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Vice President Corporate Counsel - PGIM Real Estate - PGI000BK

Madison, NJ 07940
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Madison

Vice President, Corporate Counsel

Position 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 in the U.S. and Latin America with responsibility for fund formation and investment management as well as special projects.  This individual will report to the Chief Counsel, Americas. 

Business Description

PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the global investment businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) which ranks as one of top 10 asset managers in the world with more than $1.3 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019.  Redefining the real estate investing landscape since 1970, PGIM Real Estate has professionals in 18 cities in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific with deep local knowledge and expertise, and gross assets under management of $72.2 billion (net $50.2 billion) as of December 31, 2019.  PGIM Real Estate offers to its global client base a broad range of real estate equity, debt and securities investment strategies that span the risk/return spectrum. 

PGIM Real Estates Law Department currently comprises 14 attorneys located in PGIM Real Estates offices in Madison, NJ, San Francisco, London, Frankfurt, Mexico City, Singapore and Tokyo.  PGIM Real Estate Law is part of Prudentials Law, Compliance, Business Ethics and External Affairs department. 

Key responsibilities include:

         Providing advice on legal and regulatory issues related to the structuring, marketing and launching new real estate investment funds and other products.

         Supporting product development activities, including the structuring of investments by non-US investors in funds and other investment vehicles.

         Supporting portfolio management teams with ongoing fund management issues.

         Providing advice related to joint ventures, REIT structuring and compliance and other investment transactions.

         Providing advice on regulatory issues, fund governance and litigation matters as needed. 

         Retaining, managing and coordinating outside counsel.

         Supporting and driving diversity and inclusion efforts, including the retention of diverse outside counsel. 



         Relevant law firm or in-house experience in fund formation, investment management, private equity and/or real estate capital markets (minimum of 5 years). 

         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.

         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.

         Familiarity with REIT rules and US tax laws related to private funds, including structuring investments for non-US investors is a plus.

         Cross-border or international experience is a plus.

         Admitted to practice law in at least one state and able to obtain an in-house counsel license, if required.


The position may be based in PGIM Real Estates headquarters in Madison, NJ, New York, NY or San Francisco, CA.  If an individual is based in New York, NY or another NJ office, she will be required to work out of our Madison, NJ office 2-3x a week.

@!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States Asia Europe and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The companys well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength stability expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services including life insurance annuities retirement-related services mutual funds asset management and real estate services. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-04-08 Expires: 2020-06-06

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