Catherine R. Rixie

Senior Closing Specialist


Catherine R. Rixie is a senior closing specialist with Foley & Lardner LLP. She has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate construction and term loan administration, underwriting, asset valuation, deal negotiations and loan closings. Catherine has extensive experience closing complex debt transactions, as well as underwriting refinances and assumptions, completing property valuations and managing workouts of troubled loans. She is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Catherine was an associate director in the Tampa Regional Office of MetLife Real Estate Investors, where she was responsible for the loan administration and servicing of a $2.5 billion commercial mortgage portfolio covering Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. She also was a regional servicing manager and construction loan administrator for NationBank’s (Bank of America) Real Estate Bank and Special Assets Groups.


  • University of Florida (B.S., 1983)
    • Management

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Real Estate Investment Council, Tampa Chapter
  • Florida Real Estate License