Sr. Investment Associate - RealtyShares, Inc.

December 14, 2017
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RealtyShares, Inc.

San Francisco, California 94105

RealtyShares is a leading online real estate investment marketplace where individual and institutional investors can participate in private deals across the country. By infusing technology into the archaic real estate industry, we’re able to connect accredited and institutional investors with pre-vetted real estate companies and operators looking to raise debt and equity capital.
We’re giving people the chance to invest in both residential and commercial real estate properties and tap into the multi-trillion dollar real estate industry. To date, we’ve funded more than $300 million across more than 550 deals in 35 states, and we’re growing rapidly.
We are venture backed, with funding from premier investors such as 500 Startups, Union Square Ventures, General Catalyst and Menlo Ventures.
Position Overview
RealtyShares has an immediate opening for a highly motivated, persistent and intelligent commercial real estate Senior Investment Associate. You will join a highly entrepreneurial and passionate equity investments team whose goal is to be the largest provider of equity capital in the middle market space. The Investment Associate will have direct participation in helping underwrite and negotiate commercial real estate equity investment opportunities in all major asset classes across the United States.  The position affords the opportunity to be a key team member of a technology enabled private equity acquisitions team.



  • Evaluate potential equity investment opportunities and build financial models using Argus DCF, Argus Enterprise and Excel
  • Advocate on the behalf of joint venture investments to investment committee and institutional capital partners
  • Perform transaction underwriting including market, asset, and operating partner due diligence
  • Interface and liaise with all key internal teams including Legal, Investor Sales, Compliance, Marketing, Business Operations, Product, and Engineering
  • Develop and implement process and product improvements to drive efficiency and scale


Key Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years of commercial real estate acquisitions or capital markets work experience
  • Experience in commercial real estate underwriting, valuation, and financial analysis
  • Strong Excel technical ability including cash flow modeling, charts, and sensitivities
  • Argus experience
  • Solid research, due diligence, and analytical skills
  • Strong writing ability
  • Self-starter with ability to think creatively, work effectively with small teams and learn on-the-fl
  • Ability to think at scale and contribute ideas on how best to position the team and company for continued growth
  • Comfort managing external relationships in a fast paced environment
The Investment Associate position is a full-time position and total compensation will be in the form of salary, bonus, benefits and equity. The position requires the candidate to work from our office in downtown San Francisco.
At RealtyShares, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.