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Gregory L. Cecil


Greg Cecil helps real estate developers, builders, financial institutions, retailers, investors and corporate clients structure and close major transactions involving the acquisition, development, finance and/or disposition of real estate.  He has a wide range of experience representing clients in a variety of real estate matters including retail, office and industrial lease transactions, real estate lending, site selection analysis, land acquisition and development and sales/acquisitions of existing properties.  Greg also represents financial institutions and purchasers in connection with the foreclosure, acquisition and disposition of distressed real estate in formal bankruptcy, workout and/or reorganization proceedings.  Prior to joining Keating Muething & Klekamp, Greg was a Closing Agent with Riverbend Commercial Title Agency, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the firm, and often draws upon that experience to identify and resolve title issues for his clients.   

Representative Matters

  • Represented national property and casualty insurance company in the sale of Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY, which included the transfer of the Hudson Line and the Harlem Line (covering 156 miles of railroad trackage through 5 counties) and Transferable Development Rights in and around Grand Central Terminal
  • Representation of community development group in Over-the-Rhine and Fountain Square re-development projects and the Banks development
  • Representation of developer in the negotiation and preparation of General Services Administration (GSA) documents for the development and operation of a facility for the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Representation of large regional bank in the development and acquisition of branch locations throughout Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky
  • Member of OH/KY transactional counsel team responsible for all Ohio and Kentucky development and re-development projects for a large multinational retail chain

Awards & Recognitions

  • Named to Ohio Rising Stars, 2009-2010


Professional & Community Involvement

  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Mercy Young Leaders
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Class XVII (2012), Fellow
Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6930
FAX: (513) 579-6457
Practice Areas
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, 2005
  • B.A., University of Kentucky, 2000