Revantage

Sr. AVP, Regulatory Counsel

Job Locations US-Chicago
ID
2022-3969

Who We Are

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

Why This Role Is Valuable  

As part of the Revantage legal team, the Regulatory Counsel will directly support Blackstone’s growing U.S. Multi-Family presence, through working with LivCor and various joint ventures. By staying ahead of emerging regulatory trends this role will support this portfolio’s growth as a leader and innovator in the Multi-Family industry. This position provides a great opportunity to develop skills as a well-rounded in-house counsel and is ideal for a business-oriented attorney with strong customer service and organizational skills and the ability to learn quickly. This position is preferred to be based out of the Revantage headquarters in Chicago, IL or can be based out of our New York, NY or Dallas, TX offices. For the right candidate, we are willing to consider a fully remote position with mandatory monthly travel to Chicago, IL.

How You Add Value

Primary Regulatory Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Company's Head of Legal Compliance on the regulatory compliance program for the nationwide Multi-Family portfolio that Revantage supports
  • Serve as a dedicated legal resource for regulatory issues affecting the Multi-Family business at a federal and state level
  • Identify and respond to existing and emerging regulatory requirements impacting the Multi-Family business line on a day-to-day basis
  • Engage with and coordinate with key stakeholders on regulatory questions
  • Work closely with external regulatory counterparts at various third-party entities, including property managers, to communicate and implement internal regulatory policy positions
  • Oversee external counsel tracking of key Multi-Family regulatory matters
  • Read, analyze and interpret governmental regulations related to the Multi-Family business
  • Communicate regulatory updates on a proactive basis to key stakeholders and operational teams
  • Report accomplishments on an ongoing basis

Other Responsibilities:

  • Support roles in a variety of legal department initiatives aimed at the implementation of process and technology improvements to build Revantage Legal into a best-in-class legal department
  • Liaise with corporate operations legal team to implement required regulatory updates into form contracts and advise on regulatory impacts for new initiatives/process changes
  • Support special projects and ad hoc requests of other attorneys.
  • Optional travel, including potential to participate in site visits, off-sites, and conferences

What You Bring To The Role

Required:

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant regulatory experience preferably in house with a real estate company
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and admission to (or eligibility for admission to) the bar of Illinois
  • Prior experience in the Multi-Family real estate sector
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must have strong drafting, communication, organization, and problem-solving skills

Preferred:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and SmartSheet

Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

 

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