Ana L. Tenzer

Ana L. Tenzer


Email ana.tenzer@​

Phone +1 303 454 2425

Fax +1 303 899 7333

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Ana Tenzer is at the forefront of successfully navigating complex real estate finance transactions. She leverages her wealth of knowledge and dynamic perspective to secure strategic, timely solutions.

Deeply experienced with commercial real estate and corporate lending, Ana provides her clients with critical insight when working in competitive, fast-paced markets, offering advice on pivotal transactions and financings.

She is a trusted advisor to market-leading companies on a variety of high-profile business matters focusing on mortgage and asset portfolios, structured loan and credit facilities, and single and multi-property commercial mortgage loans. Ana also has comprehensive experience negotiating and working out senior and mezzanine loans and equity investments, including EB-5 contributions.

Throughout her career, Ana has been a key player in securing multimillion-dollar commercial fixed (or floating rate) loans backed by commercial real estate, including medical office, office, multi-family, hotels, resorts, and retail and industrial portfolios, operating locally and at a national scale.

Awards and recognitions


Real Estate Law
Best Lawyers in America


Real Estate, Recommended
Legal 500 US

Education and admissions


J.D., New York University School of Law, 1989

B.A., Barnard College, with highest honors, 1986


Board Member, Judi's House

Former Board of Directors, Children's Museum of Boulder

Colorado Women's Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


New York

Representative experience

Advised Calmwater Capital on a senior mortgage loan and a mezzanine loan to complete the construction of a future condominium project on the highline in New York City.*

Advised lender on a mortgage loan secured by a to-be-built Noble Hotel, a Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, 52 estate lots, and 22 Golf Villas in West Palm Beach, FL.*

Represented Nassau CorAmerica and its joint venture partners in structuring and creating documents and procedures for a lending platform intended for CRE CLO execution.*

Represented a lender in originating a mortgage loan secured by a to-be-built Indigo branded hotel in Coachella, CA.*

Advised Calmwater Capital 3, LLC on a floating rate loan secured by a first lien on the construction of a Dream Hotel, Tag Restaurant, and Avenue Nightclub in Hollywood, CA.*

Advised AIG Annuity Insurance Company on the senior and mezzanine financing and cross-collateralization for all phases of the Liberty Harbor Development in Jersey City, NJ.*

Represented Great Wolf Resorts in a construction loan to finance development of a 47,000 square foot hotel and 200,000 square foot indoor water park and entertainment center.*

Represented Calmwater Capital 3, LLC in a bridge loan to a borrower secured by a first lien on the Lake Business Center office building located in Chicago, IL.*

Advised FP Holdings regarding multiple deeds in lieu of foreclosure transactions related to defaults of seller-backed financing of condo units at Palms Place in Las Vegas.*

Represented Fortress Investment Group and its affiliates as lead counsel in its floating rate interim loan platform, financing all property types, intended for CLO execution.*

Advised Fortress Investment and its affiliates on a preferred equity investment in an entity owning a large Colorado shopping mall with ongoing construction components.*

Advised on a leveraged dividend recapitalization of Cross MediaWorks' existing senior and subordinated indebtedness.*

Represented Fortress Investment Group and its affiliates in purchasing approximately 15 performing and non-performing debt instruments.*

Represented Opbiz, LLC in the modification of a US$800m loan entailing the rebalancing of the cash reserves from operations for both borrower and lender use.*

Represented KSL Capital Partners in its acquisition and financing of the Marriott Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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