Benjamin A. Pecar Partner
Ben counsels real estate developers, owners and operators in connection with the acquisition, financing, construction, leasing and/or sale of their projects. This work includes structuring deals, negotiating joint ventures, sale and leaseback transactions, leasing, financing and virtually all other aspects of real estate projects.
As part of the firm’s Real Estate, Corporate and Financial Services teams, Ben’s approach is to find practical solutions to client problems and to navigate clients through the hurdles typical of sophisticated transactions. Ben has been representing developers and operators of office, retail, hotel, medical office, hospital, industrial and other real estate projects for in excess of 30 years.
Ben also represents numerous privately held companies in connection with the acquisition and/or sale of their businesses, succession planning, equity and debt financing, leveraged buyouts and other general corporate matters. In addition, he has represented an array of banks and financial institutions in many types of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans, asset based loans and project finance transactions.
Moreover, Ben has worked with numerous utility and utility-related companies assisting with their real estate and transactional needs, including structuring trade credit arrangements. Ben seeks to remain an effective negotiator and stays well-versed in current market trends; he uses that data to help clients inform their decisions. Ben enjoys helping his clients achieve their goals, while maximizing their time and resources and improving overall efficiencies and value.
Professional and Community Involvement
Board president, Sycamore School
Former board member, Eskenazi Health Foundation
Former board of trustees member, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Former board member, Big Brothers Big Sisters
Former board member, Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis
The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2019
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year, 2010