AVP Real Estate Legal & Compliance Attorney

New York, NY

Job Function:


The Real Estate Legal and Compliance department serves as the chief legal and compliance office for the companies business globally.

  • The AVP will work closely with a Principal in Real Estate Legal and Compliance, as well as attorneys and others within the Real Estate group.
  • The AVP will work on the Real Estate Legal and Compliance team handling a variety of legal and compliance-related matters, with a focus on securities law and corporate governance matters.
  • Provide advice and counsel on legal aspects of SEC and FINRA rules and filings, as well as financial and other communications
  • Draft, review and coordinate various regulatory filings related to public companies/registered funds (including prospectuses, annual and periodic reports and tender offer documents)
  • Assist with board management, including setting board meeting agendas, preparing board materials and otherwise assisting with board meetings
  • Draft and review corporate governance related documents (e.g., committee charters, manuals and policies) and analyze corporate governance related matters
  • Draft, review, coordinate and administer contracts and matters relating to corporate existence/formalities
  • Assist with other legal, compliance and regulatory matters related to the SEC, CFTC, FINRA, Blue Sky rules and World Sky rules
  • Work with, guide and manage outside counsel
  • Interact with and assist investment, finance, asset management, investor relations and operational professionals regarding legal and compliance matters
  • Multi-task - have the ability to work on several different investment vehicles with different teams at the same time
  • Leverage strong communication skills to interact with senior management  





  • J.D. with strong academic credentials
  • At least 3 years of prior experience at a law firm and/or investment management firm with a focus on securities law and/or corporate governance related matters
  • Understanding of the Investment Company Act, ’33 Act, ’34 Act, Investment Advisers Act and SEC rules
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strong drafting and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively
  • Ability to work independently while remaining a strong team player
  • Ability to interpret legal and business terms
  • Substantial initiative, creativity and drive


Contact Details:

Steve Cebel