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Michael Ostermeyer


Ballard Spahr LLP

Led a team as counsel for a food service provider in its large portfolio

Clients include a REIT deploying more than $1 billion in infrastructure development

A partner with Ballard Spahr, Michael Ostermeyer represents national, regional and governmental owners and investors of real property in guiding public development and public infrastructure, portfolio management, including restructuring and disposition in distress situations, and developing commercial, institutional and industrial real estate. His clients include a Forbes Global 2000 firm that provides managed services to business, governmental, and institutional clients worldwide, a private REIT currently deploying more than $1 billion to develop public infrastructure projects across the United States and publicly traded companies.

Notable transactions include leading a team representing an American food service, facilities, and uniform services provider as its principal real estate counsel nationwide. The team negotiated acquisitions, dispositions, and leases of several dozen facilities in the company’s domestic operating portfolio of more than 230 facilities.

Ostermeyer was also co-lead counsel in representing a $5-billion company in acquiring an office campus on land leased from the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District.

Ostermeyer serves on the Cancer Support Community of Arizona board and as a Community Council Member for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Greater Phoenix. He’s devoted considerable time as a Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona site host.

He is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section. He’s been recognized by Chambers U.S.A. and The Best Lawyers. Ostermeyer obtained his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Michael Ostermeyer with Connect CRE’s 2023 Phoenix & Southwest Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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