New York Life Real Estate Investors is seeking an associate to join its Commercial Real Estate Loan Closing team, in its home office located in New York, New York. The position works closely with loan underwriters, borrowers, brokers, legal counsels, and third parties to facilitate the efficient closing of each transaction while ensuring all underwriting and closing requirements are met.
Coordination with loan originators located in five regionally based field office locations, to facilitate the preparation and negotiation of real estate loan application commitments which include mortgage, mezzanine, co-lending, portfolio, construction and bridge structures.
Management of the loan closing process including:
review and negotiation of the loan documents, in consultation with lender’s in-house legal counsel, local legal counsel, and other internal resources, as well as borrower’s legal counsel and business counterparts; and
ensure the receipt and review of all due diligence items required for a timely closing (e.g., property related reports, title & survey, tenant lease related documentation, property and liability insurance, etc.).
Disbursement of loan proceeds including:
review settlement statements;
collect and direct allocation of funds due to the Company (e.g. escrowed deposits, holdbacks, and fee income); and
facilitate the payment of expenses incurred in connection with the transaction (e.g. legal and third-party expenses).
Utilization of the Department’s real estate transaction management system to ensure:
data quality management relating to each transaction;
approvals for underwriting, due diligence, and investment committee are obtained prior to closing; and
timely transfer of closed loans to the loan management division, including on-boarding to the loan management system.
Participation in various departmental and divisional special projects.
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Real Estate, or related field.
A minimum of five years experience in commercial real estate financing along with an understanding of the loan closing process and the legal issues that arise, and the business analysis that supports each transaction.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Self-motivated, with the ability to effectively prioritize multiple assignments.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft office.
New York Life Real Estate Investors is a full-service, fully-integrated real estate enterprise with $55+ billion in assets under management. The focus is origination and management of real-estate-related debt and equity investments on behalf of New York Life Insurance Company and third-party investors. Our three investment platforms include: Commercial Mortgage Loans, Direct Equity Investment and Real Estate Securities Investment (CMBS and REIT debt). More information on the Company can be found at: www.newyorklife.com/realestateinvestors.
New York Life Real Estate Investors is a division of NYL Investors LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, a 175-year-old mutual life insurance company.
About New York Life Real Estate Investors
When you join New York Life Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, you are joining a global investment company with a long history and passion for career development, innovation, collaboration, and diversity, equity and inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.
As a top 25 global asset management firm with more than $600 billion in assets under management, we have an important mission: to help build a better financial future for our clients, our employees, and our communities. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life Investments, so we can continue to help people achieve their financial aspirations. To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.