Michael Peterman has more than 30 years of experience as a finance and real estate attorney. He focuses his practice on real estate and commercial loan originations, real estate sales and acquisitions, and commercial leasing.
He represents national and regional financial institutions in all areas of commercial lending with an emphasis on bi-lateral and syndicated real estate and construction originations and workouts, commercial and industrial asset-based loans, and international financing. In his real estate practice, Mr. Peterman represents large corporate clients in connection with the management of national real estate portfolios, including site acquisitions and dispositions and commercial leases for retail, office, and industrial properties.
Before joining Bodman, Mr. Peterman was a principal and banking practice leader for a national law firm based in Detroit. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 under Banking and Finance Law and has been honored by DBusiness magazine as a “Top Lawyer” in Finance, Real Estate, and Banking Law. He is AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Peterman is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Real Property Law and Business Law sections). He is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.