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Biography

Keely represents owners, borrowers, and developers with the acquisition, sales, and development of real estate, with a particular focus on financing of multifamily properties.

As a HUD specialist, Keely has significant experience guiding borrowers through the HUD financing process including new construction, acquisition financing, and refinancing, as well as the HUD loan assumption (TPA) process.  Keely’s specialty includes construction disputes and other issues that arise during the final endorsement process of a HUD loan.

Keely’s practice includes market-rate properties, as well as affordable/subsidized properties, and senior projects. Keely helps her clients to navigate the sale, acquisition and refinancing process of affordable properties with multiple layers of subsidies.

Other Info About Keely

Education

Law School

University of Denver, J.D.
Scholastic Excellence Awards: Administrative Law; Constitutional Law

Undergraduate School

Tulane University, B.A., cum laude
Distinguished Scholars Award

Bar Memberships

Keely is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Colorado

Courts

Keely is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

U.S. District Court – District of Colorado

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

5280 Magazine, Top Real Estate Lawyer, 2023

Best Lawyers®, Real Estate Law, 2022-2024

Chambers USA: Real Estate – Colorado, Up and Coming, 2023

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association, Forum on Affordable Housing

Downtown Denver Partnership, Leadership Program, 2014

NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association

Presentations

Keely was invited to speak at the following events:

Moderator, “Introduction to the Government Sponsored Entities (GSE) Fannie/Freddie 101v,” ABA Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Forum, May 2019

Major Publications

Keely is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Author, “3 New Laws Will Impact the Greening of Colorado Real Estate,” Colorado Real Estate Journal, April 2022

Author, “Green MIP Reduction program is a useful tool,” Colorado Real Estate Journal, Multifamily Properties Quarterly, August 2017

Contributor, “Senior Housing & Care Question of the Month,” Colorado Real Estate Journal, June 2014

Author, “Subdividing land in Denver: I say ‘simple.’ you say ‘not so’,” Colorado Real Estate Journal, August 2013

Author, “Reviewing Assumption of FHA-Insured Loans: The ‘TPA’,” Colorado Real Estate Journal, March 2013

Author, “HUD-insured financing of MF projects: What is the status today?” Colorado Real Estate Journal, August 2012

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