Marianne Raimondi Cohen
Real Estate Counsel
As Real Estate Counsel for GBX Group and a transactional real estate law practitioner, Marianne Cohen prepares and negotiates purchase agreements, reviews due diligence on GBX’s properties, transacts with the title companies, and prepares and coordinates property closing documentation. Specific to the nature of GBX’s work, she negotiates and obtains historic preservation easement agreements with donees.
Over her career, she has represented commercial and developer clients in connection with the acquisition, financing, development, and disposition of various property types, including commercial, retail, multifamily residential and affordable housing. Marianne is experienced in the areas of title underwriting, new construction, and conversion condominium development for commercial and residential condominiums.
Prior to joining GBX Group, Marianne was an attorney at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. She also practiced law in Chicago with DLA Piper (US) LLP, Charity & Associates, P.C., Duane Morris LLP, and Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. During her tenure, she was named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc. for her efforts in helping Hurricane Katrina victims establish legal title to their homes by clearing heirship issues and obtaining grants from various governmental entities.
Marianne earned her undergraduate degree from Loyola University Chicago and graduated cum laude from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.