Vice President, Debt Capital Markets
New York, NY 
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Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

Link Logistics Real Estate ("Link") owns and operates the largest U.S.-only portfolio of logistics real estate, leasing warehouse space to everyone from e-commerce giants to mom-and-pop shops. Established by Blackstone in 2019, we combine scale, cutting-edge technology, and logistics expertise to help our customers grow their businesses. Our portfolio includes more than 500 million square feet in dynamic markets nationwide. About 6 percent of U.S. GDP-translating to some $1.4 trillion every year-flows through the space Link customers occupy in our facilities.

Because we believe that good business must be synonymous with doing good, strong environmental, social and governance practices are foundational to our identity as a firm. These practices include setting ambitious goals to combat climate change, partnering with local nonprofits, and prioritizing internal diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. We seek to use our position, ideas, and influence to drive progress in our industry and the wider world. At Link, we give our customers space to grow-and we give people space to grow, too.

Link is looking for a highly motivated candidate to lead the origination of new loans for Link's 3,500+ stabilized assets and 100+ development projects. Reporting directly to Link's head of debt capital markets, the role will involve building new and existing relationships with lenders to originate construction, transitional or permanent loans, working closely with Link's Investment, Development, and Property Management teams to prepare loan materials and ensure smooth loan closings to execute construction projects and portfolio strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead Loan Origination: Identify and evaluate potential lending institutions suitable for financing both stabilized assets and assets under development. Prepare marketing materials and lead lender due diligence process. Collaborate with legal counsel to review, negotiate, and finalize loan documentation.

  • Relationship Building: Develop and maintain relationships with lenders and other financial institutions. Cultivate partnerships to secure competitive loan terms.

  • Financial Analysis: Perform financial modeling and analysis to evaluate financing, including cash flow projections and/or cost estimation. Prepare comprehensive loan packages to present to lenders.

  • Coordination: Collaborate with Link Investment or Development teams and other stakeholders to gather necessary information and documentation for financings. Coordinate with Blackstone's Capital Markets and Asset Management teams to ensure smooth loan origination process.

  • Help manage and guide junior team members.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, real estate, business administration, or a related field

  • 5+ years' experience in loan origination or similar capital markets roles

  • In-depth knowledge of construction financing, loan structuring, and underwriting processes

  • Strong financial analysis and modeling skills

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with lenders and financial institutions

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills

  • Proficiency in financial software and tools, including Excel

$220,000 - $260,000 represents the presently anticipated base compensation pay range for this position at Link. Actual pay may vary based on various factors, including but not limited to location and experience. This job is also eligible for a discretionary bonus.

Link provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, retirement savings plan, paid holidays, paid time off.

The direct compensation and benefits described above are subject to the terms and conditions of any governing plans, policies, practices, agreements, or other materials or documents as in effect from time to time, including but not limited to terms and conditions regarding eligibility.

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 People@linklogistics.com.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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