Careers at CPC

Portfolio Administator - Construction Team

The Portfolio Administrator in the Construction Team will be responsible for providing loan maintenance for an individual book of loans, providing superior customer service to both internal and external customers.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Borrowers and Origination staff to collect/review underwriting packages and closing documents for thoroughness, accuracy, and compliance with the RAAC. Coordinate closing with all appropriate parties.
  • Draft closing letters, escrow worksheets, accounting and loan setups and other exhibits and post-closing documentation for all new business construction loan conversion closings, and construction advances and coordinate disbursement of funds in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Ensure advance processing and loan activity are in compliance with the RAAC, engineering policies, construction loan documents, and loan special conditions.
  • Maintain and monitor collateral database and Letter of Credit portfolio to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor delinquent and maturing construction loans, seek payment, ensure monthly updates are tracked and prepare legal, acceleration and foreclosure statements.
  • Prepare, track and follow-up on loan’s special conditions to ensure that all loan terms are complete and in compliance.
  • Manage and monitor all cross collateralized loan documentation, including the tracking of and correspondence with external banks.
  • Order title continuations for construction loan advances and review title continuations for accuracy to ensure that all documents needed for the chain of title are received.
  • Monitor new business and conversion pipeline in support of the Portfolio Managers and Analysts.
  • Run weekly insurance analyses and maintain current insurance policies for the entire portfolio.
  • Prepare, track and maintain partial release documentation for individual unit sales and pay off letters.
  • Perform other administrative duties, as directed.

Skills and Experience:

  • Superior communication skills required.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word.
  • BA/BS required.  Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a professional office environment.

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Special Assistant to the President

The Special Assistant to the President will manage multiple projects, maintain project status reports, and attend project-related meetings on behalf of the CEO, as necessary. To perform research and prepare analysis, reports, presentations, and white papers in support of business decisions and initiatives.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Gather and analyze market and other data to evaluate potential or ongoing initiatives, prepare summaries, reports, recommendations and other interpretive reports to support business decisions.
  • Be point person responsible for driving President’s strategic initiatives.  Coordinating with and working collaboratively with senior management and key business leaders.  
  • Coordinate with and support key business leaders in insuring that President and other senior executives are properly prepared for key meetings.
  • Provide support and assistance to key business leaders and others by fielding questions and requests, gathering data and reports and resolving related open issues.
  • Participate in and support new business development by providing information and data for RFP’s and new business pitches.  Attend meetings and presentations, as required. Create compelling presentations and other collateral material for same.
  • Monitor and communicate on an ongoing basis the significance of industry news and trends.
  • Research industry-appropriate issues and initiatives and compare those against corporate practice.  Provide updates, formal reports and suggestions relating to same.
  • Manage enterprise-wide projects including: researching industry best practices related to individual projects, developing deadline-driven project plans, assigning responsibilities, and attending project-related meetings to either drive the process or monitor progress.  Provide ongoing updates regarding the status of all projects within scope of responsibility.
  • Create reports and presentations for use in various formats including Board Meetings, and Investor and Client presentations.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in projects.
  • Provide additional support, as directed.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • BA / BS required.  Masters preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Affordable Housing, Finance or Real Estate preferred.  
  • Understanding of community development and the affordable housing market required, experience working with HDP, HDC preferred.
  • Excellent research and project management skills.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

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Desktop & Server Engineer

The Desktop and Server Engineer is responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the organization's operating systems and all related systems or software on desktops and servers.  Responsible for the development of desktop and server policies and ensure all systems and software adhere to same. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Workstation Technologies

  • Create, test and develop current workstation images. Test, evaluate, and package software and applications for workstation distribution. Responsible for successful deployment and upgrades of workstations.
  • Play a key role in developing corporate standards for desktop computer software and hardware and conducting reviews to ensure compliance to standards. May research tools and processes to identify new technology solutions and/or usage and capacity troubles as they develop. Will present research and assist in developing long-range plans to address problems.
  • Analyze and resolve problems associated with desktop and server hardware & software and ensure scalability, stability and appropriate integration with other systems.
  • Perform computer management and system administration activities.  Serve as an escalation point for Desktop Support. Provide hands-on support and engineering work in Windows server environment.
  • Ensure that users are employing effecting document management and printing solutions.
  • Support the branch offices users throughout New York as well as expansion into new sites.

Critical Software

  • Install new software releases and system upgrades, evaluate and install patches, and resolve software related problems.  Provide Windows Active Directory, Office, SharePoint and proprietary application deployment packages and support to the firm.
  • Support the use of Cloud-based applications including Office365 and business-specific platforms.
  • Ensure the proper operation of business critical software including business intelligence, document management, workflow, accounting, finance, construction, asset management, legal and other line of business applications.

Server Infrastructure

  • Assist in planning and designing systems architecture for enterprise applications.
  • Perform server administration functions, including scripting and group policy development and implementation.  Establish automated corrective action for server problems where possible.  Analyze server performance data as necessary.
  • Monitor capacity and utilization and proactively plan for appropriate increases in capacity and required upgrades.

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Create and maintain infrastructure documentation.
  • Maintain and monitor security infrastructure.  Manage offsite server team and ensure adherence to change and incident management processes, as well as management of application service providers. 
  • Responsible for integrity of the infrastructure through sustainable backup and recovery procedures.  
  • Document critical IT processes to support growth and maturation of the IT organization.
  • Participate in the planning, architecture, implementation and maintenance of security initiatives.
  • Ensure that infrastructure is covered by suitable disaster recovery plans as validated by complete testing.
  • Facilitate business continuity testing in the recovered environments.

Mobile Computing

  • Manage telecommunication devices and account plans including mobile devices: iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phones.
  • Support mobile computing for a growing, distributed workforce.
  • Facilitate remote access for traveling users and a distributed workforce.

Customer Service

  • Provide strong customer service to internal staff and business partners.
  • Identification of unmet current and future needs.
  • Drive resolution of problems and implementation of solutions on behalf of customers.
  • Assist users with security and password management in compliance with policies.
  • Support new user onboarding as the CPC organization grows.
  • Ensure that issues are reported and tracked effectively, supporting operational and management reporting.

Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS.
  • Technical training or equivalent experience in the building and administration of server operating systems required. The following certifications are highly desirable: MCSE, ITIL, MCITP, A+, Network+, CCNA, MSDST.  
  • Minimum 5 of years of experience in a support/troubleshooting position.
  • Experience with solutions engineering via automated, standard and repeatable methods.
  • Experience with enterprise ticketing system for managing trouble tickets and queue operations.
  • Proven customer service skills including the ability to focus on building relationships and respond to needs.
  • A working knowledge of networking.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and research skills.
  • Ability to manage high-stress situations calmly and effectively.
  • Experience with Windows 7/8, Server 2008/2012, Core OS and Internals.  
  • Working knowledge of Application packaging and distribution methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Active Directory, GPO and PowerShell scripting.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.

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Construction Portfolio Manager

The Construction Portfolio Manager manages a portfolio of affordable housing real estate loans; projects are located through New York City and New York State.  The individual will be responsible for tracking and reporting on approvals of construction funding, analyzing budgets, and monitoring leasing status.  He/she will identify risks which may delay repayment and play a proactive role in developing solutions to resolve issues.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Track leasing status and assist in potential re-underwriting of permanent loan refinancing.
  • Prepare credit memos for approval of loan modifications, collect appropriate legal documentation; participate in closings with internal and external parties and ensure new information is correctly reflected in systems.
  • Prepare reporting on portfolio performance data on an ongoing basis.
  • Participate in team initiatives to improve portfolio monitoring and risk management processes.
  • Maintain a thorough and up-to-date record of property activity and document management to maintain the integrity of the asset management database and other electronic systems.
  • Collect and coordinate all documentation on a portfolio of previously closed and new construction loans for affordable multifamily developments.
  • Interact with all parties to the transactions including but not limited to: originators, underwriters, credit staff, loan administrators, inspecting engineers/architects, borrowers, syndicators, governmental partners, and internal and external legal counsel.
  • Provide reporting on the availability of funds during construction as it relates to the construction timeline and anticipated construction draws.
  • Review and approve paperwork required for ongoing construction draws.
  • Track and provide reporting on project budgets and progress on an ongoing basis. Identify anomalies to management.
  • Prepare and present quarterly construction reports and/or criticized loan reports.
  • Recommend risk rating changes and prepare documentation for approval of proposed changes.

Skills and Experience:

  • BA required.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in commercial real estate lending, accounting, finance, or construction management.
  • Familiarity with commercial real estate concepts and financial statement analysis.
  • Experience with affordable housing finance required, including familiarity with subsidy and grant sources.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Knowledge of construction lending, administration, processes and documentation required.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, analytic, organizational, and presentation skills, strong attention to detail.

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CPC has offices throughout NY State, and opportunities may become available for Mortgage Officers, Assistant Mortgage Officers, as well as support & clerical staff. If you have any questions, please contact Brenda Barnaby  , Human Resources at 646-822-9327.

The Community Preservation Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all employment-related decisions including recruitment, selection, evaluation, promotion, compensation, training and termination are made without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, status as a veteran, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other protected status.