Mr. Mastroianni has extensive experience both in real estate development and in real estate finance and investment. On the development side, Mr. Mastroianni’s experience includes entity structuring and formation, acquisitions, zoning, land use and permitting, construction and permanent financing, joint ventures and partnerships, leases, dispositions and tax deferred exchanges in connection with shopping centers, office buildings, mixed-use projects, multi-family properties, hotels and resorts, marinas, data centers, assisted living facilities, and self-storage and industrial properties. His finance and investment work includes a wide range of large and complex debt and equity transactions involving institutional grade properties throughout the country.
Prior to founding Trilogy Law LLC, Mr. Mastroianni served as Assistant General Counsel at Reit Management & Research in Newton, MA, a private, affiliated manager of four publicly traded real estate investment trusts with a combined asset value of over $19 billion. Before his time in-house, he was an attorney for over ten years in the real estate practice at Goodwin Procter LLP and Goulston & Storrs LLP. In addition, Mr. Mastroianni was a co‑founder of Samuels Property Group LLC in Boston, MA where he served as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer. While at Samuels Property Group, Mr. Mastroianni acquired and redeveloped over $50,000,000 worth of real estate, leasing the projects to tenants that included Harvard University, Pfizer, Walgreens, The Gap, and Boston Sports Club.
During law school, Mr. Mastroianni served as a law clerk in the Harvard University Office of the General Counsel working on various University real estate matters.
Mr. Mastroianni is a graduate of Harvard College and Boston College Law School. He is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.
Mr. Mastroianni has counseled REITs, institutional investors and lenders, real estate private equity funds, pension fund advisors, underwriters, commercial and retail tenants, developers, commercial banks, and other owners and operators of commercial real estate. He also represents individuals in select residential real estate matters. Among his institutional clients are SBLI of Massachusetts, RCG Longview, Echo Bridge Partners, Shepard Investments, Elm Court Realty LLC, and Cushman & Wakefield of Massachusetts. Among the clients he has assisted while at his prior firms are BlackRock Realty Advisors, Inc., AEW Capital Management LLC, HEI Hospitality, LLC, Congress Group Ventures, Inc., Harvard University, New England Development, BayNorth Capital, LLC, National Development, and Samuels & Associates.
Mr. Mastroianni is a member of the Real Estate Finance Association, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Boston Bar Association (BBA). He is an alternate member of the Town of Acton, MA Zoning Board of Appeals.
Mr. Mastroianni is a former member of the City of Watertown, MA Zoning Board of Appeals and the City of Cambridge, MA Green Ribbon Open Space Committee.
He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Charitable Friends of Digamma Building, Inc., a non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving historically significant landmarks in the Harvard Square neighborhood of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Mr. Mastroianni has authored the following articles:
- “Time/Out? – Material Adverse Effect and Force Majeure Clauses in Today’s Commercial Real Estate Market: Do They Buy a Party Time or an Out?” Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (March, 2009)
- “The Role of Pre-Negotiation Letters in Commercial Real Estate Loans,” New England Real Estate Journal (November, 2008)
- “The Case for Exotic Notes in Commercial Real Estate Transactions,” Real Estate Finance & Investment (March, 2008)
- “Don’t Assume It’s Assumable,” RESource – a Goodwin Procter publication for the real estate industry (Fall, 2007)
- “Caveat Lessor: Courts’ Unwillingness to Find Implied Covenants of Continuous Use in Commercial Real Estate Leases,” Real Estate Law Journal (Winter, 1996)
- Featured on GlobeSt.com in October 2008 in a one-on-one interview on the mechanics of commercial real estate workouts.