Job Details

Corporate - General Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Albany, NY

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Company name

New York State Office of State Comptroller

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General
Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Albany, NY

Date Last Verified

Jul 04,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Associate Counsel The candidate will work closely with investment staff on the negotiation and management of investments across all asset classes including public equity, fixed income, real estate, private equity, real assets, absolute return and opportunistic strategies. Will be involved in the negotiation and/or drafting of all substantive documents with respect to these investments and the review of legal matters arising in the management of the portfolio. Draft and negotiate a variety of investment related contracts such as investment management agreements, advisor and consultant contracts and non-disclosure agreements. Review, comment on, and work with outside counsel on the negotiation of the transaction agreements for alternative investments such as limited partnership agreements, subscription agreements and side letters; directly negotiate issues as necessary, jointly with investment staff or individually, particularly as it relates to side letter negotiations; ensure contract compliance with firm investment law and internal policies and procedures. Advise on fiduciary, investment and policy restrictions or issues as they arise. Review and advise on amendments, consents, major decision requests and other post-closing legal matters for existing investments. Make post-closing most-favored-nation elections. Provide advice on policies and procedures and various other portfolio matters; assist on special projects such as new investment initiatives and programs. Must have NYS Bar admission. Should preferably have 5+ years of large corporate law firm and/or in-house experience. Significant investment management law experience, particularly in respect of alternative investments such as private equity, real estate, real assets, joint ventures, and their underlying investments OR Significant experience in commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions and sales, financing and leasing across a variety of commercial property types is desired. Knowledge of fixed income and public equities investments is a plus. Knowledge of corporate, partnership, securities, and ERISA generally is helpful. Excellent drafting and negotiating skills is an asset. Experience structuring bespoke investment transactions is preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York State Office of State Comptroller
110 State Street
Albany, NY 12236