Sarabeth Gaver is a skillful lawyer bringing a business-friendly perspective to her representation of financial institutions in a wide array of real estate and finance transactions. She is well-versed in commercial mortgage-backed securities, commercial permanent, interim, bridge and mezzanine loans, handling all aspects of the transaction from origination through credit and closing.
Sarabeth’s experience underwriting multi-family agency loans and facilitating and managing a large portfolio of loans for a DUS lender as a closing officer allows her to apply a robust business mindset to her legal guidance. She helps clients set goals and expectations with informed and efficient counsel, understands the demands they face, and places a high value on timely communication and notification of foreseeable obstacles as they arise.
Clients see Sarabeth as a deal-closer who keeps surprises out of their legal business. She is adept at issue-spotting and understanding the implications on her client’s position and, more importantly, finding solutions to those issues. Her ability to view the big picture and focus on client objectives is greatly valued by her clients.
Prior to joining White and Williams, Sarabeth was a Partner in the Real Estate Finance group at an AmLaw 200 firm.
Recognition and Involvement
Recognition & Involvement
Sarabeth maintains and active lifestyle and has coached youth basketball and softball. She SCUBA dives and has participated in New Jersey’s Polar Bear Plunge for the Special Olympics amongst other community activities.
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
New York Law School, JD, 2005
New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate, MS, 2010
Franklin & Marshall College, BA, 2000
News & Insights
CRE Finance Council (CREFC)
Mortgage Bankers Association of New York
The Pingry School Alumni Association
- Representation of investment fund in connection with a $20.25 million mortgage loan refinancing of a hotel in the historic district of Chicago, inclusive of a collateral assignment of operating lease in order to maintain the borrower’s REIT status
- Successfully handled and closed hundreds of commercial loans
- Managed a portfolio of more than 30 separate loans totaling over $113 million for closing
- Assisted in underwriting over $134 million of multi-family loans