Roman Petra

Roman Petra Real Estate Transactions Law Nelson Mullins
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Professional Biography

As assistant chair of the firm's Affordable Housing & Tax Credit practice group, Roman concentrates his legal practice on commercial real estate transactions. He represents for-profit and non-profit developers and sponsors throughout the U.S., with clients ranging from large national developers to local developers with just a few employees.

Roman advises clients on different facets of commercial real estate transactions, from raising capital to tax matters, including acquisition, construction, development, disposition (single asset and portfolio), financing, management, and zoning matters. Roman primarily focuses on projects financed with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, bond financing (tax-exempt and taxable) and other sources of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, state, local, and other gap financing, including Affordable Housing Program, Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, etc.  Roman also works on transactions structured with Tax Incremental Financing, New Markets Tax Credits, historic tax credits, Qualified Opportunity Zones, and USDA financing.  

He is also well versed in alternative capital formation options, including private investments, crowdfunding, online platforms, and Regulation A+. Roman has earned his CRE® designation, one of the highest recognitions in the real estate professionals industry. In 2013, he received the national Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM Institute. He is a graduate of the CCIM’s 2014 Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy.

Roman also holds a real estate license as a broker-associate and has been a Florida Realtor® faculty member.

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