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Jack Parrino


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Jack Parrino represents clients engaging in real estate and construction matters by stepping into the deal from his client's perspective to offer trusted, practical advice in a fast-paced environment.

Whether it's a sale or acquisition, financing, leasing, or other real estate matter, Jack enjoys setting up the formula to achieve his clients' project goals through the transactional process, from beginning to end.

Jack's experience includes:

• Representing landlords and tenants in lease drafting and negotiations for retail, commercial, industrial and office space

• Representing and advising clients on all issues relating to the disposition, acquisition, financing, and development of real estate, including zoning relief and other entitlements

• Representing developers, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in mechanics' lien and bond claim matters and construction contract disputes

• Representing purchasers of hotels in various transactions nationally, including acquisitions, divestitures, franchise agreements, and management agreements

• Representing various lenders on portfolio of properties; sale of REO and licensing issues

Real Estate Transactions

Represented local real estate investment and development company in various IRC 1031 exchange transactions, including replacement property acquisitions of various investment properties throughout the Midwest.

Represented one of the largest privately held companies in the United States in national real estate transactions and national acquisitions and dispositions of its subsidiaries.

Represented major industrial/manufacturing company in various sales, subdivisions, and leasebacks of several facilities across the United States.

Represented national retailer in the negotiation of leases for various first class shopping centers throughout the United States.

Represented a fresh, casual restaurant chain in its leases nationwide.

Represented the seller in the sale of a large suburban shopping center consisting of a substantial number of national and local retail tenants.

Construction, Zoning, and Licensing Matters

Represented major national construction contractors and material suppliers in various mechanics' lien and bond claim disputes.

Represented local real estate developer in connection with certain entitlements necessary for the operation and use of its various properties, including obtaining appropriate zoning relief and necessary licenses.

Thompson Coburn Publications

The hidden exposure of tenant estoppels and SNDAs

Construction due diligence: Sooner is always better than later

Sale/leaseback transactions moving full steam ahead


"Construction due diligence: Sooner is always better than later";
Thompson Coburn Publications, April 2016


"There Is No Such Thing As a Form Lease";
Thompson Coburn Client Seminar, April 2014

"Taking Title and Choice of Entity: Considerations As to How You Want to Own the Property";
FagelHaber Seminar

"Third Party Rights Overview" and "Settlement Strategies and Alternatives";
National Cement Credit Association Conference, October 2009