Christina Ying is a partner in Herrick’s Real Estate Department, where she focuses her practice on real estate finance, sales, acquisitions, developments and joint ventures.

Christina represents lenders, owners and developers in interim, permanent, construction, mortgage and mezzanine loan financing, as well as acquisitions, sales and development, joint ventures and workouts. This work encompasses commercial real estate assets such as office and retail facilities, hotels, resorts, condominiums and mixed-use developments.

As a former commercial litigator focused on real estate foreclosures, Christina is highly experienced at representing borrowers and lenders in structuring workouts, and in protecting clients’ strategic interests during negotiations. Clients appreciate her pragmatic, yet creative, approaches and her tenacity in pursuing their business goals.

Major Players and First-Timers
Christina has advised a wide range of sophisticated clients, institutional lenders, funds and major developers on numerous complex transactions. She recently represented the buyer in a $68 million acquisition, equity and mortgage financing of a large, mixed-use building in Brooklyn, and a major bank in the sale of a $180 million portfolio of real estate loans.

Christina also represents first-time investors and developers in New York City, including a property owner whom she helped to redevelop an office building into a Marriott-branded hotel in Midtown Manhattan. A number of international clients looking to make significant real estate investments in New York City have also called on Christina to guide them through the intricate process of investing and building in the City.

Memberships & Associations

  • Asian Real Estate Professionals Association
    • Board of Directors
  • Asian American Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Asian Practice Committee
  • Columbia College Fund Development Council