Legal & Compliance – Real Estate - Attorney BXMT, SVP

BlackstoneNew York, New YorkFull Time

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Business Unit:

Legal & Compliance/ Real Estate

Blackstone Mortgage Trust

Blackstone Mortgage Trust (NYSE:BXMT) is a real estate finance company that originates senior loans collateralized by commercial real estate in North America, Europe, and Australia. Our investment objective is to preserve and protect shareholder capital while producing attractive risk-adjusted returns primarily through dividends generated from current income from our loan portfolio. Our portfolio is composed primarily of loans secured by high-quality, institutional assets in major markets, sponsored by experienced, well-capitalized real estate investment owners and operators. These senior loans are capitalized by accessing a variety of financing options, depending on our view of the most prudent strategy available for each of our investments. We are externally managed by BXMT Advisors L.L.C., a subsidiary of Blackstone. Further information is available at

Job Description:

Blackstone is seeking an attorney for the Real Estate Legal & Compliance team in New York to primarily support the day-to-day operations for Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (BXMT), a market-leading publicly traded commercial mortgage real estate investment trust. The attorney will work on a variety of legal and compliance-related matters involving BXMT while collaborating cross-functionally across the Real Estate business and Blackstone.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide legal counsel on matters relating to BXMT’s day-to-day operations including finance, tax, investor relations and KYC/AML
  • Draft, review and/or advise on filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including annual and quarterly reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, proxy statements, Forms S-8, and Section 16 filings
  • Ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations
  • Liaise with management on all aspects of corporate governance, including board and committee meeting planning and preparation of meeting materials
  • Provide broad transactional support on a wide range of commercial real estate loan and ancillary transactions, including credit facilities, CLOs and asset securitizations
  • Oversee BXMT’s corporate/legal structure
  • Coordinate with other members of Legal & Compliance and external counsel to monitor, and implement responses to, regulatory developments that impact BXMT and the various Blackstone businesses
  • Work closely with the Real Estate and Blackstone ESG teams on environmental, social and governance initiatives affecting BXMT


Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are detail-oriented, process-driven, and have a genuine desire to learn and grow in a collaborative team-based setting. The successful candidate should have:

  • JD preferably from a top law school
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as a capital markets, public company advisory or similar lawyer (law firm, in-house or combination thereof)
  • Strong knowledge of ’33 Act, ‘34 Act and NYSE regulations
  • Strong team player with a desire to contribute to a collaborative work environment
  • Ability to independently manage disparate workstreams
  • Capability to be proactive in new situations and to manage projects independently to conclusion
  • Willingness to liaise between business team members (investment, asset management) and firm-wide corporate groups (legal, marketing, accounting, finance, operations, tax)

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Expected annual base salary range:

$225,000 - $275,000

Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

  • Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;
  • Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;
  • Supervising or training securities licensed employees;
  • Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and
  • Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * must be completed to be considered for employment (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

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