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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1991, Missouri Law Review, Editor
    • A.B., Washington University in St. Louis, 1988

Michael Hickman likes solving problems, and clients count on him to do just that. With more than 20 years of transactional experience, his skills have been honed for providing representation based on a deep understanding of the law, the business needs of the parties involved in real estate transactions, and the impact of important issues on his client's bottom line. Mike works with clients and opposing parties to craft mutually acceptable solutions to potential problems that could affect such needs and issues. He is committed to delivering results for clients in the real estate industry.

He has significant experience in the following areas:

  • Representing lenders, borrowers, and loan servicers in connection with new loans and the servicing of existing loans.
  • Closing commercial transactions involving properties in more than 40 states and Mexico, including loan assumptions, modifications, workouts, collateral substitutions, mezzanine financing, and tenant in common transactions.
  • Purchasing and selling real estate loans and other real estate matters.
  • $111 million loan secured by office properties located in Missouri and Kansas. 
  • Loan and Intercreditor Agreement modifications in connection with $295 million in mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by a portfolio of seven hospitality properties.
  • Loan modifications and extensions in connection with $700 million loan secured by hospitality properties located in Arizona and Florida. 
  • Purchase and resale of a $6 million loan secured by eight commercial properties located in multiple states.
  • $34 million loan involving bond financing secured by an office property located in Overland Park, Kan.
  • Loan assumption and modification involving a $280 million loan secured by an office building located in Massachusetts.     
  • Loan modification involving consent to supplemental industrial development bond financing in connection with a $186 million loan secured by an industrial property located in Tennessee.  
  • $20 million loan secured by a hospitality property located in New York.    
  • Loan modifications relating to upper level equity transfers in connection with a $248 million loan secured by a portfolio of hospitality properties. 
  • Loan modifications relating to a $150 million loan secured by an office building located in the central business district of Mexico City.   
  • Loan and Intercreditor Agreement modifications in connection with $290 million in mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by an office building located in Chicago.      
  • Loan assumption and modification involving a $63 million loan secured by an industrial property located in Chicago and Los Angeles.   
  • Purchase and modification of $6 million in loans secured by two commercial properties located in California.
  • Loan modifications relating to upper level equity transfers in connection with an $80 million loan secured by a retail property located in Arizona.
  • $20 million loan secured by seven industrial properties located in Michigan and Indiana.  


Publication and Presentations Icon Publications & Presentations
Subordinate Finance In Real Estate Transactions
Business Workouts Manual (Thomson Reuters)
November, 2013
Publication and Presentations Icon Publications & Presentations
The Polsinelli Guide to Real Estate Mezzanine Finance
Peppercorn Press
January 2009