Analyst, Real Estate Equity Acquisitions/Asset Management - Barings Real Estate Advisers

February 14, 2018

Barings Real Estate Advisers

El Segundo, California 90245

Job Description

Barings is a leading global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative, institutional-quality solutions and service.

Our team-driven culture is based on transparency, responsibility and putting our clients’ interests first. We listen to our clients to understand their needs, so that we can be a strategic advisor and long-term partner in meeting their unique investment goals. Risk management and protecting our investors’ capital over the long term is an essential component of our lasting partnerships.

Barings is also committed to building long-term relationships with our associates and providing opportunities and support to help them succeed. With our expanding business and global footprint, Barings offers a wealth of opportunities for associates who share our culture, values and commitment to excellence in client service.

As an organization, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and strengths is essential to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce as diverse as the clients and communities that contribute to our success.


This position supports Equity Asset Management and Acquisitions within Barings Real Estate Advisers.

Typical Responsibilities

Acquisition Functions: (Report to Regional Director and Acquisitions Managing Directors)

•Underwrite and analyze potential acquisitions, including cash flow projections using ARGUS and/or Excel software.
•Gather and evaluate economic, demographic, and real estate market data for potential acquisitions.
•Prepare acquisition investment briefs and related support material.
•Coordinate due diligence process, including legal, financial and physical reviews.
•Provide support for acquisition financing.
Asset Management Functions: (Report to Regional Director and Asset Management Managing Directors)

•Maintain current ARGUS models for Western Region assets including updating with new leases as they are executed and adjusting market assumptions and valuation parameters as appropriate.  Coordinate quarterly valuations with Asset Managers, Regional Director and Chief Appraiser.  Review external appraisals and work with Asset Managers to reconcile valuation issues.
•Assist Asset Managers with annual business plans, quarterly reports, and quarterly valuations.
•Assist Asset Managers with dispositions including compilation and dissemination of due diligence information.
•Analyze lease proposals as needed including calculation of net effective rents and impact on value.
•Maintain and update regional portfolio reports.

Knowledge Requirements

•1-2 years of commercial real estate investment analysis experience.
•Bachelor’s degree required preferably with a finance or real estate emphasis.
•Proficiency in ARGUS and Microsoft Office.


•Strong quantitative and computer background
•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Highly organized
•Must be able to work independently while still functioning well in a team
•Develop strong and effective relationships both internally and externally
•Keen attention to detail and the ability to manage to aggressive deadlines
•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
•Excellent analytical and problem solving skills


Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.