VICI Properties (“VICI” or “Company”) has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel, Corporate & Finance in its New York, New York headquarters. VICI is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position or submit your resume in (MS Word format) to Michael Handler and Deborah Ben-Canaan at VICIPropertiesAGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to VICI will be routed to MLA for handling.
Position Overview: Reporting to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, the Associate General Counsel, Corporate & Finance will provide key support in all corporate and transactional matters, including financings, capital markets transactions, acquisitions, joint ventures, contracts and commercial agreements. The successful candidate will also provide guidance and support on all aspects of securities, regulatory, and compliance matters for a public company to supplement the General Counsel’s expertise, including: 1934 Act reporting, 1933 Act offerings, NYSE compliance, general corporate transactions and corporate governance matters. The Associate General Counsel will be expected to become fluent in the Company’s businesses and will be included in related transactions under the guidance of the General Counsel, interfacing directly with members of the executive team, outside counsel, and business unit heads. Under the direction and supervision of the General Counsel, the Associate General Counsel will attend board meetings and will interact with members of the board of directors. This position is located in midtown Manhattan where the company is headquartered.
Company: VICI Properties (NYSE: VICI) is a publicly-traded, experiential real estate investment trust (REIT) with a market cap of over $8 billion that owns one of the largest portfolios of market-leading gaming, hospitality and entertainment destinations, including the world-renowned Caesars Palace. VICI’s national, geographically diverse portfolio consists of 20 gaming facilities comprising over 36 million square feet and features approximately 14,500 hotel rooms and more than 150 restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Its properties are leased to leading brands such as Caesars, Horseshoe, Harrah’s and Bally’s, which prioritize customer loyalty and value through great service, superior products and constant innovation. The Company also owns four championship golf courses and 34 acres of undeveloped land adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip. VICI’s strategy is to create the nation’s highest quality and most productive experiential real estate portfolio.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Experience: The ideal candidate will possess approximately 7-10 years of relevant legal practice servicing publicly traded companies, including substantive experience negotiating, structuring and documenting debt and equity-based transactions and investments. Experience in REIT and commercial real estate is desirable but not required. Top-tier credentials are required for consideration. It is essential that the Associate General Counsel be diligent and proactive, have strong organizational, communication, business judgment, strategic thinking and analytical skills, accept challenge and embrace a collegial, team-oriented work style.
Location: New York City (Headquarters)
Relocation: Local candidates preferred.
Bar Admission: Membership in good standing to the State Bar of New York or the ability to register as an “in-house counsel” pursuant to applicable New York rules.
Internal Number: 280151
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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