REAL ESTATE PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM
The firm is a real estate focused private equity firm that invests in a wide variety of opportunistic and value-oriented commercial real estate transactions where the conditions exist for compelling absolute returns over a short and medium duration. The firm invests throughout the United States in single property transactions and multiple property portfolios whereby the investment strategies are based on property-level operational enhancements as well as those with pricing advantages that arise from distressed, complex, and dislocated scenarios.
The firm’s investments are structured in numerous capital forms including joint venture equity, preferred equity, mezzanine loans, and transitional first mortgages. Since 1993, the firm has invested in more than $15 billion of commercial real estate on behalf of a diversified and highly regarded group of endowments, foundations, public and corporate pension plans, financial institutions, family offices, and sovereign entities.
Overview of Position:
The Acquisition/Asset Management Analyst is part of a deal team that is responsible for the overall performance of the individual assets they have acquired. In this role, an Analyst is involved with investments from the time they are identified as potential acquisitions, through underwriting, closing, operational enhancement, and eventual sale. Prior to acquisition, the Analyst will work closely with the deal team on the evaluation of a prospective investment and its underwriting. After acquisition, the Analyst will have overall responsibility for working closely with the asset’s joint venture partner / borrower and the assigned asset manager on the execution of the investment strategy established for it at acquisition. Throughout the course of the year, they are then responsible for helping monitor the performance of each asset to ensure annual goals are achieved. For each asset, the Analyst will maintain the financial model throughout the project lifecycle to support both asset management activities and investment decisions, including sensitivities on valuation, financing, and disposition strategies.
The firm institutes a “cradle-to-grave” investment management philosophy and is seeking an Analyst who will play an active role in the firm with dual responsibility for both (i) underwriting support for new equity and debt transactions and (ii) asset management on existing portfolio investments. Primary responsibilities will include the following:
Asset Management Duties:
Candidates should have broad-based analytical skills, superior capabilities in cash flow modeling, sound research abilities and outstanding communication skills. Individuals with an appraisal background would also be of interest.