Victoria L. Polito is a commercial real estate attorney with over thirty years of experience handling a broad range of commercial real estate transactions. Ms. Polito’s experience includes representation of landlords (including owners of downtown Boston office buildings and suburban office parks) and tenants in connection with office, shopping center, restaurant, and industrial leases, representation of buyers and sellers in connection with the acquisition and sale of industrial sites, apartment complexes and shopping centers, representation of developers regarding land use, title and zoning matters, and representation of institutional lenders and borrowers in connection with mortgage financing transactions.
Prior to joining Dain Torpy, Ms. Polito spent six years as Of Counsel at the Boston office of Seyfarth Shaw, LLP in its Real Estate Practice Group. Previously Ms. Polito was a partner in the Boston firm of Singer, Stoneman, Kunian & Kurland, P.C., where she handled both commercial real estate and business transactions. Ms. Polito’s broad range of transactional and leasing experience provides clients with expertise across the commercial real estate spectrum.
- Represented the Seller in connection with the sale of a regional Shopping Center in a $49 million dollar transaction.
- Represented the Buyer of a downtown Boston building in the theater district in a $7 million dollar transaction.
- Played a leading role in the acquisition of a portfolio of 50 office and R&D buildings in New England by a national REIT in a $500 Million transaction, including managing team of attorneys and paralegals. Negotiated and drafted leases with national and regional tenants for space within buildings purchased in such acquisition.
- Represented national retailer in negotiation and drafting of complex leases, subleases and related agreements for store sites (including gas station sites) within shopping centers, mixed use developments, urban buildings, pad sites, office, residential and retail condominiums, and government buildings, including existing buildings, vacant land, and build-to suit locations.
J.D. Harvard Law School, 1977
B.A. Tufts University (summa cum laude) Phi Beta Kappa
Bar and Court Admissions:
Ms. Polito is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Member of the Boston Bar Association
Member of CREW Boston, successor to NEWiRE, New England’s leading network of professional women working in commercial real estate.