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Jerrold M. Peven Member

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1980

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court


Northwestern University, J.D.

Washington University, B.S.

Jerry Peven is the co-team leader of the Firm’s Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Special Servicer Group. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, loan workouts, restructurings and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure transactions throughout the United States. He represents real estate owners and operators, banks and other financial institutions on a local and national basis. He has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of apartment projects, shopping centers, industrial properties and office buildings. During his career, Mr. Peven has represented Equity Residential (one of the largest residential REITs in the U.S.); JVM Realty Corporation; Freestone Realty Advisors; CW Capital; RBS Citizens National Association; Advantage National Bank; JPMorgan Chase, N.A.; and Mooring Financial Corporation.

  • Recognized in Illinois Super Lawyers® for Real Estate, 2011-Present
  • Recognized in Law & Politics as an Illinois Super Lawyer for Real Estate, 2005-2010
  • Named an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the area of Real Estate: Commercial and Real Estate: Finance by the Leading Lawyers Network, 2004-2017. Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • Recipient of an AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell