Sophia is a partner in Walter Haverfield’s Real Estate Group located in Cleveland, Ohio. She has more than 30 years of experience assisting clients and property owners in the areas of commercial real estate and finance. Sophia focuses her practice on the purchase and sale of real property and real property development, real estate financing, leasing and general matters of commercial real estate law. She represents banks and institutional lenders, developers, and owners of retail, office, industrial and residential properties. Sophia also represents manufacturing companies, municipalities and other governmental entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals in real estate and finance related transactions.
Prior to her legal career, Sophia was an assistant vice president with National City Bank (nka PNC) where her experience included lending, business development, retail management and compliance. Sophia’s banking experience has provided her with invaluable insight when representing lenders and borrowers.