John Spears

Alston & Bird LLP

John Spears is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Real Estate Finance & Investments Group. He represents institutional lenders in secured financing transactions, including single-asset CMBS. Before joining REFIG, John was an associate on the Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Team, where he represented secured creditors, creditors’ committees and retained professionals in a wide variety of complex Chapter 11 cases.

Bar Admissions :  New York


  •  New York University (J.D., 2008)
  •  University of Georgia (B.B.A., 2003)


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York


  • Represented a national bank in the origination of mortgage and mezzanine loans totaling $700 million that were securitized and ultimately secured by the borrowers’ interests as the tenant under a ground lease and under a (sub-sub-)lease of a sub-leasehold condominium unit, including negotiations regarding the ownership structure.
  • Represented a national bank in the origination of a $176 million mortgage loan that was securitized and secured by a ground lessor’s interest in certain commercial real property in New York City.


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