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Wendy M. Fiscus

Partner / Boston

Overview

Wendy M. Fiscus is a partner practicing in Nutter's Real Estate Department. She focuses her practice on general business with a concentration in all aspects of real estate law. She has extensive experience representing developers in the acquisition, sale, development and leasing of commercial and residential real estate and lending institutions and borrowers in all aspects of commercial loan transactions. Prior to joining Nutter, Wendy was a partner at Rudolph Friedmann LLP.

Wendy’s representative work includes:

  • Key role in representation of a national bank in connection with a $33,000,000 loan for the acquisition of fifty bank branch locations in three states
  • Assisted with representation of a national bank in connection with a $40,000,000 loan for the construction of a commercial and hotel condominium and private social club in Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Representation of a lender in connection with the restructuring of a construction loan for a non-profit entity relating to the settlement of claims by and between the non-profit entity and its contractors
  • Representation of a lender in connection with a $47,000,000 Letter of Credit to secure multi-family bonds issued by Mass Development in connection with the financing of the acquisition and construction of a mixed use facility
  • Representation of an independent public authority in connection with the acquisition, development and leasing of an intermodal garage facility
  • Representation of a lender in connection with a $10,300,000 loan to finance the purchase of a note and related loan documents, including without limitation, a first mortgage on an out-of-state office building
  • Key role in representation of a Commissioner in Partition in connection with the sale of thirty acres of land through a sealed bid process
  • Key role in the representation of a developer in connection with the land acquisition, construction financing and conversion to a forty-unit condominium with ten affordable housing units

A member of the Boston Bar Association and the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts, Wendy is also a member of NAIOP and serves on its Charitable Events Committee.

During law school she was a senior staff member and lead article editor for the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement.

Experience

Experience

  • Phoenix Property Company/Lincoln Property Company

    Nutter represents a joint venture between Phoenix Property Company /Lincoln Property Company and an institutional investor in the permitting and transactional aspects of a large, complex, multi-party residential/hotel/retail mixed-use project with underground garage to be constructed on the land known as Parcel K, owned by the Massachusetts Port Authority, that is located in the Seaport District in Boston. The Project will consist of a 12-story apartment building with 304 apartments, a 12-story, 294-room hotel, office and retail space in both towers and a 1-level underground garage. Our work leading up to the initial closing involved the negotiation of:  the acquisition of the Project development rights from a prior developer; the joint venture between Phoenix Property Company/Lincoln Property Company and an institutional investor; the transfer of the hotel development rights to a joint venture between Hyatt Hotels Corporation and a hotel operator; multiple ground leases with Massport for the separate Project components; a construction loan with JPMorgan Chase, N.A. as lead lender; and a complex reciprocal easement agreement among the different Project components; as well as addressing complex permitting and title issues (including Chapter 91 licensing, agreements with the Boston Planning and Development agency and the creation of multiple air rights parcels). 

  • Bank of New Hampshire

    Acquisition of Community Guaranty Savings Bank

  • Institution for Savings

    Acquisition of Rockport National Bancorp, Inc.
    $28.3 million

  • Bank of New Hampshire

    Nutter advised Bank of New Hampshire and its parent BNH Financial, a mutual holding company, in their pending acquisition of Community Guaranty Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Community Guaranty Savings Bank, a New Hampshire guaranty savings bank. After the merger, the combined entity will have approximately $1.4 billion in assets and 23 branch offices through New Hampshire.

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Education & Admissions

Education

New England Law | Boston, J.D.

University of Massachusetts, B.A., cum laude

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Notable Experience

Wendy assisted with the representation of a national bank in connection with a $40,000,000 loan for the construction of a commercial and hotel condominium and private social club in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

Noteworthy

A member of the Boston Bar Association and the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts, Wendy is also a member of NAIOP and serves on its Charitable Events Committee.

Wendy was selected to Massachusetts Super Lawyers in 2017.

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