Sherin and Lodgen attorney Theresa M. Santoro appointed Co-Chair of REBA’s Estate Planning, Trusts and Estate Administration Section

December 4, 2023

Sherin and Lodgen is pleased to announce that attorney Theresa M. Santoro was appointed to the Real Estate Bar Association’s (REBA) Board, serving as Co-Chair of the Estate Planning, Trusts and Estate Administration Section. As Co-Chair, her role is to keep abreast of matters pertaining to practice issues, new laws and best practices as well as any planning-related topics relevant to estate planning. Theresa’s term began in October.

Of Counsel in Sherin and Lodgen’s Real Estate Department, Theresa’s practice includes representing lenders in complex financing transactions involving community development, affordable housing, and renewable energy. These transactions often include Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), historic tax credits, and renewal energy credits, both federal and state. Theresa advises developers, investors, lenders, retailers, landlords and tenants on commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financing. Her experience includes entity formation, real estate and business acquisitions, dispositions, and financing, as well as transactional commercial real estate, due diligence, and risk assessment involving a variety of multifaceted legal and title problems. She represents clients in the development of businesses, restaurants, retail spaces, multifamily buildings, office and industrial buildings, warehouses, business parks, and raw land.

REBA is a non-profit organization that aims to advance the practice of real estate law by creating and sponsoring professional standards, actively participating in the legislative process, creating educational programs and materials, and demonstrating and promoting fair dealing and good fellowship among members of the real estate bar. REBA’s Practice Area Sections work to further the practice of real estate law in that particular field and help determine the direction and ultimate mission of the Association.  Each Section, which is co-chaired by experts in that related subject, holds regular webcast programs with guest speakers. These presentations are recorded and posted to the video section of REBA’s web site,