Christopher J. Currier has more than 25 years of experience in commercial lending, real estate, and business law. Chris advises lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial loan transactions, as well as workouts, foreclosures, and restructurings. He also provides counsel to businesses on a range of real estate and corporate matters including sales and acquisitions and leasing.
Chris also has a great deal of experience working out problem commercial loans of all types (including but not limited to construction loans) for numerous lenders, including preparing and negotiating forbearance agreements, foreclosure of personal property and real estate, and collection of debts, including deficiencies following foreclosure. Since 1993, Chris has been counsel for a number of banks through several economic recessions.
At his former firm, where he was also partner-in-charge of their Boston office, Chris represented community and national banks and other borrowers on numerous loan transactions involving manufacturing, construction, real estate financing, and service-oriented businesses He represented a national bank on multiple syndicated loans to various franchise restaurant chains, including a $100 million loan transaction. Chris also assisted major real estate developers in connection with the financing of several large commercial projects, including an 18-hole golf course and commercial and residential condominiums.
- Massachusetts Bar Association (Real Estate section)
- Real Estate Finance Association
- Boston Bar Association (Real Estate section)
- American Bar Association
- Lenders Beware!, New England Real Estate Journal, March 2020
- Legislative Gridlock Anticipated to Impact Regulatory Relief for Banking Industry, Banker & Tradesman, November 2018
- Real Estate Brokerage Laws and Customs: Massachusetts, Practical Law - Thomson Reuters, January 2015
- Hamilton Conservation Commission