Kenneth J. Clarkson

Kenneth J. Clarkson is a partner in the Southfield office of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss and member of its Real Estate Practice Group. He focuses his practice on complex real estate transactions, secured financing, the organization and operation of closely held businesses and resolution of business disputes.

Ken has extensive experience with the development of senior living facilities including independent, assisted and memory care projects. He works regularly with health care REITS in structuring joint ventures, acquisitions and sales of senior facilities.

Ken's experience includes closing government assisted financing loan transactions including HUD insured (223(f), 221(d)(4), 223(a)(7), & 232) loan products and Fannie Mae lending structures. He has also worked in the area of affordable housing and is familiar with LIHTC and other state finance agency structures as well.

He represents both borrowers and lenders in connection with the acquisition, development, operation, financing and sale of multi-family residential properties, commercial shopping centers and office buildings. His experience includes negotiating institutional and non-institutional joint ventures, CMBS loan transactions, mezzanine financing and traditional construction and permanent financing.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan—Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Livingston County Bar Association