Ben Herd is a Partner in the Real Estate & Banking Section in Thompson & Knight's Dallas office. Ben has represented CMBS lenders in hundreds of loan origination transactions, as well as whole loan sales, syndications, and "b-note" purchases/sales. He also represents special servicers in relation to defaulted or troubled loan workouts, maturity default resolution, collateral foreclosure, lease negotiation, and the sale of REO property. In addition, Ben also assists national and regional banks in complex commercial loan transactions, including ground leases, tenants-in-common, and acquisition and multi-tranche construction financing.
Ben’s practice also includes providing advice and counsel to developers of large commercial projects including Class A multifamily complexes, large retail shopping centers and office towers. Additionally, he has extensive experience in advising borrowers in the defeasance of permanent debt facilities.