Kyle Shannon is counsel in Mayer Brown's Charlotte office and a member of the Real Estate Markets practice. He represents institutional lenders in the financing and servicing of a broad range of lending products secured by commercial and multifamily residential real estate assets, including mortgage loans, mezzanine loans and participation interests.

The primary focus of his practice involves repurchase (warehouse) facilities and other secured lending facilities collateralized by commercial real estate loans. He has extensive experience representing lenders through all stages of the facility life cycle including negotiation and structuring of the facility, pre-purchase due diligence, asset management, and exiting assets though a broad range of strategies including CRE CLO and CMBS securitizations. He also has experience negotiating co-lender agreements, intercreditor agreements and participation agreements, representing loan sellers and loan purchasers in compliance and disclosure matters related to the aggregation of loans for securitization, and in servicing matters including loan workouts, assumptions, restructurings, modifications and foreclosures.

Kyle received his JD from the University of South Carolina, where he served on the editorial board of the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal. He received his BA in English and business administration from the University of South Carolina.


  • Represented an institutional warehouse lender in the origination of a $250 million commercial mortgage loan repurchase facility.
  • Represented an institutional warehouse lender in connection with a $1 billion collateralized loan obligation (CLO) transaction.
  • Represented an institutional lender as special servicer in the workout of two $700 million mortgage loans secured by a portfolio of mall properties.
  • Represented an institutional lender as special servicer in the workout of a $188 million mortgage loan secured by the InterContinental New York Times Square hotel.
  • Represented issuers, collateral managers and loan sellers in connection with all aspects of securitization transactions.


University of South Carolina, BA

University of South Carolina School of Law, JD
American Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal


  • North Carolina