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Peters, Michael J. Associate

Peters, Michael J. Associate

Practice Focus

Michael Peters is an associate at Tressler LLP with a wide range of real estate experience.  His practice includes representing banks, financial institutions and borrowers in a broad scope of real estate loans including construction loans, subordinated debt, and mezzanine financing. Further, Michael has financed real estate transactions by representing local governments in issuing grants, economic incentive agreements and tax increment financing for developments. Finally, he is heavily experienced in drafting and negotiating purchase contracts and leases for industrial, office and retail projects.

In addition to real estate work, Michael has extensive experience in corporate work including the buying and selling of businesses, negotiating and drafting leases and non-compete agreements and establishing limited liability companies.    

Michael is amply experienced in handling real estate and finance matters on behalf of municipalities and school districts including zoning issues, real estate tax-exemptions and preparing construction documents.  Moreover, Michael is also highly experienced in establishing TIF district, economic incentive agreements and various other municipal financing vehicles.     

Professional Background

Prior to Tressler, Michael was an associate for Field and Goldberg. Prior to joining private practice, he served as assistant corporation counsel for the City of Chicago, working on land use agreements and low-income housing financing. While attending law school at Washington University in St. Louis, he served as a Staff Editor for the Washington University Jurisprudence Review.