Lucosky Brookman Welcomes Mark Zafrin as Partner in the Corporate Finance & Lending Practice Group
Lucosky Brookman is happy to announce the newest addition to our team, Mark Zafrin, who joins us as a Partner in the Corporate Finance & Lending Practice Group.
Mark brings a wealth of experience and expertise in Health Care M&A and Financings, HUD financings, U.S. Federal Housing Authority (FHA) matters, general healthcare lending, alternative financings, and private fund formation. His specialized knowledge and proven track record make him a valuable asset to both Lucosky Brookman and our clients.
Mark Zafrin has a broad multi-disciplinary practice with over thirty (30) years of experience handling complex negotiated mergers and acquisitions, focusing on long-term care and other healthcare companies and investors. In addition, he counsels owners and developers of healthcare properties ranging from nursing homes to assisted living centers and clinics (including primary care clinics and free-standing renal dialysis centers), as well as acting as a personal advisor to many of those clients; Mr. Zafrin possesses in-depth knowledge of FHA and conventional mortgage financing, mezzanine and private equity financing and health care Certificate of Need applications. He has significant expertise in arranging finance for acquisitions, renovations, and construction and routinely assists with loan preparations, equity securitization transactions (such as REITs), equity funds, and partnership syndications of healthcare facilities. He regularly handles HUD-insured, conventional, and tax credit financing transactions, mezzanine loan originations, restructurings, debt securitization transactions, and real estate mortgage investment contracts. He adroitly structures transactions to maximize benefits to tax planning and financing promoters.
Mr. Zafrin has practiced for over 30 years and has represented many companies in various transactions over the years and is known for his out of the box approach to solving problems.
Mark graduated with Honors from St. Johns University with a degree in Philosophy and History and received his Juris Doctor from New York Law School with honors where he was a member of the New York Law School Law Review and a founding member of the nascent New York Law School Journal of International Law.
In his role, Mark will collaborate with our team of dedicated Lending and Corporate Finance attorneys, who are renowned for proactively guiding issuers, borrowers, lenders, banks, funds, and other stakeholders through the intricate transaction process. His addition further strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional legal services in the corporate finance and lending sphere.
Lucosky Brookman LLP looks forward to the positive impact Mark will undoubtedly bring to our team and the broader legal community. His addition underscores our ongoing commitment to expanding and enhancing our capabilities to better serve the diverse needs of our clients.