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Robert B. Koonin

Rob focuses on a wide array of real estate and finance transactions across all property classes, with a particular emphasis on health care facilities and complex commercial transactions.
Robert B. Koonin, Partner, Arent Fox LLP

Rob routinely represents private equity funds, senior living operators, family offices, health care systems, and other entities in buying, selling, financing, and leasing a full spectrum of real estate holdings across the United States (including medical office, industrial, hospital, hotel, shopping center, and senior living properties). Rob also represents both borrowers and national lenders in connection with all aspects of commercial financings.

Representative Matters

  • Represent the purchaser of a portfolio of 22 senior living facilities in the Midwest
  • Counsel to a private family office acquiring over 600,000 square feet of industrial warehouse space in Queens, New York
  • Counsel to one of the nation’s largest physical therapy networks, handling all real estate and leasing matters for over 400 therapy clinics across the United States
  • Represent a joint venture in the acquisition and related financing of ~ 650,000 square feet of commercial office space in Virginia
  • Represent numerous national banks in connection with loans (ranging from $25 million to $200+ million) to finance the acquisition and development of various senior living properties throughout the United States
  • Advise operator in connection with the acquisition of a $110 million senior living campus in the Bronx, New York
  • Represent one of New York’s largest hospital systems with the acquisition and related leaseback of a 15-acre campus in Suffolk County, New York
  • Advise a major New York hospital in connection with $130 million tax-exempt bond financing to construct a new Emergency Department

Prior Work

Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Rob was a Partner and Vice-Chair of the Real Estate practice at a major law firm and was previously the Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs at the London-based software company, Metric Gaming.


Professional Activities

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association