Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. - Uniondale, NY3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $60,000 a year
Arbor Realty Trust is seeking a hard-working and highly-motivated, detail-oriented, Paralegal to join our growing Legal team. This role will be ideal for individuals who seek to be challenged and acquire knowledge and skills in an atmosphere built on teamwork. The Paralegal will be responsible for drafting correspondence letters, document imaging and uploading. The majority of work will be through email and telephone dealing with various Arbor departments and outside counsels.

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

Revise, assemble and distribute loan, credit, and other legal documents for the Transactional and Corporate Groups, and incorporate comments to such documents
Prepare and obtain signature pages to documents and transmit documents to third parties, including running blacklines of documents
Assist with the filing of required state and federal business and entity organizational documents for the Corporate Group
Create, maintain and review deal files for Transactional Group
Draft and create, maintain and review deal files for Transactional Group
Draft and transmit correspondence
Assist with due diligence review by attorneys
Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field

Experience: Minimum of 1-2 or more years of experience as a legal assistant/paralegal servicing a team of attorneys. Commercial Real Estate experience is a plus. Past work as a Closing Coordinator, a plus.

Must be proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook. PowerPoint and Visio a plus
Candidate must be able to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced work environment while keeping a high level of accuracy in work product
Must be articulate and have great follow through
Excellent grammar skills is a must
Must be highly organized and willing to learn new things
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong Word processing experience