Susan J. Booth spent more than a decade as the head of Holland & Knight's West Coast Real Estate Group and has also served on the firm's Directors Committee. Ms. Booth has a national real estate practice and extensive experience in negotiating, drafting and successfully closing large commercial financing and purchase/sale transactions involving shopping centers, hotels, condominiums, office buildings, industrial parks, data centers, senior-living centers and residential, commercial and mixed-use developments. She has closed more than $1 billion in transactions over each of the past few years. Her focus is on capital-markets transactions, and clients call on Ms. Booth for her experience handling debt matters, including CMBS and portfolio loans (acquisition, development, construction, revolving, permanent, mezzanine, EB-5 and sharia compliant), co-lending and participation arrangements, as well as mortgage loan portfolio sales/acquisitions. She has also devoted a substantial amount of time to assisting lenders and borrowers in developing and implementing strategies to resolve the issues arising from non-performing real estate assets.