Equity Compensation Manager

Human Resources San Diego, CA Phoenix, AZ


Realty Income is growing at an unprecedented rate!

Join us as we continue to make Stock Ownership a priority with our employees and officers as part of our Purpose to build enduring relationships and brighter financial futures.

In this highly responsible and visible role, as Equity Compensation Manager you will manage all aspects of Realty Income’s global equity plans. 

What you’ll be working on day-to-day:

  • Manage the equity processes for employees in multiple countries, including RSA, RSU, and PSU grants and related vesting, releases, cancellations, and terminations
  • Track performance metrics and calculate share and dividend payout.  Verify accuracy and completeness of LTIP information.  Review and approve quarterly LTIP valuation reports.
  • Manage employee communications and education. Respond to complex questions from employees regarding equity, grants, and transactions.
  • Assist Legal in preparation of SEC filings, including Section 16 Filings (Form 3, 4, and 5)
  • Partner with Payroll to ensure proper tax withholdings
  • Process director grants and share vesting; coordinate director stock transactions with General Counsel, directors, brokers, and transfer agent
  • Reconcile monthly dividend calculations
  • Work with Legal team to manage and administer the Insider Trading List
  • Manage the preparation and distribution of year-end tax statements for all equity transactions related to domestic and international reporting.
  • Audit support for quarterly reviews, year-end audits, as well as ensuring that internal controls and procedures are in place.
  • Liaise with our Transfer Agent and brokers.
  • Coordinate effectively with the vendors to ensure accuracy of equity compensation data and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Communicate effectively across the organization and develop strategic partnerships with Executive Leadership, HR, Legal, and Finance Teams.
  • Manage the Trading Window (in accordance with the Insider Trading Policy).

Here’s what you’ll need to bring with you:

  • Adaptability:  you will work in a team environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • Analytic Mind:  Strong problem resolution and prioritization skills
  • Communication:  ability to take complex items and explain them more clearly at all levels of the organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  •  A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a stock administration / equity compensation role within a public company (global experience a plus)
  • Experience with U.S. federal and state taxation relating to equity compensation and general knowledge of global taxation.
  • Solid understanding of tax/accounting/legal/regulatory issues related to equity compensation programs
  • Experience using E*TRADE Equity Edge Online
  • Strong Listening and Critical Thinking skills
  • Strong understanding of global withholding, mobility, and reporting requirements
  • Ability to handle confidential employee information with discretion and good judgment
  • Flexible and capable of adjusting to team and project demands; turning mid-stream when and if change occurs

What You’ll get in Return:

For more than 50 years, Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company has been guided by our mission to invest in people and places, delivering dependable monthly dividends that increase over time. Our purpose is to build enduring relationships and brighter financial futures.

  • Competitive Salary including potential for bonus and stock awards.
  • Best-in-class Benefit Package
  • Collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development


Realty Income is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information click here. If you require accessibility support to submit your application or other reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process, please contact [email protected], or call 800-375-6700. An employee will respond to your message to begin the interactive process. Please note that this phone number and email address are only for individuals seeking a disability accommodation when applying for a job.