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Legal and Compliance Associate

Job ID 371
Los Angeles, CA

The Role
 

As a member of the Legal and Compliance team, the Legal and Compliance Associate partners with General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Deputy General Counsel, and Director of Private Fund Compliance on matters relating to compliance.

This role is based in ARA’s Los Angeles office. Candidates will be expected to be local residents and commute to the office, with a minimum of two days a week currently required, and a potential requirement for additional days in the future.

Essential Functions

 
Compliance

  • Assist the Compliance team with maintenance of all SEC required documents and reporting obligations
  • Maintain ARA’s Contract Log and send reminders to various departments regarding expiration and auto-renewals.
  • Maintain Disaster Recovery program, including managing quarterly and semi-annual updates of the firm’s disaster recovery portal and documentation.
  • Handle service of process received by CT for active entities.
  • Partner with Office Assistant to conduct annual off-site records clean-up.
  • Support annual compliance audit of Compliance’s policies and procedures.
  • Support annual campaign finance review activities.
  • Conduct quarterly reviews of ARA employees’ and third-party service providers’ LinkedIn profiles to ensure compliance with SEC social media requirements.
  • Complete periodic California Lobbyist Registration Filing.
  • Oversee semi-annual filing of Maryland Disclosure Statements.
  • Maintain blue sky tracking log to ensure compliance with State Securities Laws in the firm’s Regulation D offerings.
  • Draft quarterly Portfolio Manager certificates and coordinate execution.
  • Assist with other compliance related matters connected to the firm’s commingled funds.

 
Entity Maintenance

  • Coordinate all entity formation, dissolution, and authorizations.
  • Manage Annual Maintenance/Written Consents Processes.

Candidate Qualifications

 
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

  • At least two years’ experience in firms such as law, accounting, investment banking, private equity, or other similar industries, preferred.
  • Candidate must be
    • Self-reliant, self-confident, adaptable and flexible,
    • Able to work effectively in teams and individually,
    • Able to thrive on challenges and significant responsibility,
    • Work well under pressure with tight turnarounds and deadlines,
    • Exceptionally well organized and detail oriented individual,
    • Analytical and resourceful with the ability to strictly monitor and adhere to detailed processes and procedures,

 
Compentencies
 

The ideal candidate for this role will exhibit competency in the areas listed below. At ARA, we see possessing these traits as vital to the success of the position:

Creative Thinking – An innovative thinker who translates thoughts into actionable items.

Works Collaboratively – A team player with a commitment to achieving objectives through collective action and communication.

High Energy – Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where multi-tasking is essential.

Models Our Values – Conducts daily business and interactions with mindfulness to reflect ARA’s culture and promote its values and standards.

Results Driven – Outperforms expectations and promotes the firm’s competitive advantage through an analytical and context-driven approach to problem-solving.

 
Job Specifications
 

  • Expected work hours: 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.
  • Travel: Business trips with overnight stays may be required. Occasionally may need to drive a personal vehicle for business.
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.
  • Vaccination is required to enter the workspace and ARA will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.

Compensation
 

  • Full Time with Benefits
  • Estimated salary: $20 - $30 per hour based on qualifications.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

American Realty Advisors is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race and associated traits, sex, gender, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, genetic information, military, and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law state or federal law. This policy governs all aspects of employment at American Realty Advisors, including hiring, assignments, training, promotion, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and employment conditions.

ARA considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance No. 184652.

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Counsel, Real Estate

Job ID 343
Los Angeles, CA

The Role

 
The Counsel, Real Estate will be responsible for advising members of the Asset Management team and senior management on all manner of operational real estate issues stemming from the ownership of a nationwide portfolio of commercial real estate assets. This role drafts and negotiates sundry real estate transactional documents on behalf of ARA's commingled investment funds and tailored investment portfolios.

Based in ARA's Los Angeles office, this position will work closely with the Associate General Counsel, Real Estate, the Managing Director, Asset Management, and ARA's outside counsel on a routine basis. Litigation support and the reporting thereof to these team members and Senior Management are a part of this role.

 Daily, you will interact closely with sophisticated internal and external partners in the real estate private equity space, aiming to achieve a superior risk-adjusted result in every transaction with which you are involved, thus fulfilling your fiduciary duty to ARA's clients and investors. As in-house legal positions are for seasoned attorneys, your broad base of prior real estate experience (whether in the acquisition, disposition, financing, construction, land use, or joint venture space, etc.) will be utilized and will come into play when advising your business clients on the asset management matters that arise for a real estate investment manager such as ARA.

Essential Functions
 

  • Draft and negotiate office, industrial, mixed-use, and retail leases, subleases, amendments, assignments, letters of intent, and other related leasing documents.
    • For example, lease amendments, consents to assignments, consents to subleases, license agreements, etc., in addition to confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, property management agreements, license service agreements, vendor agreements
  • Draft and negotiate contracts relating to property management, leasing services, design, construction, licenses, easements, and other service agreements.
  • Strategically guide landlord and tenant legal issues, tenant default matters, including tenant bankruptcies and other miscellaneous legal matters.
  • Provide guidance and advice on legal aspects of leasing and other general real estate matters, including land use and title issues.
  • As needed, provide support concerning eviction proceedings and alternatives such as direct negotiations with tenants to obtain possession and monetary judgments. Outline and assess the available options to pursue and direct the strategic approach from a cost and benefit (i.e., recovery) view.
  • Support the Associate General Counsel, Real Estate in other real estate legal matters as requested, including litigation support.

 
Candidate Qualifications
 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • A member (in good standing) of the California State Bar (or willing and able to become a Registered In-House Counsel with the California State Bar).
  • Six plus years’ experience as a real estate attorney, preferably in Big Law. Some prior in-house experience is desirable.

 
Competencies
 

The ideal candidate for this role will exhibit competency in the areas listed below. At ARA, we see possessing these traits as vital to the success of the position:

  • Creative Thinking – An innovative thinker who translates thoughts into actionable items.
  • Works Collaboratively – A team player with a commitment to achieving objectives through collective action and communication.
  • High Energy – Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where multi-tasking is essential.
  • Models Our Values – Conducts daily business and interactions with mindfulness that reflects ARA's culture and promotes its values and standards.
  • Results Driven – Outperforms expectations and promotes the firm's competitive advantage through an analytical and context-driven approach to problem-solving.

 
Job Specifications
 

  • Expected work hours: 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.
  • Travel: Occasionally may need to drive a personal vehicle for business.
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment at ARA's downtown Los Angeles corporate offices.

 
Compensation
 

  • Estimated Salary: $125,000 to $225.000. Actual compensation will vary based on candidate’s qualifications, education, and experience

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

American Realty Advisors is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race and associated traits, sex, gender, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, genetic information, military, and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law state or federal law. This policy governs all aspects of employment at American Realty Advisors, including hiring, assignments, training, promotion, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and employment conditions.

ARA considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance No. 184652.

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Assistant Vice President, Risk Management

Job ID 372
Los Angeles, CA or Chicago, IL

The Role
 

The Assistant Vice President, Risk Management, will assist the Senior Vice President, Risk Management, in the day-to-day administration of ARA’s risk management strategies and insurance programs and will take the lead on the construction related insurance placements and single-family rental portfolio.

This role is based in either one of ARA’s downtown Los Angeles or Chicago offices. Candidates will be expected to be local residents and commute to the office.

Essential Functions
 

  • Assume the primary role of the design and management of the property and liability programs of insurance for the single-family rental portfolio.
  • Lead the placement of required coverage for development projects in line with overall risk management strategies.
  • Work to support the risk information system including policy administration, and data management.
  • Support SVP to assemble the underwriting information for the various programs
  • Work with the SVP to achieve optimum program of risk retention and risk transfer through insurance, risk engineering and contract negotiations.
  • Serve as a central point of contact concerning premium payments, premium allocations, and asset acquisition budgets. 
  • Interface with asset managers, lenders, property managers, leasing agents, buyers, sellers, and internal and external counsel on technical insurance and risk management matters.
  • Contribute to the management of our third-party vendor services for various data platforms specific to the risk management team.
  • Support the development and delivery of risk management programs to the organization, including meaningful communication and coordination inside and outside the organization.

 
Candidate Qualifications
 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a major in business, real estate, finance, accounting, or similar background required.
  • Continuing education or coursework in insurance such as CPCU, ARM, CRM, and INS designations preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in risk management focused on insurance programs, premium payments, brokers, and claims management. 
  • Experience in a collaborative risk management department with a proactive approach towards avoiding and minimizing risk, preferred. 
  • Experience with Riskonnect software is preferred.
     

Competencies
 

The ideal candidate for this role will exhibit competency in the areas listed below. At ARA, we see possessing these traits as vital to the success of the position:

Creative Thinking – An innovative thinker who translates thoughts into actionable items.

Works Collaboratively – A team player with a commitment to achieving objectives through collective action and communication.

High Energy – Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where multi-tasking is essential.

Models Our Values – Conducts daily business and interactions with mindfulness to reflect ARA’s culture and promote its values and standards.

Results Driven – Outperforms expectations and promotes the firm’s competitive advantage through an analytical and context-driven approach to problem-solving.

 
Job Specifications
 

  • Expected work hours: 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.
  • Travel: Business trips with overnight stays may be required. Occasionally may need to drive a personal vehicle for business.
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.
  • Vaccination is required to enter the workspace and ARA will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.

Compensation 
 

Estimated Salary: $125,000 to $225.000. Actual compensation will vary based on candidate’s qualifications, education, and experience

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

American Realty Advisors is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race and associated traits, sex, gender, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, genetic information, military, and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law state or federal law. This policy governs all aspects of employment at American Realty Advisors, including hiring, assignments, training, promotion, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and employment conditions.

ARA considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance No. 184652.

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Sustainability Analyst

Job ID 369
Los Angeles, CA

Job Summary
 

Working under the Director of ESG supervision for ARA, the Sustainability Analyst supports and improves the delivery of business sustainability performance.  This role reviews and performs analysis on data and operating performance, with reporting to team members and senior leadership. There are a number of primary responsibilities, utilizing both business and technical skill sets:

  • Provide performance analysis, market intelligence and benchmarking insights and energy forecasting to support the Sustainability team and the business in their decision-making processes.
  • Develop innovative ways to improve the visual communication of sustainability-related data to internal employees and the external market.
  • Develop management tools, templates and databases to become a valued business reporting advisor.
  • Manage environmental and social data capture and reporting, using systems such as Excel, Tableau, other platforms.
  • Manage the sustainability reporting and engage with external groups.
  • Provide support to projects on gathering data metrics and analysis.
  • Assist in the delivery and support of sustainability projects / initiatives.
  • Perform financial modelling around key sustainability metrics.

  

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare reports / dashboards for operations.
  • Obtain data for allocated projects / assets and capture data and evidence in sustainability systems.
  • Review sustainability reporting and following-up any data gaps with the broader project teams.
  • Design and Prepare the Business Reporting on a monthly basis.
  • Oversee the external sustainability consulting groups.
  • Generate ad-hoc sustainability reports as required by senior management.
  • Evaluate and analyze sustainability data and trends to provide intelligence to the organization.
  • Provide benchmarking and market intelligence information
  • Develop analytical tools that provide enhanced decision-making capability
  • Provide support, troubleshooting and development of enhancements to existing tools.
  • Perform financial modelling around key sustainability metrics including quantitative analysis of long- and short-term impacts to revenue, costs, asset values, insurance etc
  • Work to support, identify and assess future ESG projects
  • Create budgets for specific projects and overall program.

 
Basic Qualifications

 

  • Experience in a corporate environmental and/or sustainability related field (with minimum 2 years work experience) with strong technical knowledge of sustainability issues.
  • Experience in data management, data auditing, trending and analysis, and sustainability performance reporting (energy, emissions, water, waste, economic data).
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in software applications such as MS Excel and Energy Star Portfolio Manager for analysis, review and reporting of sustainability data.
  • Ability to develop and implement sustainability performance reporting templates for internal and external use.
  • Experience in delivering initiatives within an organization that has multiple stakeholders
  • Accountability and proven project management skills (time, budget, resources).
  • Drives continuous improvement, identifying ways for managing sustainability more efficiently and effectively.
  • Interpersonal ability, particularly skills in change management and stakeholder engagement will be a benefit.
  • Proven experience managing both internal and external customers.
  • Proven experience using effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills to individuals and/or small groups.
  • LEED AP or GA is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent experience.

 
Work Environment
 

  • Expected work hours: 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.
  • Travel: Business trips with overnight stays may be required.  Occasionally may need to drive a personal vehicle for business.
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.
  • Vaccination is required to enter the workspace and ARA will consider accommodations for disability and religious based reasons.

 
Compensation
 

  • Estimated Salary: $70,000 - $120,000.  Actual compensation will vary based on candidate’s qualifications, education, and experience,

The work environment characteristics here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office environment; temperature controlled

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Investor Relations Associate

Job ID 368
Los Angeles, CA

Job Summary
 

Working under the Executive Managing Director, Sales and Marketing’s supervision for ARA, you will work within the Client Administration team with primary responsibilities in the administration of investor accounts for ARA’s clients participating in its commingled funds.  This role focuses on meeting the reporting, information, and data needs of investors related to their investments with ARA. You will be involved in a wide range of client communication including financial reporting, compliance, and capital flow information.  You will be responsible for new client onboarding and the maintenance of contact information and data for the funds’ limited partner accounts.  You will have the opportunity to interact with other functions and departments within ARA to provide investors with high quality service in helping meet their reporting and information needs.

 
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
 

  • Respond to all client information requests quickly with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Execute quarterly and annual reporting requirements on a timely basis, meeting both internal and external deadlines.
  • Assemble and distribute regular client correspondence and legal documents in relation to new business, client reporting, compliance requirements, and fund capital flows.
  • Coordinate with and support ARA’s Marketing teams with information necessary for completion of quarterly reporting, marketing presentations, and ad hoc client data requests.
  • Assist the firm's new business and client service efforts by providing client and firm related information and analysis utilizing investor and other data from various internal and external data sources.
  • Deliver reports under strict deadlines, balancing the need for speed and efficiency with quality analysis and crisp writing that enhances ARA's institutional brand.
  • Update internal databases and CRM with investor information on an as-needed basis.

The above listing represents the general duties considered essential functions of the job and is not to be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

  

Basic Qualifications
 

  • Bachelor's degree, emphasis in Finance, economics, real estate, business management or communications preferred.
  • A minimum one year of experience at an investment management or financial services firm, preferably performing client reporting, information gathering, or data analytics.
  • Familiarity with or understanding of the institutional investment management industry and the environment in which real estate investments managers operate preferred.
  • High quality communication, writing, and editing skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word (performing mail merges) and Excel (use of lookup functions, pivot tables, arrays, etc.), and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience in working with Salesforce or other equivalent CRM system.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects/action items at once and to work independently as well as collaboratively, both within the Investor Relations team and with the firm's professionals.
  • Strong project management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Understand the firm's goals, the institutional investment management environment, and institutional real estate products, as well as competitive real estate investment strategies.

 

Work Environment

 

  • Expected work hours: 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.
  • Travel: Business trips with overnight stays may be required.  Occasionally may need to drive a personal vehicle for business.
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.
  • Vaccination is required to enter the workspace and ARA will consider accommodations for disability and religious based reasons.

Compensation
 

  • Estimated Salary: $75,000 - $120,000.  Actual compensation will vary based on candidate’s qualifications, education, and experience,

The work environment characteristics here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office environment; temperature controlled

 

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Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Job ID 366
New York, NY

The Role
 

You will have primary responsibility for identifying, developing, and closing new business for ARA’s full array of commingled fund and separate account products, focusing primarily on institutional investors located in the Western United States. In addition, this role will be responsible for providing client service to communicate with, retain, and expand existing ARA investors in the region.

You will have the opportunity to create a comprehensive new business development program to ensure the successful expansion of ARA’s assets under management working in partnership with senior leadership, investment professionals, and the Investor Relations team, to increase the firm’s identity in the marketplace, to position us competitively, promote our products and services, and ultimately achieve success in closing business and solidifying existing client and consultant relationships to maintain and expand business.

This position reports directly to ARA’s Head of Business Development and is the direct outreach point person to investors in this territory. The ideal candidate will have proven capital raising success, leadership acumen, and demonstrated industry relationships that can be accessed in the pursuit of new business including public and private pension plans and other institutional investors in the territory.

 
Essential Functions
 

  • Develop and execute a proactive, ongoing relationship program with institutional prospects in the Eastern United States.
  • Implement the business development plan directly through prospect calling in areas where ARA currently does not have relationships either directly as well as through established client relationships.
  • Work with field consultants and senior members of consulting firms to expand ARA’s identity and product profile to develop opportunities beyond the firm’s traditional capital sources.
  • Collect information on targeted prospects and new business opportunities through phone, e-mail, and in-person contact.
  • Proactively seek out, uncover, and provide to senior management and team members current market information regarding prospective clients, consultants, and competitors to improve the firm’s overall competitive position and understanding of investor’s investment needs and goals.
  • Give new business presentations and client review presentations either alone or in conjunction with senior leadership and investment professionals.
  • Represent the firm at industry, prospect, and client-sponsored events.
  • Communicate regularly with new business prospects, focusing on deepening the staff and board member relationships to identify potential new business opportunities.
  • Contribute to and review marketing and client service materials (including executive summaries, articles, consultant questionnaires, performance returns, compliance information, newsletters, tombstones, presentation materials, etc.) for the firm with information from outside sources including clients, consultants, and competitors.
  • Communicate proactively on all issues surrounding activities regularly.

 
Candidate Qualifications
 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

  • Undergraduate degree required, preferably in business administration, finance, or related field. Advanced degree in a related field recommended.
  • 4-8 years of experience in the institutional investment industry in a similar capacity. Real estate/private asset knowledge is a plus.
  • Demonstrable network of pre-existing investor relationships that can be accessed for new business opportunities.
  • Established relationships with investment consultants, competitors, and other industry relationships.
  • Embrace the firm’s goals, philosophy, process, and products, understand the firm’s products and how they are positioned competitively, and employ a sales process that complies with acting as an SEC registered investment advisor and as a fiduciary under ERISA.

 
Competencies
 

The ideal candidate for this role will exhibit competency in the areas listed below. At ARA, we see possessing these traits as vital to the success of the position:

Creative Thinking – An innovative thinker who translates thoughts into actionable items.

Works Collaboratively – A team player with a commitment to achieving objectives through collective action and communication.

High Energy – Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where multi-tasking is essential.

Models Our Values – Conducts daily business and interactions with mindfulness to reflect ARA’s culture and promote its values and standards.

Results Driven – Outperforms expectations and promotes the firm’s competitive advantage through an analytical and context-driven approach to problem-solving.

 
Job Specifications
 

  • Expected work hours: 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.
  • Travel: Business trips with overnight stays may be required. Occasionally may need to drive a personal vehicle for business.
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.
  • Vaccination is required to enter the workspace and ARA will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.

 
Compensation 
 

Estimated Salary: $205,000 – $305,000.  Actual compensation will vary based on candidate’s qualifications, education, and experience.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

American Realty Advisors is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race and associated traits, sex, gender, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, genetic information, military, and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law state or federal law. This policy governs all aspects of employment at American Realty Advisors, including hiring, assignments, training, promotion, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and employment conditions.

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ARA is committed to equal employment opportunity and applies the principals of openness and diversity to all aspects of employment including hiring, assignments, training, promotions, compensation, employee benefits and issue resolution, employee discipline and discharge, and any other terms and conditions of employment. We do not discriminate on any basis protected by local, state, or federal law including, but not limited to, race, sex, gender, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, citizenship status, or any other basis.

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