Timothy W. Gilbert


Tim Gilbert focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and special servicers in connection with the origination and servicing of commercial mortgage loans, with particular emphasis on non-performing real estate loans, the disposition of distressed commercial properties and the exercise of remedies, such as receiverships, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures and workouts. He regularly represents special servicers in loan sale transactions and the modification and restructuring of defaulted mortgage loans. Mr. Gilbert also has extensive experience representing national institutional lenders in the origination and servicing of real estate loans for commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) transactions collateralized by retail, office, industrial, multi-family, hospitality and health care properties. He has also represented both developers and lenders in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of commercial and residential real estate finance and development transactions and has significant experience representing developers of office and residential condominium communities.

Mr. Gilbert is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Member

North Carolina Bar Association, Member

Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Member


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. (1981)
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., Politics (1978)

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (1981)

Who We Are

Suite 2400, 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC, 28202-2381
t +1 704.338.5213
f +1 704.371.6407

Timothy W. Gilbert

Experience Highlights

Origination and servicing of loans for national institutional lenders
Represented national institutional lenders in the origination and servicing of loans in excess of $1.5 billion for the commercial mortgage-backed more
Development loan provided by a major U.S. financial institution
Represented national institutional lender in a $115 million development loan for an approximately 300 acre mixed-use project in Orlando. more
Acquisition, development, sale and leasing of retail space for development company
Represented developer in the acquisition, development, sale and leasing of large scale retail, hospitality and office development at Speedway more
Sale of regional mall for national servicer
Represented national special servicer in the sale of regional retail mall in Burlington, N.C. more