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Maria Lisa Frano

Maria Lisa Frano has been a paralegal with a broad range of real estate, corporate and finance experience. She began her career as a paralegal in 1995.

Maria is proficient in negotiating and drafting complex legal documents including: 

  • Purchase Agreements
  • Sale Agreements
  • Reciprocal Easement Agreements
  • Site Development Agreements
  • Construction Contracts and Amendments
  • Other Transfer Documents including:
    • Leases
    • Lease amendments
    • Memoranda of leases
  • Supplemental Agreements and Abstracts
  • 1031 exchange documents
  • Deeds
  • Escrow Instructions
  • Various Corporate Documents including:
    • Incorporation/organizational articles
    • Operating agreements
    • Bylaws, resolutions
    • Consents

While handling a transaction, Maria works closely with both the attorney and client to ensure that all deadlines, approvals, and permits are obtained and met during the due diligence and construction phase of the project.

Maria has represented and worked for a multitude of national retailers and developers.  She has assisted in the sale of both the assets and real estate of wholly owned subsidiaries of corporations valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. She has also been instrumental in securing multi-million dollar loans from financial institutions and investment firms.

Maria received her B.A. from Michigan State University in 1994.

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