Curfman, David A.

David Curfman has significant experience advising clients seeking to acquire or sell real estate assets ranging from individual properties to multi-state portfolios. He also represents private equity and institutional lenders, as well as borrowers, in originating a variety of loan products, including securitized, bridge and construction financing for different asset types across the nation.  

For his developer clients, David has provided counsel on multiple projects along the Front Range, including residential, office and mixed-use properties in both urban and suburban markets. He has worked on transactions spanning a range of industries, including hospitality, multi-family, industrial, office, retail, and manufactured housing.   

David also serves as the hiring partner for the Real Estate Department.

Prior to joining the firm, David worked as a real estate associate with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, Illinois. He also worked as pro bono counsel to the General Counsel’s Office of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois.

Representative Matters
  • Represented Brue Baukol Capital Partners with its partner Brinkman in the acquisition and construction financing of the high profile Foundry development site in Loveland, Colorado. The acquired parcels at Foundry will be developed into two multifamily complexes with mixed-use ground floor components.

  • Represented hotel borrower in obtaining construction financing, consisting of a senior construction loan, mezzanine loan, and preferred equity investment.

  • Representing a REIT client in the $400 million sale of a portfolio of single-tenant office and industrial properties across 7 states, including the partial defeasance of existing debt.

  • Counseling a residential developer client in the development of a residential community, including structuring and negotiating the sales of residential lots to a variety of home builders.

  • Representing an oil and gas support services client in the negotiation of a build-to-suit lease for construction of a new operating facility.

  • Representing a national institutional investor in the acquisition of 18 multifamily properties along Colorado’s Front Range comprising nearly 6,000 units.

  • Represented DLJ Real Estate partners in the sale of a portfolio of three Courtyard Marriott Hotels located in Charlotte, NC; Lynchburg, VA; and Princeton, NJ.

News & Events

Board of Trustees, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Rocky Mountain Chapter

Publications & Presentations
  • Thar Be Treasure Here: Rights to Ancient Shipwrecks in International Waters – A New Policy Regime
    Author, 86 WASH. U.L. REV. 181 (2008)

  • J.D., 2009, magna cum laude, Washington University School of Law, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., 2005, cum laude, Duke University
  • Colorado
  • Illinois