Peter Lapointe



Peter LaPointe is a real estate, finance and legal professional that brings to Grass River over 25 years in acquisitions, development and asset management experience. Peter is a founding member of the firm based in Coconut Grove, Florida and is responsible for managing the Grass River team on all facets of the company including sourcing, capitalizing, delivering and managing all firm investments as well the day to day administration of a staff of over 30 real estate professionals who manage a diverse portfolio of investments that include several million square feet of residential, retail, office and hospitality assets. Peter is directly responsible for managing a diverse range of investors that includes public companies, pension funds, high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors.

Prior to GRP, Peter served as a division President at LNR Property, based in Miami Beach, Florida, overseeing acquisitions and asset management for a portfolio of real estate debt and equity investments in excess of $5 billion. Peter and his team sourced and managed a multitude of distressed investment opportunities during the global financial crisis directly sourced from financial institutions and the FDIC. At LNR Peter also worked directly with the senior LNR development team on the successful delivery, management and disposition of billions

of dollars in commercial real estate investments throughout the country and across all classes of commercial real estate.

Prior to LNR, Peter spent over 10 years at Bayview Financial in Coral Gables, Florida where as a Managing Director he led investment and asset management activities for more than $10 billion in commercial real estate and debt and equity investments with a team of 250+ finance, legal and real estate professionals across multiple divisions and business lines. During his tenure at Bayview, the firm participated in thousands of real estate acquisition, disposition and financing transactions with hundreds of corporate and institutional counter-parties, including hundreds of millions of opportunistic real estate development projects.

Peter began his career as an attorney with several New England based law firms where his practice concentrated in banking & structured finance, real estate transactional, land-use & development law, commercial lending, creditor’s rights, corporate structuring and commercial litigation. Peter held licenses to practice law in Massachusetts Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Peter earned a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from Ithaca College and his J.D. from Roger Williams University.