (B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1994)
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • California State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Southern California Super Lawyers®, Real Estate - Rising Stars Edition (2006-2008)
  • Troutman Sanders LLP, Associate, Tysons Corner, Virginia
  • Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, LLP, Associate, New Orleans, Louisiana