Real Estate Paralegal

Syracuse, NY

Posted: 05/07/2024 Job Number: 27090722

Job Description

Real Estate Paralegal
Position Responsibilities:

  • Review Purchase and Sale Agreements and prepare closing checklists;

  • Collect and review due diligence materials;

  • Prepare closing documents and settlement statements;

  • Review title evidence, surveys, zoning and compliance issues;

  • Conduct entity searches at Department of State;

  • Conduct on-line research to verify property information;

  • Interact extensively with clients and all parties involved in sale, purchase, leasing or lending transaction;and

  • Provide general support to firm's commercial real estate department.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree, Paralegal Certificate, or equivalent work experience. In addition, qualified candidates must also demonstrate the following skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years of commercial real estate and related experience, including a background in real estate transactions, leasing and development, with a law firm or in-house legal department (Required).

  • Must be an independent, proactive, organized and diligent worker and able to work with minimal direction;

  • Must be able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities;

  • Must be able to multi-task and handle voluminous workflow, work under tight deadlines, balance multiple, detailed tasks simultaneously and prioritize appropriately;

  • Must be able to create positive working relationships and effectively communicate with all parties in the transaction;

  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills;and

  • Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills.

Exceptional work product and a collegial work environment are cornerstones of our success. We are committed to the communities in which we live and work. Our client has long recognized the value, both to its team and to our communities, of active participation in and support of charitable, governmental, professional and community-based organizations.

This position's salary range is between $60, 000 to $70, 000, negotiable based on years'experience.

Offer of employment are contingent on:

  • Completion of a satisfactory conflicts check

  • Completion of a satisfactory background check

Meet Your Recruiter

Peggy Koch
Vice President, National Recruiter

Peggy joined our staff in 2020 bringing 15 years of recruiting experience, and 20+ years of solid experience to the DCM team!  In addition to her degree in Marketing from SUNY Alfred State, she has a demonstrated history in successful placements in the areas of Marketing, Legal, Human Resources, Medical, Accounting/Finance and Engineering.  Peggy prides herself on working tirelessly to help clients and candidates alike find a great fit for their businesses and careers.  Taking her passion for recruitment outside of the workplace, Peggy has used her volunteer time to speak at local colleges to help student-candidates early on in their careers with critical skills for future success such as guidance on creating a solid resume, conducting a successful job search, and the all-important interview preparation.

 When not working hard recruiting, Peggy enjoys traveling and exploring new places, gardening, and baking.

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