Deborah Franzblau concentrates her practice in the area of commercial real estate finance, representing institutional lenders who originate loans for sale in the secondary mortgage market to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In addition, Deborah represents financial institutions involved in the credit enhancement of bonds for both market rate and affordable housing projects. Included among Deborah’s clients are various funds formed for the purpose of providing funding to both for-profit and nonprofit developers for the development, construction, and rehabilitation of affordable housing projects nationwide.
She has extensive experience working with various housing agencies, including but not limited to:
- New York State Housing Finance Agency
- New York City Housing Development Corporation
- City of New York
- Department of Housing Preservation and Development
- New York State Homes and Community Renewal
Deborah serves as co-chair of Blank Rome’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and as co-chair of BR Pride.