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Closing Assistant - Multifamily Capital Markets at BGC Partners

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newport Beach, California

Job Description:

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF), operated by Newmark Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRK), is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

The Multifamily Capital Markets platform is the preeminent source of capital solutions for multifamily owners and operators. With a nationwide presence and unparalleled expertise, a 30+ year history and a servicing portfolio of $58 billion representing in excess of 3,400 loans in 49 states. A top five Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Lender in 2017, the Multifamily Capital Markets Group offers a full complement of GSE, FHA, Life Company and Conduit products paired with extensive multifamily, affordable, student, seniors housing and healthcare expertise. This extensive and diverse national platform provides clients with superior execution in every market across the country.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Closing Assistant with 3+ years of experience in office support; previous experience in Commercial Real Estate is preferred. The Closing Assistant's primary responsibility will be to provide day-to-day support to Closing Officers with various functions. This is an entry-level position and is an excellent opportunity to learn about the business for potential career growth. The Bethesda office is highly productive and affords the opportunity to work closely with Originators and Underwriters on the structuring and underwriting of transactions.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Support the Closing Officers - daily. Faxing/scanning/sending emails/preparing faxes/fed ex's/preparing courier packages

  • Monitor Scheduling Calendar, i.e., delivery packages expected, date deliveries to be sent to Investor, settlement dates

  • Prepare and finalize all delivery packages for review by Closing Officer and Closing Manager

  • Upload all final documents to Sharepoint for further upload to Enterprise

  • Prepare and circulate for internal approval all DVP/Schedule I/Prospectus delivery

  • Coordinate w/ MBS Investor the delivery of the DVP and Prospectus delivery

  • Respond to requests from Originations, Underwriting, Asset Management and Servicing

  • Assist department, as needed

Skills, Education and Experience:

  • B.A. degree from a 4 year college preferred

  • Experience in Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac multifamily closing considered a plus

  • Highly developed organizational skills

  • Proficient written/oral presentation skills

  • Ability to problem-solve and exercise independent judgment while displaying a high degree of initiative and accuracy

  • Demonstrated ability to organize prioritize projects

  • Complete multiple tasks on schedule

  • Ability to work productively under minimal supervision

  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office

  • Strong work ethic and pro-active team player able to work effectively under sometimes stressful conditions

Benefits and Perks:

  • Industry leading Parental Leave Policy (up to 16 weeks)

  • Generous healthcare

  • Bright Horizons back-up care program

  • Generous paid time off

  • Education reimbursement

  • Referral Program

  • Opportunities to network and connect

Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Newmark Knight Frank and the job location.

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.