Jake Rheaume is a Senior Transactional Counsel at Rock Fusco & Connelly and concentrates his practice in banking and finance, commercial real estate, and mergers and acquisitions.

Jake has extensive experience in advising both institutional and private lenders in authoring loans and supporting security documentation. In his practice, Jake has also assisted clients in private placements for fund or capital raises.

Jake has advised clients in the acquisition, disposition, and development of a broad band of complex commercial real estate transactions, including industrial properties, multi-family developments, office buildings, and shopping centers. Jake has wide-ranging experience in structuring capital stacks and other financing solutions to meet his client’s needs.

Jake received his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and a degree in finance from the University of New Hampshire.

Prior to joining the firm, Jake practiced at a boutique law firm in Chicago representing members of the financial services industry.


Senior Transactional Counsel

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Securities and Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Secured Lending
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions


  • Illinois State Bar, 2019


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2016-2019, J.D.
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, 2010-2014, B.S., Finance