Real Estate Private Equity Fund - Associate/Senior Associate - JCR Capital

November 22, 2016

JCR Capital

Denver, Colorado 80202


JCR Capital is a commercial real estate finance company providing capital solutions to middle market sponsors. JCR provides bridge loans, preferred equity, mezzanine loans, joint venture and programmatic joint venture financing for value-added, opportunistic, distressed, and special situation transactions.

JCR Capital focuses on the middle market, which is assets under $50mm in total value.

JCR Capital has two primary revenue platforms: 

  1. Bridge Loan Platform – Provides first trust loans up to 75% LTV. 
  2. Fund Platform – Writes high yield loans, mezzanine loans, preferred equity, joint venture equity and programmatic joint ventures out of a discretionary fund model.


Supporting these revenue platforms, JCR Capital also has the following platforms:

  • Asset Management – Supports both the Bridge Loan Platform and the Fund Platform.
  • Capital Formation/Investor Relations – Supports the Fund Platform via managing the LP relationships and working on separate accounts.
  • Accounting & Finance – Responsible for reporting and managing JCR’s leverage facilities.


JCR Capital’s Fund Platform is now on Fund III and has just raised $330mm, with recycling capability.

JCR Capital has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years and now has nearly $650mm of AUM.  JCR seeks to double this AUM over the next three years.



This position will be an Associate or Senior Associate in the Fund Platform and part of an eight-person team focused on the origination, underwriting, due diligence and closing of real estate private equity investments.



  • Support JCR Fund Platform in the underwriting and due diligence review of transactions.
  • Screen inquiries, which requires interaction and follow-up with Sponsors.
  • Cash flow and financial modeling of transactions.
  • Review of due diligence material and third-party reports.
  • Property-level and market-level research.
  • Draft investment term sheets and investment memorandums under the guidance of JCR managing directors.




  • Three to five years of analytical experience.   
  • Excellent Excel modeling skills are needed to demonstrate returns via IRR waterfalls, look backs, data tables, mapping and graphics (model example required).
  • Comfortable analyzing real estate projects for financial feasibility as well as analyzing market driven factors.
  • Strong writing skills, with the ability to synthesize information from several sources into concise and coherent conclusions (writing sample required).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong motivation and a passion for real estate, with the ability to work without supervision.
  • Undergraduate degree required; Masters preferred.


Major Plus:

  • Prior experience in structuring real estate equity investments.
  • Transaction closing experience including familiarity with legal documents and settlement statements.



  • The position has unlimited growth opportunity. The candidate has the opportunity to grow into a director position within 24 – 36 months, depending on performance. 
  • The company prides itself on a collegial work environment, but is a very detailed oriented business and very credit disciplined.  The candidate should appreciate this environment.
  • The company supports value-added thinking, creativity and problem solving.



  • Some travel is required.
  • Hours vary depending on deal flow – flexibility is a must.
  • The position is based in Denver, Colorado.



JCR offers a competitive salary, bonus plans, excellent health benefits and a promote-from-within philosophy.



JCR is one of the largest private equity funds in Colorado.  This position will become a key player in the growth of the company.