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Jim Kennedy

Mr. Kennedy has more than 14 years of experience providing complex corporate and real estate finance, securitization, financial services, mortgage banking and commercial real estate transactions. As Deputy General Counsel for Corvias Group, Mr. Kennedy provides legal support to both Corvias Campus Living and Corvias Solutions on business development, deal structuring, transactions and operations. With an in-depth knowledge of federal, state, municipal, and local regulations, Mr. Kennedy advises on all legal matters.

Mr. Kennedy has represented clients involved in various student housing projects and in various public-private partnerships, including all three branches of the United States military. Mr. Kennedy has personally supervised an interdisciplinary team of attorneys, investment bankers, and consultants in connection with the acquisition, development and financing of numerous student housing projects, as well as the privatization and subsequent redevelopment, management, construction, and renovation of military family housing facilities at various military installations throughout the continental United States. Mr. Kennedy personally supervised the negotiation and closing of many sophisticated acquisitions, sales, joint ventures, mergers, and financing transactions for a real estate company that owns and operates a large portfolio of real estate investments, particularly multifamily residential apartments and student housing, as well as a mortgage bank and a private equity group with diversified holdings.