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Keystone National Properties Hires Real Estate Counsel

Keystone National Properties, a sponsor of non-traded alternative investments, and other tax-advantaged and impact-focused investments, has hired Zach Grabill as real estate counsel.

Grabill will use his 20 years of experience as an attorney to guide the firm’s real estate acquisitions. His background includes multifamily housing, medical and retail office buildings, and industrial real estate transactions. He’s represented private equity funds, DST sponsors and publicly traded real estate investment trusts, as well as banks and other institutional lenders.

Grabill has closed more than $1 billion of agency loans throughout his career and has experience in the commercial mortgage-backed securities market.

Prior to joining Keystone, he served as deputy general counsel or JSB Capital Group. He was previously a partner with KVCF for more than a decade and served as the firm’s chair of the real estate practice group, and prior to that, Grabill with the firm of Hirschler Fleischer for seven years. Before joining Hirschler Fleischer, he was an attorney with Hunton & Williams.

“For more than two decades, Zach’s provided legal counsel on a range of real estate offerings from commercial to mixed-use to large-scale residential,” said Mike Packman, founder and chief executive officer. “He’s guided clients through transactions, leases and financing agreements and represented all sides of a sale [including] investors, landlords, borrowers and tenants. Zach’s insight and expertise will be a tremendous asset to our team as we explore new acquisitions for our current investment offerings.”

Grabill graduated magna cum laude from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in English. He earned a juris doctorate with honors from Florida State University College of Law.

Keystone 1031 is a member of the Keystone National Property family of companies. Established in 2016, KNPRE provides impact and tax-advantaged investment opportunities for accredited investors. Since entering the DST space in 2021, Keystone has raised more than $33 million and has approximately $130 million in assets under management. Since inception, Keystone has raised around $175 million over all their tax-advantaged and impact real estate investment offerings.

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