Anton N. “Tony” Natsis is Chair of the Global Real Estate Group at Allen Matkins and is one of the top real estate attorneys in the United States. His practice focuses on development, leasing, purchase and sale, portfolio investment sales, and joint venture transactions involving large-scale office, retail, and industrial projects, including commercial projects which are part of a major league sports stadiums or arenas, as well as arbitrating numerous fair market value disputes, CAM disputes and other significant landlord/tenant disputes. He also has extensive experience in debt, equity, and joint venture workouts, and the purchase of distressed assets and distressed debt. In this decade alone, Tony has closed commercial office leases exceeding 50 million square feet, and he has worked on real estate purchase agreements with a total consideration of more than $20 billion and on development transactions with a total consideration in excess of $20 billion. Since 2006, Tony has represented clients in office building portfolio investment sales transactions involving over $75 billion of consideration. Of particular note is that he has worked on the largest ground-up development leases in the history of each of the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle, West Los Angeles, and Hollywood.