Elizabeth M. Akerman | New York | Hogan Lovells

Elizabeth M. Akerman

Partner Corporate & Finance


Elizabeth M. Akerman
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Elizabeth Akerman regularly advises institutional and non-institutional owners, operators, investment managers and developers on real estate investment and development transactions with respect to real estate assets across the United States. 

Elizabeth provides comprehensive guidance throughout the full life cycle of all types of commercial real estate transactions, including the representation of such clients in the formation of joint ventures and financings, including mortgage mezzanine and construction loans, developments, acquisitions, dispositions, and restructurings. 

Elizabeth has been selected by Best Lawyers In America for inclusion on Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch In America 2022 list in the specialty of Real Estate Law.

Representative experience

A fund advisor in the negotiation of a US$600m portfolio financing comprised of mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by properties throughout New York City.*

Fund advisor in the formation of a JV for the development and negotiation of construction financing for a mixed-use property within a qualified opportunity zone in Philadelphia, PA.*

A joint venture managed by Lendlease and L&M Development Partners in obtaining construction financing from Barings for the development of a mixed-use building.*

A fund advisor in the formation of a joint venture for the development and financing of a mixed-use development within a qualified opportunity zone in College Park, MD.*

A joint venture in the negotiation of the US$138m construction financing for the development of a multifamily complex in Jersey City, NJ.*

A fund advisor in connection with the US$1.65bn sale of an office building located in Manhattan.*

A fund advisor in connection with the US$350m financing of a shopping mall located in Honolulu, HI.*

The lender in connection with a US$135m financing secured by a portfolio of ground leases in Boston, MA.*


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2012
  • B.A., University of Florida, 2009
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New York
  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Member, New York City Bar Association


Ones to Watch

New York Real Estate Journal

Ones to Watch in America

Best Lawyers