Senior Real Estate Paralegal – Commercial

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #491

Senior Real Estate Paralegal – Commercial

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $185K plus Paid Overtime, plus Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; Life insurance; and more!

ORGANIZATION: Large International Law Firm

LOCATION: Boston, MA | New York, NY | Philadelphia, PA | Charlotte, NC (Remote – Hybrid)

SUMMARY: A large international law firm is seeking a Senior Real Estate Paralegal with title and survey experience!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with all phases of commercial and residential real estate, including sale, exchange, purchase, development, construction financing and refinancing, leasing, syndication and local and federal regulation
  • Order, review and file title reports, surveys, settlement statements, lien searches, and exceptions documents
  • Draft and review contracts, deeds, leases, purchase and sale agreements, estoppels and SNDA’s
  • Collaborate with title insurance agencies and outside counsel to coordinate title searches and clearances and resolve any issues prior to extending commercial loan title policy
  • Obtain and review UCC reports and assist in the resolution of security interest issues
  • Handle the preparation and maintenance of closing checklists
  • Draft and assemble closing documents and prepare closing binders
  • Review closing documents for accuracy regarding prorated taxes and closing and settlement costs
  • Maintain files, databases, and records for owned and leased real estate, equipment, bonds, loans, etc.
  • Conduct extensive research for real estate property records and general financial and tax information related to local governmental entities and corporations
  • Review officer’s certificates, resolutions, organizational documents, and other due diligence materials
  • Assist with the preparation of architect and construction contracts for new and renovation design of commercial and residential properties
  • Facilitate all logistics for equipment acquisition and leasing, with both tax-exempt and traditional equipment lessors

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal Certificate
  • 4+ years of Commercial Real Estate paralegal experience within a law firm
  • Experience with ACRIS
  • Prior title and survey experience
  • Knowledgeable of tax-exempt and taxable financing related to commercial real estate transactions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff