Robert G. Rahilly


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Robert "Bob" Rahilly assists clients, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to startup ventures, with commercial real estate matters, including the financing, acquisition, leasing and sale of real property. He represents lenders and borrowers in all aspects of commercial real estate financing transactions, including CMBS transactions and construction financing. In addition, Bob advises landlords and tenants on long term ground leases, build-to-suit leases and space leases for all asset classes, including office, industrial, retail and healthcare.


Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Represents a Fortune 500 company that provides mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure and services on real estate matters throughout the United States

Represented World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) in connection with its approximately 415,000 square foot corporate headquarters lease in Stamford, CT

Represented a New England-based life insurance company in an approximately $100 million financing of a 32-story office building in New York, New York

Represented a Northeast-based developer in a $99 million financing of a waterfront office and retail building in Stamford, Connecticut

Represents a multinational food, snack and beverage corporation on real estate matters throughout the United States including an approximately 200,000 square foot corporate headquarters lease in Chicago, IL

Represented the owner in the sale of an approximately 30,000 square foot shopping center in Westport, CT

Represented the owner in the sale of an approximately 10 acre waterfront development site in Hoboken, NJ and related compliance with the Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA)

Represented a joint venture in connection with the acquisition and financing of a multi-tenant medical office building in Venice, FL

Represented the largest community credit union in Connecticut in the acquisition of an approximately 100,000 square foot office building in East Hartford, CT

Represents owner of grocery store-anchored shopping centers in retail leasing matters

Represented a New Jersey-based regional real estate company in a divestiture of its majority ownership interests in an approximately $45 million mixed-use project in Red Bank, NJ; transaction involved a combination of conveyances of tenant in common interests and redemption of ownership interests together with a simultaneous sale of an affordable housing development

Represented a real estate private equity firm on a $17.9 million acquisition and financing of One Atlantic Street, located in downtown Stamford, CT; One Atlantic Street was one of eight properties involved in the Seaboard Realty bankruptcy

Represented a global leader of private branding, sourcing, and commercializing customized retail solutions in connection with an approximately 45,000 square foot corporate headquarters lease in Stamford, CT

Represent numerous franchisees, including the largest franchisee, of a nationally recognized franchise system on retail leases in states such as Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia

Representation of a power company in connection with the acquisition of multiple easements and long-term occupancy rights from private parties and the State of Connecticut to allow for electrical interconnection of a power generation facility to a public utility substation in Waterbury, Connecticut; The transaction also involved a long-term ground lease for the facility site and $125 million in construction financing

Representation of a high-end women's designer and shoe retailer on various leasing transactions, including its Madison Avenue location in New York City

Representation of a Massachusetts-based health care provider in its leases for urgent care centers located within power centers in eastern Massachusetts



Education and Credentials

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2005, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Executive Editor
Boston College, B.A., 2001
State of Connecticut
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Connecticut Bar Association, Real Property Section
Massachusetts Bar Association, Real Estate Law Section
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
Fairfield County Bar Association, Real Estate Law Section
Real Estate Finance Association

Recognition and Community


Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Real Estate Law, 2019-2024

Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Real Estate Law, 2012-2015

Named one of "Fairfield County's 'Forty under 40'" business leaders by the Fairfield County Business Journal, 2013

Chosen as one of the Connecticut Law Tribune's 2015 New Leaders in the Law

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Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County, Board of Directors, Executive Vice Chairman, 2010-2019; Member of Leadership Council 2019- Present

Aspetuck Valley Country Club, Board of Governors, Chair of Governance Committee, 2019-Present