Vice President - Special Situations Debt Group - Clarion Partners

January 22, 2018

Clarion Partners

New York, New York 10169

Vice President – Special Situations Debt Group

Clarion Partners is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the Americas and has managed real estate investments on behalf of institutional investors for more than 35 years. Our investment philosophy focuses on fundamental research within a broad operating platform of 9 offices strategically located across the United States, Europe and Latin America. Clarion’s investment capabilities span the spectrum from core to opportunistic investments in both the equity and debt sectors.

Clarion Partners seeks to hire a Vice President in the Special Situations Debt Group to assist in the pursuit, strategic management, and resolution of commercial real estate-related special situation and non-traditional debt investment opportunities. The position affords exposure to multiple facets of the investment process and meaningful work across multiple geographies and all major property types.

• Target, analyze, and execute new investment opportunities
• Monitor and analyze the financial performance of the portfolio
• Interact with key constituents including capital investors, co-investment partners, lenders, borrowers, outside legal counsel, advisors, and third-party managers
• Assist with preparation and review of portfolio level and client reports
• Assist in the preparation and presentation of Preliminary and Final Investment Memoranda to the firm's Investment Committee and Portfolio Management personnel
• Lead special projects including innovative financing structures and non-traditional transaction opportunities
• Develop and implement ongoing and ad-hoc reporting processes for the firm’s investments
• Summarize conclusions generated from financial and situational analysis, author investment and reporting memoranda, and advocate recommendations on a pro-active basis
• Prepare ad-hoc reports when needed
• Mentor and train junior investment professionals

• Minimum of six to ten years of relevant experience in a real estate finance capacity (either debt or equity)
• Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
• Effective written and oral communication skills with a direct and open communication style
• Exceptional capability in both Microsoft Excel and Argus
• Transaction sourcing and financing execution track record preferred
• Ability to serve internal and external constituents in a fast-paced and nimble environment
• Ability to meet deadlines and complete projects with minimal supervision
• Candidate should be proactive and self-motivated. Strong work ethic, integrity and commitment to meet deadlines are essential candidate attributes
• Prior mentorship, leadership, and collaborative experience