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Mary Katherine McGetrick

Richmond, VA
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  • 804.420.6921
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  • 804.420.6507

Mary Katherine McGetrick is a partner in the Real Estate and Financial Services Section. She counsels developers, investors, landlords and tenants in a wide range of complex real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development, financing and leasing of commercial and residential properties.

Mary Katherine works with real estate developers to finance and acquire land and negotiate ground leases for single-tenant projects and retail space leases with national credit tenants.  She has been involved in large land assemblages for mixed-use projects, including single and multi-family housing, as well as town center and public space components. Mary Katherine also works with community banking clients to handle loan closings for construction and permanent financing for retail, mixed-use and single-family housing projects.

She has significant experience counseling clients in the health care industry, including drafting and negotiating medical office building leases for health care systems, doctors and medical practice groups.

Mary Katherine is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2017-present), and she was listed in Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars magazine for Real Estate from 2011-2014. She is a past president for the Richmond Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Virginia Management Committee. Mary Katherine is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond and a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Richmond Bar Association.

Mary Katherine received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she served as interscholastic chairperson of the Moot Court Board and editor-at-large of the Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest.

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  • University of Richmond School of Law (J.D.), 2001
    • Moot Court Board
    • Interscholastic Chairperson
    • Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest, Editor-at-Large
  • University of North Carolina (B.A.), 1996
Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – 2010 President of the Richmond Chapter
  • Urban Land Institute – Virginia Management Committee
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business Real Estate Circle of Excellence - Member

Community Involvements

  • CancerLINC – Secretary, Board of Directors
  • Peter Paul Development Center – Board of Directors
  • Leadership Metro Richmond – Class of 2010
Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2017-present)

Named a “Rising Star” by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine - Real Estate (2011-2014)