Associate, Acquisitions - CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC

November 28, 2017

CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC

Newport Beach, California 92660

Company Description:

CrossHarbor Capital Partners 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 greater than $2.5 billion of capital in more than $13 billion of underlying 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.


The firm is seeking an Associate who will play a key role as a member of the origination team providing underwriting support for new equity and debt transactions for the firm’s various investment funds. Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Supporting senior personnel on analytical and transactional aspects for an acquisition, including due diligence, market research, and preparation of investment committee materials.
  • Conducting property and market due diligence to validate and support underwriting assumptions.
  • Preparing and evaluating Argus files and sophisticated Microsoft Excel models for underwriting investment opportunities and reporting to senior management on the viability of potential acquisitions and/or development opportunities across asset classes.
  • Ability to integrate multiple scenario analyses to determine pro forma sensitivity.
  • Interfacing with joint-venture partners, borrowers, lenders, and the brokerage community.



Candidates should have broad-based analytical skills, superior capabilities in cash flow modeling, sound research abilities, and outstanding communication skills.

  • A Bachelor's degree is required, with a preference for candidates concentrating in real estate, finance, and/or accounting.
  • Approximately 3 to 7 years of related experience with exposure to commercial real estate.
  • Exceptional financial analysis and modeling skills utilizing Microsoft Excel and Argus.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and effectively meet deadlines.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Outstanding level of attention to detail, accountability, integrity, and ethics.
  • Self-motivated and energetic individual with strong oral and written communication skills.