Joseph K. Barnette

Joseph K. Barnette


Joseph K. Barnette is a real estate finance attorney based in Holland & Knight's Charlotte office. Mr. Barnette focuses on real estate finance and real estate workouts. He represents financial institutions and investment banks in connection with the financing, acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, industrial warehouses, multifamily housing and other types of commercial properties.

Mr. Barnette is well-versed in multistate and multiproperty financings involving multiple lenders and various levels of mortgage and mezzanine debt. He also represents lenders and servicers in connection with servicing securitized loans and their underlying assets, negotiating and implementing forbearance agreements, as well as negotiating the sale of whole loans and participation interests.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • North Carolina