Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams has extensive experience in handling all aspects of commercial real estate and finance transactions, including acquisitions, development, leasing, commercial mortgage backed securities, REMICs, mezzanine financing and loan restructurings. Suzanne is very active in the areas of marina and hotel acquisition, finance and development, and leads the firm's Hospitality Group.
Suzanne has advised developers in the development of hotels in mixed-use projects and is involved with the purchasing, financing, management and sale of large real estate and loan portfolios owned by institutional investors, pension funds and publicly traded companies. Suzanne restructured more than $4 billion of debt secured by hotels. She has drafted and negotiated many build-to-suit, office, mixed-use commercial and specialty leases on behalf of landlords and tenants in Class A buildings and projects, including single transactions in excess of 150,000 square feet.
Suzanne has been consistently recognized by legal publications including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers and South Florida Legal Guide. In 2010, she was named one of the top 10 "Outstanding Women in Real Estate" by National Real Estate Investor magazine, and in 2011 and 2013 she was featured as a "Heavy Hitter in Commercial Real Estate" by the South Florida Business Journal. In 2014, Suzanne was listed as one of South Florida Business Journal's "Power Leaders in Commercial Real Estate."
As an active member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Suzanne was the Co-Chair of the national CREW Network Convention and Marketplace, which was held in Miami in 2014. She served on the Board of Directors of CREW Miami for over 6 years and is a past President of the organization.
Suzanne is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law, L.L.M. Graduate Program in Real Property Development and teaches Hospitality Law.