AVP, Construction Procurement (Insurance & Alternative Solutions)

Job Locations
US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas



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. 



Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires 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 improving our performance 
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes 
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners 


We are looking for an ambitious AVP, Construction Procurement to join our Global Insurance and Alternative Solutions team. This person will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, and analyzing risks inherent to the operations of the company and ultimately reducing the firm’s cost of risk. The AVP will be expected to identify and evaluate the risk exposures and to administer the risk treatment /insurance programs to efficiently manage exposures to those risks, as well as remain informed of the changes that occur within the company and recommend/execute changes to the program(s) as appropriate. They will track and review all insurance policies held by the company and support renewal process annually.

Position Location: Chicago, IL or Dallas, TX



  • Create robust Construction Insurance programs across multiple asset classes.
  • Develop strong, effective working relationships with company’s management and internal customers at each property to communicate construction insurance standards.
  • Establish yourself as the construction resource and educate the Portfolio Companies on the various insurance coverages and risk mitigation opportunities.
  • Implement, administer, and monitor risk management techniques/strategies to efficiently and cost-effectively manage those risks (i.e., risk transfer, risk mitigation/loss control, risk avoidance, risk elimination, risk retention, etc.).
  • Regularly review insurance programs for enhancements and work closely with brokers to create cost savings opportunities.
  • Verifies development activity by collecting and organizing contracts, policies and insurance certificates and comparing to appropriate contracts, leases or agreements. 
  • Effectively interact with company’s risk team, brokers, RMIS vendors and insurers in communicating company’s risk related goals and objectives.
  • Act as an in-house resource to educate, advise, and counsel company management, property staff and business partners where necessary to reduce or transfer risks.
  • Assist Risk Management Transaction team with review of construction policies and contracts for acquisitions actively under construction or immediately post construction.
  • Coordinate issuance and distribution of Certificates of Insurance to company business partners with the broker. Evaluate and monitor incoming certificates to determine if they meet the appropriate contractual requirements and take needed action if not.
  • Review insurance binders, invoices, and policies for accuracy and manage the retention of policies, schedules of insurance and other risk management documentation based on company’s retention policy.
  • Participate in forums, risk management educational programs and other educational opportunities to stay abreast of emerging issues affecting risks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestically. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Accounting, (Computational/Quantitative) Finance, Economics or related field required
  • Minimum 5-7 years overall risk experience
  • Demonstrable and current in-depth knowledge and understanding of various real estate sectors, including the main products and services produced and processes used
  • 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
  • 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



  • Relevant professional designation (e.g., CPCU, ARM) 


Perks for You

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


EEO Statement

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant, employee, or other covered person based on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, race, color, caste, immigration status, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation or related medical conditions), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), protected leave status, domestic violence victim status, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email


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