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.
Band 2, Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2007 - present
Real Estate Forum, Women of Influence, 2014
Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers of the Year - Office finalist, 2014
The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2009 - present
CREW Miami, Miami Outstanding Leadership, 2014
South Florida Business Journal, Power Leader in Commercial Real Estate, 2014
Florida Super Lawyers, 2011 - present
South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, 2006 - present
Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers of the Year - Hotels, 2012
CREW Miami, Networking Deal of the Year Award, 2011, 2012
South Florida Business Journal, Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate, 2011, 2013
National Real Estate Investor, Outstanding Women in Real Estate Award, 2010
Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Peer Review Rated, 2013 Top Rated LawyerTM, Banking & Finance Law
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), CREW Network National Convention Co-Chair, 2014; Director of Sponsorships, 2013; President, 2010-2011; President Elect, 2010; Miami Board of Directors, 2009-present; Orlando Chapter Board of Directors, 1997-1998
Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association, Board of Directors, 2014
The Orange Bowl Committee
Coral Reef Yacht Club, Board of Directors
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