Brian R.E. Simmons

P: 216.348.5760

Brian is an Associate in the Business Department at McDonald Hopkins and part of the firm’s Real Estate, Public Law, and Finance teams. Brian has experience advising clients on a wide variety of matters, including the acquisition, sale, financing, and development of high value commercial real estate properties, specifically apartment complexes. He oversees real estate acquisitions and dispositions from start to finish and has also represented clients in the financing of multifamily and senior housing facilities under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development insured funding programs. Brian is adept at resolving legal issues pertaining to property disputes, preparing and negotiating contracts, and assessing financial transactions.

Brian earned his JD, cum laude, from University of Akron School of Law. He earned his MBA from Roosevelt University and his Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University.