Attorneys Margaret E. Probish

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shareholder | Manchester, NH

Margaret joined Sheehan Phinney in 1989. Her practice is in the areas of finance and real estate with a focus on public finance and affordable housing, and acquisition and leasing of commercial real estate. Margaret also provides representation as outside general counsel to several institutional clients in a variety of industries.

Margaret  served  on firm’s management committee from 2016 to 2023.

Key Cases

  • Lead attorney in client’s recent acquisition of nursing homes in Connecticut and Massachusetts financed through tax exempt bonds.
  • Lead attorney in client’s recent acquisition of new CCRC location in New Hampshire.
  • Lead attorney in client’s recent acquisition in multiple shopping centers in New England involving 1031 exchanges.
  • Represents institutions in connection with their tax-exempt bond financings and ongoing compliance including a service provider, a continuing care retirement community, higher education institutions and nursing home facilities.
  • General counsel to a mission based affordable housing lender.
  • Represents clients in HUD guaranteed financings.
  • General counsel to New Hampshire continuing care retirement community and assisted living facility.
  • General counsel to a Massachusetts social service organization.
  • Served as general counsel to New Hampshire not-for-profit in insurance industry.
  • Represents authority in connection with its lending program for health and education institutions in New Hampshire.
  • Regularly represents lenders and borrowers in multi state transactions.


  • State of New Hampshire
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State of New York
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New York Bar Associations
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

Civic Involvement

  • Member of Audit Committee, past Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Project, Audit, Nominating and Executive Committees, NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire.
  • Board of Trustees from 2001 through 2009, Chair from 2007 through 2009, Mt. St. Mary’s Academy, Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Past Board Member, Salvation Army with focus on Kids’ Café in Manchester, NH


  • Chambers USA, Real Estate
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Finance Law, Real Estate Law
  • New England Super Lawyer®, Real Estate