Arbor Realty Trust

  • Closing Officer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Closing Officer will be responsible for coordinating the receipt and analysis of all legal diligence required for closing multifamily agency loans (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA).


    The Closing Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:


    • Coordinate and manage the legal due diligence process for commercial mortgage originations
    • Work with internal and external counsel to ensure all material issues related to the review of title policies, surveys, loan and organizational documents and ucc/litigation searches are cleared
    • Establish and maintain close communication with each transaction’s originator, underwriter, closing counsel and borrower representatives
    • Prepare and issue financing commitments based upon approved loan terms
    • Review and respond to legal questions and issues presented by screening, underwriting and servicing departments


    Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Law degree is a plus


    Experience: Preference for at least two (2) years of real estate closing experience, but will consider a recent law school graduate.




    • Must be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented and able to operate under strict timelines in a fast-paced environment with a high volume of transactions
    • Must possess excellent oral communication and writing skills
    • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills required
    • Knowledge of the following a plus:
      • Fannie Mae, FHA and/or Freddie Mac Loan Programs
      • Title, survey and organizational structure matters


    Travel:   None


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