Get To Know Me
Get To Know Me
Most prized possession
While I do not really “possess” them, what I value most is
When not working
Spending time with my family
I have many, but right now this is the one that comes to mind:
“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no
one is watching.” ― John Wooden
If you had one wish
I would give it away. We all know from books, TV and movies how wishes
Q & A
What banking law or regulation would you like to see changed?
There are many laws and regulations that I would like to see changed.
I think that the overarching change that I would like to see is a less
harsh approach to handling honest mistakes by good people and good companies,
as opposed to bad actors.
We should have an opportunity to remedy our mistakes in a reasonable time.
If you could go back and change any aspect of your life, which would it be?
While I have made some decisions in my life that may not have been the
best advised; I would not change any aspect of my life. Everything that
has occurred in the past has brought me to this point, which is where
I belong. I like to focus on what I can change today, so I am trying to
improve now to make things better in the future.
What wisdom could you offer aspiring attorneys?
The best thing that you can do for yourself is to intern or clerk at law
firms. Interning and clerking allow you to experience the practice of
law firsthand, so you can make a more informed decision as to whether
or not you want to pursue a career as an attorney. I recommend interning
or clerking in different areas of law in order to learn if one area suits
you better than others. Finally, interning and clerking will help provide
you with experience and contacts in the legal profession.
What’s it like working at Geraci?
I love working at Geraci Law Firm. Working at Geraci Law Firm is like
going to work with your friends and family every day. We all share a common
vision from the top down and strive for excellence in all that we do.
I am fortunate to work with other individuals who share the same passion
and commitment to provide peace of mind to our clients and to each other.
What was it that drew you to Geraci?
Initially the draw to Geraci Law Firm was Anthony and Christina Geraci.
I had, and still have, great respect for both of them as people and as
attorneys. I also saw the growth of the Firm and was excited to be a part
of their vision.
Dennis Baranowski has extensive experience in helping banks, credit unions, mortgage funds, private lenders, brokers, developers, and loan servicers navigate through complex transactions, including negotiation of terms, transaction review, and drafting of documents. Mr. Baranowski reviews, negotiates and drafts custom loan documents, construction loan agreements, loan workout agreements, leases, loan purchase and sale agreements, subordination agreements, intercreditor agreements, hypothecations, loan servicing agreements, investor agreements. He has authored articles on loan purchase and sale agreements, investment in private loans, and loss mitigation after default.
In addition, Mr. Baranowski also has experience in default-related legal services including foreclosure, bankruptcy, and loss mitigation, as well as lender compliance.
Mr. Baranowski believes in dedicated, constant communication, and providing swift, custom, effective, and efficient solutions to client problems. Mr. Baranowski understands that his role is not to stand in the way of a transaction, but to be a trusted guide in all lending matters.