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KIRSTEN BAISNER

818.427.9912 kirstycristy@gmail.com
A highly organized and detail-oriented Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant with over 10 years
experience providing thorough and skillful administrative support to senior executives, and support for
complex processes and highly specialized assignments.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Real Estate Industry Expertise
UCC Filings
Data Collection
Contracts and Documentation
Exceptional Proofreader
Process Improvements

Coordinating Analyzer
Domestic and International Travel
Complex Calendaring
Due Diligence Research
Communications
Cross-Team Collaboration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Weintraub Real Estate Group, Malibu, CA (Contract)
Operations Manager for an uber-successful real estate developer, UCC filings and management,
coordinating escrow transactions, working with legal counsel and assisting with litigation.
Administration, oversight, and coordination of the office's pipeline for real estate development,
financing transactions and corporate compliance.
Working with personnel to provide additional coverage and support for corporate initiatives.
Westminster Capital, Beverly Hills, CA (Contract)
Researching alternative tools and services that would increase the firm's efficiency and effectiveness
in real estate private money lending.
Developed a large contact database for business networking and marketing.

SENIOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, Bolour Associates, Beverly Hills, CA

SENIOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, American Realty Advisors, Glendale, CA

09/2013-04/2015

Assistant to the President of a family office and commercial real estate investment and finance
company with $200MM allocated for large-scale developments.
Supported in-house General Counsel with corporate and legal affairs, UCC filings, document
execution, and legal correspondence.
Responsible for finalizing the production of Executive Summaries and Private Placement
Memorandums for syndicated loans, investor relations communications and transaction
coordination.
Personal assistant to Executive Vice President/Head of Business Development delivering solutions to
both the lending and marketing teams.
Scheduled complex travel and the logistics of multiple conference speaking and exhibit events.
Built a large contact database and coordinated marketing email blasts, with complete responsibility
for the marketing budget
Coordinated and managed heavy scheduling in Outlook, often providing multiple follow-ups and
rescheduling of both parties, while maintaining positive client relations

09/2006-08/2012

Assistant to in-house General Counsel of an institutional real estate investment management


company.
Delivered advanced administrative support to the investment group consisting of Executive Vice
President/Managing Director Investments, five senior Investment Officers, several Analysts, and
Portfolio Manager, advancing business operations.
Executed electronic filing and logging of all acquisition transaction materials.
Performed due diligence internet research on acquisition properties, outside principals, and
composed such memorandums.

Created and updated various reports, schedules, calendars, and agendas, travel and expense report
reconciliations.
Served as center of influence within investment group, requesting broker packages, managing
complex data in Access database and promoting information-sharing across functions
Selected as proofreader, reviewing all business plans, quarterly reports, client correspondence, and
marketing materials

SENIOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, Westside Media Group, Los Angeles, CA

06/2004-11/2010

Integral assistant to CEO/President of full-service post-production company, providing


comprehensive support of daily activities.
Processed accounts receivable, took phone orders, and scheduled deliveries.
Assisted in supervising facility construction project in line with time, cost, and quality requirements
Developed and implemented large product database and inventory management system

JUNIOR ESCROW OFFICER, California Executive Escrow, La Canada, CA

06/2002-06/2004
Supported four escrow officers in organizing transaction paperwork, updating computer files,
generating closing statements, and distributing post-close escrow funds.
Reviewed financial and transaction documents to ensure compliance with state auditing statutes.
Banking transactions and trust account reconciliation.
Maintained office computer operating systems, network, and other office equipment.
Named designated signatory on trust account
Trained and mentored three new employees as escrow assistants

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Pasadena City College: General studies, Music theory


Anthony Schools: California real estate license training and continuing education classes
Los Angeles Harbor College: Legal studies Paralegal
Notary Public
Member of the National Association of Professional Women

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Expertise in Salesforce, ACT!, And Outlook contact databases


Internet Research
Advanced use of MS Office Suite
Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat, scanning software, and email marketing software, Constant Contact,
Paperless Post