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Thomas DeVine

Of Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Tom DeVine assists clients with commercial development projects, commercial finance transactions, renewable energy financing, and distressed credit and workouts. 

He works with banks, developers, individuals, and businesses involved in all aspects of real estate and finance.

Understanding Business Needs: For over 25 years, Tom has made it a priority to understand clients’ business needs and evaluate their risk tolerance allowing him to structure the deal to best protect their interests.


Commercial Development Projects

Tom assists commercial development clients with:

  • Acquisitions, dispositions, and development

Commercial Finance Transactions

Tom assists commercial finance clients with:

  • Construction, acquisition, and development loans
  • Cash flow loans, unsecured loans, and loans secured by other assets

Renewable Energy Financing

Tom assists renewable energy financing clients with:

  • Renewable energy project financing

Distressed Credit and Workouts

Tom advises lenders on distressed credit and troubled loan workout situations.

Client Results

Commercial Development Projects
  • Representation of hotel developer/operator in site acquisition,  ground leases, and development of over 50 hotel projects since 2014.

  • Representation of developer for 130-acre mixed-use development in Austin, Texas.

Commercial Finance Transactions
  • Representation of line of credit lender in $80 million intellectual property-secured cash flow loan.

  • Representation of purchase money lender of national manufactured housing community developer.

  • Representation of lender in $12 million refinancing of regional healthcare facility.

  • Representation of construction lender for urban in-fill residential condominium project.

  • Representation of hotel developer/operator in construction loan transactions totaling more than $200 million.

Renewable Energy Financing
  • Representation of lender to finance 50-MW capacity solar energy project.

  • Representation of lender to finance 62-MW capacity wind generation facility.

  • Representation of lender to finance multiple 1-MW capacity community solar garden projects.

Distressed Credit and Workouts
  • Representation of lead lender in a multi-state foreclosure action of a $220 million real estate loan.

  • Representation of lead lender in a workout of a $40 million multi-family real estate loan.

  • Representation of borrow in workout of $30 million loan secured by a golf course property.


Bar Admissions


  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Real Estate, 2012-2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Real Estate Law, 2012-2022
  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent® Rating

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Member
  • Colorado Bankers Association, Member
  • St. Andrews Golf Club, St. Andrews, SCT, UK

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