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Romer Debbas Welcomes Pagan as Partner

Carmen I. Pagan

Carmen I. Pagan, Esq. has joined Romer Debbas LLP, a specialist in real estate law and general practice, as a partner and head of the agency lending practice.

A tenured attorney most recently of counsel at Blank Rome LLP, Pagan has represented a wide range of clients including construction lenders, seller/servicers,and other financial institutions in all aspects of commercial lending. She specializes in helping her clients navigate complex commercial lending matters including conventional loans, senior housing and student housing originated through Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer and Capital Markets Execution programs, and Fannie Mae DUS program.

Her experience includes portfolio and cross-collateralization loans on the national level and other loans involving industrial development agencies, local municipalities and state housing finance agencies, ground and master leases, IRS Section 1031 like-kind exchanges, historic tax credits, manufactured home communities, affordable housing/subsidized complex structures, real estate investment trusts and other various types of funds.

Most recently, Pagan was named “Outstanding Woman in Law” by her alma mater, Hofstra University School of Law. A magna cum laude graduate of University of Puerto Rico, Pagan is admitted to practice law in New York, Connecticut, and the Supreme Court of the United States. She has also qualified for a waiver to practice law in the District of Columbia.