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Ralston W. Turbeville Jr.


Ralston W. Turbeville Jr.

New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Ral Turbeville is a partner in the Firm’s Commercial Real Estate Group. He has represented developers, REITs, commercial and investment banks, private equity fund sponsors, family offices and institutional investors in a variety of real estate and corporate transactions and regulatory matters. Mr. Turbeville’s transactional experience includes real estate finance, acquisition and development transactions; capital markets transactions involving real estate companies; fund formation for real estate credit and other funds; representation of institutional investors in connection with the formation of real estate joint ventures; acquisition of loans and loan portfolios; and restructuring of non-performing and distressed real estate loans.


  • Breakthrough Properties in a joint venture with affiliates of The Regents of the University of California in connection with its acquisition of 6200, 6250 and 6220 Greenwich Drive in San Diego, California from affiliates of The Regents of the University of California and Manulife.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in connection with a variety of financing, acquisition, development and joint venture formation transactions.
  • Crown Acquisitions in connection with the financing and acquisition of investments located in New York and Las Vegas.
  • Goldman Sachs in the formation of real estate credit funds and the origination and acquisition of real estate credit investments.
  • Manhattan Mini Storage in ​its acquisition by StorageMart​.
  • TF Cornerstone in connection with the acquisition of the development rights appurtenant to Grand Central Station, the redevelopment of the Grand Hyatt in New York and related transactions.
  • Tishman Speyer Properties in connection with construction and other real estate financings secured by properties in New York, California and other jurisdictions and a variety of joint venture formation transactions.
  • Vornado Realty Trust in connection with its $950 million mortgage loan refinancing secured by the 2,100,000 square foot office building located at 1290 Avenue of the Americas in New York, its $1.2 billion mortgage loan refinancing secured by the 1,800,000 square foot office campus at 555 California Street in San Francisco, the formation of an approximately $5.6 billion joint venture holding prime retail properties in Manhattan, the assemblage and financing of 220 Central Park South, the separation of its Washington business and formation of JBG Smith Properties and other corporate and property-level financing, acquisition, sale, development and joint venture transactions.