Ana is co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department. She also chairs the firm's Finance & Lending Group with an emphasis on corporate and real estate lending, representing investment banks, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, institutional investors and insurance companies, as well as borrowers with regard to senior, mezzanine, permanent and floating loans secured by real estate, corporate assets and other collateral.
Regarding mortgage and asset portfolios, structured loan and credit facilities and single and multi-property commercial mortgage loans, Ana has served as counsel to many high-profile companies, including AIG Global Investment Corp., Madison Capital Management, LLC, Fortress Investment Corp., RBS Greenwich Capital, Natixis Real Estate Capital, Credit Suisse and SunAmerica Life Insurance Company. Her work for these clients includes the making of senior and mezzanine loans, negotiating equity investments (including preferred equity returns), and securing multi-million dollar commercial fixed (or floating rate) loans secured by commercial real estate, including hotels, resorts, commercial retail and industrial portfolios, as well as residential apartment complexes located throughout the United States, intended for both the capital securitization markets and for the clients' balance sheets.
Ana, in addition to structured finance transactions, has represented clients in both the sale and purchase of A/B/C notes, participation and syndication interests in loans, mezzanine loans, and financings involving preferred equity. She has also served as counsel to large real estate borrowers, including Dividend Capital Total Realty Trust and KSL Capital Partners in connection with their $200-$600 million in acquisition financing.