Real Estate Paralegal

Title: Real Estate Paralegal
Department: Legal & Regulatory
Reports to: General Counsel
Direct Reports: 0
Date Posted: May 26th, 2022
Location: Albany, NY, Houston, TX or Hybrid
Travel: 5%


The Real Estate Paralegal will be responsible for assisting legal counsel with matters relating to the company’s acquisition and maintenance of real property interests. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and should be capable of working well both independently and have a proven track record of being able to manage multiple tasks in a highly demanding environment. 


  1. Complete form real estate documents, including options, option memoranda, purchase and sale agreements, leases, lease memoranda, easements, easement memoranda, assignments, notices of exercise, escrow letters, and subordination agreements, surface waivers and other real estate documents 
  1. Coordinate with landowners, internal and external parties for the execution of real estate documents  
  1. Review title reports, identify issues, and prepare title schedules 
  1. Assist the Attorneys and Development Team with satisfying title and financing requirements 
  1. Coordinate with title companies to obtain title reports and title documents in accordance with project schedules 
  1. Review land surveys and site plans 
  1. Assist with document compliance and preparing document summaries 
  1. Assist with approving real estate documents for execution and payment 
  1. Assist in preparing form documents for the development, construction, and operation of projects 
  1. Assist with maintenance of Company documents 
  1. Answer questions on routine document requirements of the Company 
  1. Additional duties as required 


  1. 5+ years of experience as a paralegal supporting attorneys specializing in real estate law 
  1. Comprehensive experience with commercial real estate transactions, renewable energy preferred but not required 
  1. Exceptional organizational and writing skills, as well as the ability to prioritize tasks across multiple projects with competing deadlines 
  1. Proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat 
  1. The ability to work independently but also seek guidance and raise questions promptly 
  1. A courteous, collaborative, diplomatic, and professional demeanor  
  1. A solutions-oriented mindset, and an eye for process improvement 
  1. Paralegal certificate preferred but not required; Bachelor’s degree a plus 
  1. Attention to detail is a must 

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