AVP, Risk Transactions

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas
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Revantage is a Corporate Services affiliate of the Blackstone Group, the world’s largest alternative investment firm.  Revantage 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.


This position can be based in either Chicago, IL or Dallas, TX.



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


This role works directly with the Blackstone transaction team to provide insurance estimates, review coverage, and ensure lender compliance for real estate acquisitions across multiple asset classes. The role collaborates across multiple departments in a fast paced environment to deliver meaningful cost savings to acquisitions.


  • Deliver high quality and clear risk management guidance as an integral part of all Blackstone’s transactions; ensure adequate insurance is in place at close 
  • Consistently adhere to deal standards for estimate delivery, communication, tracking and due diligence best practices
  • Manage broker relationships to establish processes allowing for prompt turnaround of deliverables
  • Partner closely with investment professionals to explain and evaluate the risks of any transaction, whether they arise in transaction documentation, diligence, or otherwise
  • Train and develop deal teams to be sensitized to risk management issues at the investment and organizational levels
  • Determine optimal insurance coverage and price for each deal by evaluating risk characteristics throughout the due diligence period
  • Utilize internal Risk Management Information Systems (RMIS) to manage deal flow and communicate transaction specific information
  • Effectively interact with company’s risk team, brokers, RMIS vendors and insurers in communicating company’s risk related goals and objectives
  • Manage (from a risk management perspective) acquisitions made by company including a due diligence risk / insurance budget and implementation of appropriate risk management treatments to handle the exposures
  • Participate in forums, risk management educational programs and other educational opportunities to stay abreast of emerging issues affecting risks
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Accounting, (Computational/Quantitative) Finance, Economics or related field
  • Minimum 5-10 years overall risk experience
  • Demonstrable and current in-depth knowledge and understanding of the real estate industry
  • First-class interpersonal skills, including relationship building and maintenance
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written), numerical, presentation & organizational skills
  • The ability to travel 10-15% domestically
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where superior time-management and prioritization skills are essential


  • 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


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