Company: Prudential Financial, Inc.
Position: Vice President, Corporate Counsel – PGI00085 (PGIM Real Estate Law)
Location: Madison, NJ
Description: PGIM Real Estate Law has an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic global investment management business. PGIM Real Estate Law is seeking a Vice President, Corporate Counsel to join the Americas legal team supporting the PGIM Real Estate business with broad responsibility for real estate transactional, asset management and product development matters in the U.S. and Latin America. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Counsel, Americas. The PGIM Real Estate Law Department currently comprises 13 attorneys located in PGIM Real Estate’s offices in Madison, NJ, London, Frankfurt, Mexico City, Singapore and Tokyo. PGIM Real Estate Law is part of Prudential’s Law, Compliance, Business Ethics and External Affairs department. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing advice on a broad range of real estate matters including sales, acquisitions, financings, leasing, property management and development in the U.S. and Latin America; providing advice related to joint ventures, REIT, FIBRA (Mexican REITs) and CKD investment structures as well as other investment transactions; providing advice on the legal and regulatory issues related to the structuring, marketing and launching of new real estate investment funds and other products; and supporting portfolio management and asset management teams.
- Significant law firm or in-house transactional experience (minimum of 6 years). Real estate transactional experience is a plus.
- Fluent in Spanish.
- Desire to learn the PGIM Real Estate business and expand knowledge of the different areas of law that affect the business in the U.S. and Latin America.
- Strong problem-solving, communication and client management skills.
- Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and operate independently in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent judgment, including the ability to provide pragmatic advice and escalate issues when appropriate.
- Ability to collaborate with clients, colleagues and corporate partners at all levels, including senior management.
- General knowledge of the US regulatory framework for private funds and real estate capital markets, such as the Investment Advisers Act, the Securities Act of 1933 and ERISA is a plus.
- General knowledge of rules and regulations related to REITs, FIBRAs and CKDs is a plus.
- Admitted to practice law in at least one state and able to obtain an in-house counsel license, if required.