Compliance Specialist

Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: East Lansing, MI, US, 48823

Company: GreenStone Farm Credit Services

GreenStone Farm Credit Services is seeking a highly skilled Compliance Specialist to join our team. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for ensuring loan-level legal and regulatory compliance, working collaboratively within our Legal Department and the Association. If you are a detail-oriented individual who thrives in a cross-functional environment and possesses expertise in reviewing and promoting consistent applications of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures, we invite you to explore this exciting opportunity.

Working Hours: Enjoy a consistent schedule of 8am-4:30pm, Monday – Friday providing you with a stable work-life balance.

Location: Based in our corporate headquarters in the East Lansing, MI office.


What can we offer you?


GreenStone trusts the people we hire. We empower employees to make the best decisions for the customer and the company.


GreenStone has an outstanding Total Rewards package, which includes, but is not limited to:


  • Hybrid schedule (A schedule of expected onsite and remote workdays will be discussed during the interview process).
  • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 12 paid holidays per year
  • 16 hours volunteer time
  • 401(k) plan – up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits, etc.
  • $150/year Logo Wear allowance
  • $400/year Wellness Subsidy/Reimbursement & wellness programs
  • $6,000 lifetime maximum Student Debt repayment program
  • Yearly bonus/incentive opportunity available to all employees



Get to know GreenStone

Our $13 billion portfolio of customers, ranging from rural homeowners to global agriculture and food businesses, provides our employees with a unique opportunity to maintain a local presence while working for a top workplace. Our diverse business structure provides exciting opportunities for passionate, talented professionals in many areas. Additionally, many of our team members are highly respected in their area of expertise at both the state and national level making GreenStone one of the top Farm Credit associations in the country.




Core Four values steer everything we do at GreenStone. Customer First, Delivery Quality, Get involved, Do the right thing. Employees work as a team to create a company fueled by the desire to best serve each other and our customers every day. Greenstone culture promotes innovative thinking, professional development, health and wellness, and a relaxed work environment with flexible schedules.



Day in the life of a Compliance Specialist


  • Conduct detailed analysis of loan origination data, early disclosures, credit approvals, and various legal documents in real estate transactions.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure consistent application of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures within the Legal Department and the Association.
  • Clear exceptions and document actions required to ensure a valid first lien on collateral, maintaining compliance with both state and federal regulations.
  • Provide thorough compliance review of title commitments and collateral analysis.
  • Engage in effective communication with title company representatives, Sales, Operations, Credit, and Appraisal teammates.
  • Conduct audits of the loan origination system to ensure compliance, accuracy, and integrity of loan data for real estate transactions.
  • Draft supporting legal documents in adherence to local statutory and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Review final loan documentation for compliance with FCA Regulations, CFPB regulations, and other applicable state and federal requirements.


What Experience do you bring?

  • Associate’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience working with CFPB regulations as they apply to real estate transactions.


What sets you Apart?


You will really stand out if you have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Pre-law/paralegal studies major preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience working in a real estate law office, Title Insurance Underwriting, and/or legal department for a residential real estate lender preferred.


GreenStone Farm Credit Services is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity regulations. We conduct all personnel decisions and processes relating to our employees and job applicants in an environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Nearest Major Market: Lansing