Senior Originator - Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, LLC

January 08, 2018
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Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, LLC

MIAMI, Florida 33127

Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group is currently seeking highly qualified and motivated Senior Originators for its Miami office.

About Ackman-Ziff

Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group is the industry’s preeminent boutique real estate capital advisory firm that offers a wide variety of cutting-edge commercial real estate capital markets financing solutions, including debt, equity and mezzanine financing, preferred and joint venture equity, sponsor equity, and investment sales.  In business for over 90 years, the privately held company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Boston.  The firm is highly regarded within the industry for its integrity, creativity, and advocacy on behalf of its clients.  Ethics and trust are the core ethos of the firm.  Ackman-Ziff’s unparalleled commitment to aligning itself with its clients through a totally collaborative model differentiates it from other firms. 

Job Description and Responsibilities

The Senior Originator will be a member of the origination team and will work closely with senior management to provide clients with the most attractive capital solutions available in the market.  Responsibilities include: 

  • Originate financing mandates across property types
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships with owners and developers
  • Pre-screen transactions prior to the full underwriting and execution
  • Work closely and effectively with other members of the firm’s origination and execution teams
  • Manage the transaction process from origination to closing including negotiating term sheets, transaction and closing documents
  • Assist in preparing offering memorandum to prospective capital providers
  • Cross-sell Ackman-Ziff’s lines of business and expertise


Skills and Qualifications

  • 3 plus years of brokerage, lending, buy side, appraisal or other relevant real estate finance experience
  • Experience working with owners and developers
  • Ability to negotiate complicated term sheets and loan documents
  • Strong customer service beliefs
  • Superior deal evaluation and assessment skills
  • Entrepreneurial and an outside-the-box thinker with a desire to expand existing client base
  • Collaborative professional style that supports a collegial approach to meeting corporate objectives
  • Team player with the highest desire to succeed
  • High level of integrity and creativity with a hands-on, proactive style
  • Bachelor’s degree required and advanced degree a plus


Ackman-Ziff offers a competitive compensation structure and a full range of benefits. 

Please send resumes and cover letter to the email address listed below.