Roger Peters II

Roger A. Peters II


Roger A. Peters II


  • Overview


    Roger Peters focuses on commercial real estate development, condominium formation, general real estate, hotel management and hospitality, leasing, and complex finance. He is a member of the firm’s Real Estate + Development Group.

    Real Estate – Transactions

    Roger represents buyers and sellers in acquiring and divesting commercial properties on a national basis. He drafts and negotiates purchase and sale agreements, and assists clients with closing on acquisitions and dispositions. He has handled several large transactions, such as the divestiture of a large shopping center portfolio for a national developer and the sale of a waterfront mixed use project in New England.

    Roger’s practice also includes office, industrial, and retail leasing, and he has handled national leasing agreements for large retailers, a pharmacy chain, national equipment rental company, and regional developers. He also handles transactions related to cell tower sites and telecommunications licenses.

    Real Estate – Development and Financing

    Roger represents local and national developers, real estate investment trusts (REITs), funds and lenders in developing and financing commercial, residential, and mixed-use office buildings; shopping centers; apartment complexes; and residential and mixed-use condominiums.

    He represents national lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), franchise, affordable housing, and general commercial real estate loans and bond financing. He drafts and negotiates loan documents and provides advice regarding financing options.

    Roger helps clients achieve their development and financing goals. He has assisted developers with the construction and financing of an oceanfront resort in New England, luxury seaside residences in Rhode Island, and a financial services company’s commercial headquarters.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Roger was a partner at Edwards Wildman LLP. He began his career as a law clerk for DLA Piper and as an associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

  • Experience
    • Experience


      • Represented regional developer in the construction, finance, and management of AAA Five Diamond/Forbes Five-Star oceanfront resort in New England.

      • Handled divestiture of large shopping center portfolio for national developer.

      • Handled U.S. and Canadian retail leasing for national equipment rental company.

      • Represented regional operator in the refinancing and sale of cold storage facilities in multiple jurisdictions throughout New England.

      • Represented national oil company in connection with development and sale of waterfront mixed-use project in New England.

      • Represented regional developer in the construction, financing, and creation (by condominium) of luxury residences in Rhode Island seaside community.

      • Represented regional developer in connection with office and retail leasing for Providence office tower.

      • Handled relocation, financing, and construction of New England campus for national financial services company.

      • Represented various national lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), franchise, affordable housing, and general commercial real estate loans and bond financing.

      • Represented national pharmacy retailer with respect to national leasing and property divestiture matters.

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    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Southside Community Land Trust
      Board of Directors

      City Year, Rhode Island
      Advisory Board

      Rhode Island Bar Association

      Massachusetts Bar Association

      District of Columbia Bar Association

      North Carolina Bar Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

    • Publications


      "Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securitization: Key Capital Source for Commercial Real Estate Investment and Development," published in Real Estate Finance Journal (Fall 2000)

    • News

      R+C News Releases

      • June 20, 2013

        Real Estate Partner Joins Robinson & Cole’s Providence Team

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