KeyBank Closing Officer OR Sr Closing Officer in Overland Park, Kansas

Job Description:

This position may be filled at as Closing Officer or a Sr. Closing Officer based on experience.

About the Job

Responsible for closing assigned portfolio consisting of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac commercial mortgages. Independently manage all pre-closing, funding and delivery due diligence including adhering to internal compliance procedures (OFAC, Patriot Act, etc.), credit approval, risk management and documentation standards according to internal closing procedures and controls, and investor documentation and processes. Responsible for providing superior client service in proactively driving the closing process, engaging legal counsel, participating in the deal team, following progress on the closing checklist, identifying items/ conditions to be satisfied and the party responsible; through funding and all post closing functions.

Essential Job Functions

Responsible for providing superior client service while independently maintaining risk management, compliance with bank policies and regulatory requirements, and adhering to internal procedures and controls.

Provide closing expertise and ensure ongoing communication in working closely with multiple parties (underwriting team, legal counsel, banker, asset manager, investor, borrower, borrowers counsel, title and insurance agents and other lenders etc.) to achieve a well-coordinated and timely closing and sale to investor

Clearly and immediately communicates problems/issues and elevates appropriately; assists in resolving issues affecting client service and risk management

Responsible for independently coordinating and review of all loan documentation, insurance, flood, title, survey, and other information for conformity to credit approval, credit policy, closing procedures and commitment letter; reviews and negotiates client-requested legal documentation changes with counsel and deal team as appropriate

Utilizes RECWeb system for timely updates on deal status, and timely uploading and maintaining of closing file and all appropriate documents

Ensures all pre-closing conditions of approval are met

Authorizes closings and fundings of assigned portfolio, coordinating funding with Accounting and Servicing teams; verifies all fees and payments were appropriately funded

Proactively manages post-closing items and package to investor

Assists with special projects to improve the quality of the closing and due diligence services provided to internal and external clients, including periodic update of procedures and guidelines

Required Qualifications:

4-year College Degree or equivalent real estate business experience

Minimum 1-3 years’ experience closing Fannie Mae and/or Freddie Mac loan products

The Senior role would require 3 or more years of direct experience

Demonstrated experience with closing process and real estate loan financing including commitment/loan structures, title/liens, insurance, loan documents and other legal documentation

Demonstrated ability to negotiate and make decisions on non-standard loan structures, documentation and title policy issues achieving balance between client service and risk mitigation

Strong solution-oriented and problem solving skills; detail-oriented

Strong aptitude for analysis, systems and mathematics

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to drive multiple parties and processes in a high closing volume environment

Strong planning and organizational skills

PC proficiency including familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Lotus Notes Email

Apply an understanding of the departments vision and purpose to your prioritize work.

Please note, this position may also be located in Washington D.C., Dallas, TX, Seattle, WA or Overland Park, KS.


KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.


Key Corporate Bank is a full-service corporate and investment bank serving the needs of mid- to large- sized businesses and focusing principally on middle market clients in six industry sectors: consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public sector, and real estate.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Overland Park, KS


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