Jonathan S. Marcus is chair of the firm's Residential and
Master Planned Communities Team. His practice includes residential community and
commercial acquisitions, sales and development. Mr. Marcus currently represents
many residential real estate developers, including several of the largest in the
United States and South Florida, together with large local and national retail
companies in the negotiation and drafting of complex purchase and sale
agreements, financing documents, assorted easement and license agreements and
the closing of such transactions.
Mr. Marcus also has significant experience in real estate lending
representation that includes drafting and negotiating loan documents, closing
hundreds of commercial real estate loans representing large institutional
lenders in transactions ranging from acquisition, development, and construction
loans for residential and commercial property to mini-perm and permanent loan
transactions. He has represented lenders in a varied range of commercial real
estate projects, including what at the time was believed to be the largest real
estate loan ever made to a religious institution in Broward County.
Mr. Marcus' experience also includes drafting and negotiating major lease
agreements for retail and office use, on behalf of both landlords and
Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Marcus served a judicial
clerkship under United States Magistrate Charlene H. Sorrentino for the Southern
District of Florida.