Thomas F. Nealon III is Vice Chairman and Director of Legal Affairs for LNR Partners, LLC. LNR Partners, LLC is the largest special servicer in the CMBS industry. Mr. Nealon joined LNR’s predecessor in 1992. Since then Mr. Nealon has been actively involved and instrumental in helping LNR achieve its position as the leading Special Servicer in the CMBS industry. In his role as General Counsel, Mr. Nealon is involved in the day-to-day management of all legal issues related to LNR Partners’ special servicing activities. He is also actively engaged in and oversees all legal issues relating to workouts, creditor’s rights litigation and bankruptcy matters, including the retention and supervision of all outside counsel. Mr. Nealon is also an active participant in industry groups addressing significant CMBS issues.
Mr. Nealon is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law where he teaches “Securitization of Commercial Real Estate” and “Distressed Property Workouts” as part of the University’s LL.M. in Real Property Development Program. He is also a Co-Author, together with Talcott J. Franklin of “Mortgage and Asset Backed Securities Litigation Handbook” (Thomson West). Mr. Nealon is also a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). Mr. Nealon currently serves as the chair of the national board of directors of the American Liver Foundation.
Mr. Nealon is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Georgetown University Law Center and is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Florida.