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Loeb Expands In Chicago With Leading Real Estate Lawyer Peter Bergan

Loeb & Loeb is pleased to announce the arrival of Peter Bergan as a partner in the Real Estate department in the firm’s Chicago office. Bergan brings more than a decade of experience advising on a wide-range of real estate transactions, including joint ventures, investments, financings, and acquisitions and dispositions.

“Peter is a leader in his field, and his experience advising on all types of complex commercial, industrial, mining, retail, hospitality, data center/digital infrastructure, and multifamily and single-family real estate transactions across multiple jurisdictions will be a tremendous asset to our firm and to our clients,” said Raymond A. Sanseverino, chair of Loeb’s Real Estate department. “Peter’s arrival in our Chicago office also strengthens our national real estate platform and enables us to serve an even wider range of clients across the country.”

Bergan’s most recent work includes several transactions with SITE Centers, including the spin-off of a portfolio of 50 shopping centers into a new publicly traded REIT named Retail Value Inc.; Brookfield's $854.4 million acquisition of a portfolio of office and industrial sites throughout the United States; Blackstone's $1.3 billion sale of office buildings in Boston, Massachusetts, and additional representation of Blackstone in connection with several hotel transactions, most recently with the sale of a 757-room full service hotel in Philadelphia; and Digital Bridge's acquisition of Vantage Data Centers. 

“Peter is known as a trusted advisor as he guides clients through some of the most complex real estate transactions,” said Douglas Masters, managing partner of the firm’s Chicago office. “His skillset further expands our capabilities in this important area and we are excited to have Peter join us.”

Bergan’s client roster also includes ConAgra Brands, Equity Office Properties, Invitation Homes, LivCor, MVP REIT, The NRP Group, Peabody Energy, ShopCore Properties, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, and The Timken Company.

“Loeb & Loeb is an impressive firm with a distinguished reputation in the real estate market,” said Bergan. “I am eager to join such a preeminent team.”

Bergan joins Loeb & Loeb from Jones Day where he was a partner. Bergan earned a B.A. from The Ohio State University and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago.