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Keyon focuses his practice at the intersection of real estate finance and corporate, and handles virtually all matters related to real estate law, including overseeing the acquisition, disposition, and development of commercial properties. His corporate experience includes equity and asset purchases, private equity deals, and negotiating operating, partnership, and shareholders agreements. Keyon also works with startup companies advising on business structuring and growth. Prior to entering private practice, Keyon started his legal career as an attorney-advisor for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) where he supported HUD’s Offices of Multifamily Housing and Residential Care Facilities in handling financing transactions insured by HUD and various asset management matters.

Keyon’s finance experience includes government, tax credit, and Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. He draws on this experience every day as he works with lenders, investors, and developers looking to build, buy, sell, or invest in affordable housing or commercial properties. Keyon’s real estate interests are grounded in affordable housing and community development. He finds great satisfaction both in knowing that he’s helped economic development in overlooked communities and in furthering clients’ interests.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced $5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) awards on Sept. 22, with the goal of

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