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Gary N. Ruben


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  • Represented a healthcare lender in the first mortgage acquisition financing of a portfolio of 10 skilled nursing facilities, including negotiation of intercreditor agreements with the mezzanine lender and accounts receivable lender.
  • Represented a healthcare lender in making senior mortgage loans and working capital revolving loans to privately owned entities that lease their skilled nursing facilities to public entities, including negotiation of security and related agreements with the public entities.
  • Represented a bank making a construction loan to develop a senior housing facility on a ground leased parcel.
  • Represented the buyer of a portfolio of casinos in Canada.
  • Represented the buyer of Amazon warehouses under construction. Representation included negotiation of terms with the developer, as well as terms of the senior and subordinated mortgage financing.
  • Represented the buyer of the Verizon Corporate headquarters in New Jersey, including negotiating the terms of the senior and subordinated mortgage financing.



  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1981

    magna cum laude

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., Accounting, 1978

    – highest honors

    – Bronze Tablet


  • Illinois

Professional Activities

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member