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Gregg Burton represents individuals, businesses, state and municipal entities, owners, developers, tenants and lenders in a variety of business and commercial real estate transactions, including land acquisition, development, leasing, and project finance. Gregg has closed transactions involving a broad range of real estate development structures and financing vehicles, including mezzanine financing, equity investment, and securitized loan defeasance. Gregg also represents owners, sponsors and lenders of affordable housing developments utilizing a myriad of financing sources including federal, state and local funding programs, tax credit equity syndication and institutional loan financing.


  • Represented the owner/sponsor in the closing of a $35 million debt and equity financing transaction, including low income housing tax credit equity investment, for the rehabilitation of a 200 unit affordable housing development
  • Counseled a housing authority in a multi-phase $30 million development of 152 units of affordable housing units to replace outdated public housing units, including a land swap transaction with the municipality. The project is a critical part of the municipality’s revitalization of its historic downtown, and a flood management and sustainability project.
  • Represented the purchaser of an existing 222 unit affordable housing development in a $50 million acquisition and redevelopment project, including tax exempt bond debt and low income housing tax credit equity
  • Representing an institutional financial services company in its facility leasing activities nationwide
  • Closing financing from state and municipal agencies and a tax credit equity transaction for a $22 million LEED certified historic rehabilitation affordable housing development
  • Representing a real estate developer in the land acquisition, development and lease of a $16 million specialized industrial facility
  • Closing a $39 million mortgage loan and $10 million mezzanine loan secured by a signature office building
  • Representing the owner of an office tower in several leases ranging from 5,000 to 400,000 square feet with regional and national tenants
  • Closing construction and tax credit equity financing for a $27 million LEED certified, transit-oriented affordable housing development


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, in the area of Land Use & Zoning, 2023
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, in the area of Real Estate Law, 2021-2023
  • Distinguished Leaders, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2021
  • Editor-In-Chief, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal
  • Member, Connecticut Moot Court Board
  • AV Preeminent®, Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Real Estate Law, 2018-2019


  • Connecticut Green Building Council
  • Connecticut Housing Coalition
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Clerk, Unitarian Society of New Haven, 2011-2013
  • New Haven Advisory Board Member, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England