Drawing on an extensive background protecting the federal government’s real property interests, Jim Provenzale is well-positioned to advance the business goals of mortgage lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants and other participants in the real estate industry. He specializes in commercial real estate finance law and has closed (or supervised the closing of) over 200 Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured mortgage loans.
In resolving legal issues, Jim combines the creativity he developed as a classically-trained musician with the precision of a federal regulator. He seeks to fully understand his clients’ objectives before offering legal advice.
Jim spent the first 14 years of his career as a real estate attorney with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), most recently as Chief Counsel to HUD’s Des Moines Field Office, a position he held for eight years.