Joe Acker joined SimonCRE in 2015 as General Counsel, and in 2023 became Chief Legal Officer. In this role, he provides a broad knowledge of real estate law and a tenacious yet affable negotiation style that is appreciated by all parties in a transaction. Over the course of his career, Joe has built a reputation as an experienced and knowledgeable commercial real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has been involved in more than $2 Billion worth of real estate transactions.
Joe’s expertise encompasses all facets of commercial real estate law, including review and negotiation of purchase agreements and leases, due diligence for development projects, and coordination of pre and post-closing issues. He is also experienced in corporate transactions, including the purchase and sale of businesses, facilitation of corporate contracts, and the formation of corporations and limited liability companies.
His previous roles include serving as lead counsel for a national shopping center development firm, as well as practicing commercial real estate law with Arizona-based law firms Lewis and Roca, and Nagle Law Group.