Henry A. Perras, Retired Partner


Henry Perras has extensive experience in real estate financing and commercial lending and in tax-exempt financing transactions. His practice emphasized the representation of financial institutions and included the representation of local and national lenders in the following:

  • Construction loans, permanent loans, leasehold financing, secured revolving lines of credit, lines of credit secured by multiple properties and loans with collaterals in multiple states.
  • Letter of Credit transactions securing tax-exempt bond financings.
  • Loan modifications, loan sales, intercreditor agreements and subordinations.
  • Multiple lender syndication financing.
  • Nonprofit financings.

Mr. Perras' practice included a wide variety of properties including regional shopping malls, power centers, office buildings, resort and hotel properties, golf courses, apartment buildings, health care centers and agricultural properties.

Education and Honors

  • Cleveland–Marshall College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1979)
  • University of Colorado (M.B.A., 1972)
  • Boston College (B.A., with honors, 1963)

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona
  • Ohio (Inactive)

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Member: State Bar of Arizona; Past Member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Member and Legal Advisor, Arizona Association for Economic Development (10 years)

Professional Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2008-2011: Banking Law)