Gary M. Myers practices primarily in the area of commercial real estate and business transactions. He has experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, including the acquisition, sale, financing, leasing, and land use regulation of commercial real estate. In particular, Gary has been involved in the acquisition, sale and financing of several apartment complexes.
Gary has assisted with real estate aspects of business transactions for various agribusiness, telecommunication and commercial real estate clients, including reviewing loan documents and issuing opinion letters for borrowers involving USDA, RUS, RTFC, FNMA, and conduit loan transactions. He has also frequently acted as local counsel and issued opinion letters for commercial loan transactions involving Iowa real estate and out-of-state borrowers and lenders.
In connection with his real estate practice, Gary has also worked with clients on various environmental law issues, in particular issues relating to agribusiness clients and animal feeding operations. Gary was one of the attorneys who successfully argued before the Iowa Supreme Court that counties are preempted from regulating animal feeding operations under Iowa state law.
Gary currently serves as a Director of Employee & Family Resources, Inc., a non-profit corporation that administers a nationwide mental health and substance abuse assessment service to employers through its Employee Assistance Program and that provides local services in the Polk County, Iowa area through a variety of programs designed to enhance the emotional and behavioral well being of individuals, families, organizations and communities.