The Associate General Counsel will support Post Brothers in all areas of its growing business, including without limitation, real estate development, property management and general contracting. Duties will include the management of all legal aspects of the retail portfolio, including lease negotiations, drafting and enforcement, the preparation, review, negotiation and execution of prime construction, subcontract, architecture, building engineering, materials supply and other vendor contracts, and assisting the General Counsel on financings, equity raises and zoning and development work. In addition, the candidate will be tasked with maintaining all property and corporate licenses and databases. This candidate will be a skilled and confident drafter of legal contracts, be motivated by the varied demands of a highly dynamic growth business and possess intellectual curiosity about the complex legal and commercial issues involved in the acquisition, entitlement, construction, leasing and financing of real estate projects.
To date, Post Brothers has financed and acquired or developed over 5,000 apartment units and over 300,000 square feet of complimentary office and retail space at a cost of approximately $1.8 billion with invested equity of $500 million. The Company has a development pipeline of owned property in excess of 2 million square feet. Post Brothers is vertically integrated to undertake all areas of the development process in that it has a full entitlement group, general contracting arm, supply company, property and asset management group and specialized equity raising and deal structuring teams. With over 200 employees, Post Brothers believes that its people possess best-in-class skill sets across all areas of real estate development and operations, and it strives to further differentiate itself every day. Post Brothers is an industry leader in green and LEED developments and strives to build projects the right way for the earth and the investor.
A competitive compensation package will be offered for this position, consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
Licensed attorney in Pennsylvania or New York.
Juris Doctorate from top tier school preferred.
3+ years handling structured finance and joint ventures – construction industry experience is preferred, but not essential.
Sufficient experience and confidence to advise business leaders on contract matters and to negotiate directly with partner-level counsel from AM Law 50 firms.
Ability to multitask and continuously prioritize and reprioritize critical actions.
Must be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently and under time pressure.
Strong analytical and research skills.
Eager, adept and concise communicator; the type of person who will first call, and then email, and then call again, until the matter is done.
Expected to work out of the office in Philadelphia with relocation assistance available for the right candidate.
Internal Number: 124045
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