Christopher O'Mahoney

Columbia, MD Office

Christopher O’Mahoney is an associate with the Columbia office of Reno & Cavanaugh whose practice focuses on the acquisition, construction, and refinancing of multifamily housing.

Selected Recent Transactions

  • Assisted in representing lenders refinancing mortgaged debt for multifamily housing projects in various states using FHA-insured financing in the 223(f) and 223(a)(7) programs. 
  • Assisted in closing a construction project in Wisconsin with HUD-insured financing pursuant to a 221(d)(4) loan involving a master lease structure.
  • Assisted in representing the lender refinancing mortgaged debt pursuant to HUD’s 232/223(f) LEAN program for a long-term care facility in Michigan. 
  • Assisted in representation of real-estate developers in the refinancing of multifamily and mixed-use properties.

Major Prior Work Experience

  • Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A., Associate
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Sean D. Wallace
  • Professor Walter E. Effross, Professor of Law American University Washington College of Law, Dean’s Fellow

Awards and Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on Housing and Community Development Law
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trusts, and Estate Law
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association


American University Washington College of Law, J.D. Cum Laude

  • Associate Note and Comment Editor, Business Law Review

University of Maryland, College Park, B.A.

Bar Admission

Admitted to the Maryland Bar


Bowie, MD