Arbor, a real estate investment trust that invests in a diversified portfolio of multifamily and commercial real estate-related loans and other real estate-related assets has a career opportunity within our Depew, NY office for a Counsel. The Counsel is responsible for reviewing and analyzing Agency (Fannie Mae, FHA and Freddie Mac) servicing and asset management issues and requests. This position is also responsible for advising the servicing and asset management group on approvals/rejections of borrower requests and on legal and product-based analyses associated with property, ownership and loan agreement requests and modifications, as well as drafting responses to inquiries.
The Counsel will have the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in finance related field and J.D. are required. Credit training a plus.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years commercial real estate experience at a law firm and/or in house at a corporation. The ideal candidate will have experience with creditor rights, special servicing, and litigation and bankruptcy management focused on multifamily and commercial real estate and mortgages (FNMA, FHLMC, FHA, and HUD).
Travel: Up to 5%