AVP, Business Development - Berkshire Group

January 25, 2018
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Berkshire Group

Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Berkshire Group's core competency is in the multifamily real estate segment and is widely recognized as a fully integrated multifamily investment management firm. With properties extending throughout the United States, Berkshire Group provides investors with national reach and local market presence and expertise.

Berkshire Group has leveraged the tremendous talent and the deep bench strength of its team to become a fully integrated company capable of acquisitions, value creation, asset rehabilitation, professional property management, and disposition services. The ability to provide all of these core services and effectively utilize entrepreneurial sourcing to maximize efficiency is what sets Berkshire Group apart from its competitors.

We are searching for an Assistant Vice President, Business Development who is a self-starter, assertive, confident, and enthusiastic to be part of our Business Development team in our Boston, MA headquarters. Under the direction of the Vice President, Business Development, and working closely with the head of Business Development and Business Development team, the Assistant Vice President, Business Development will be responsible for all designated tasks in support of the group's product development, capital raising and client servicing efforts for Berkshire Group's Multifamily and Venture Investment businesses

Support new product development and corporate growth strategy:

  • Create, review and update new fund models
  • Evaluate and model corporate profitability of product initiatives
  • Create Business plans and Board of Directors presentations for different product initiatives
  • Assist with the compilation of industry and competitive research, including assessment of market terms and conditions
  • Assist with product structuring and understanding legal and tax issues
  • Lead the production of Private Placement Memorandums
  • Evaluate and price potential M&A activity and other inorganic growth opportunities

Support capital raising and client servicing efforts for a range of products

  • Lead the completion of due diligence questionnaire requests and RFPs
  • Write, edit and update marketing materials
  • Maintain and update key corporate statistics and track record information
  • Assist with preparation for investor meetings and site visits
  • Assist with the completion of investor and consultant information requests

Internal support for Business Development initiatives:

  • Mentor and collaborate with other Business Development team members
  • Help prepare internal capital market updates
  • Assist in the completion of strategic area plans

The Company may revise this job description from time to time as business needs require. It is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all the functions of the job, nor is to limit the Company right to assign other functions to an employee in this position. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in real estate investment management
  • Investment banking, real estate, private equity or institutional real estate consulting background a plus
  • Excellent analytical and Excel modeling skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Dynamo or other CRM software a plus
  • Able to work independently, handle multiple priorities and apply good judgment
  • Smart, energetic, team player with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Able to work effectively with Berkshire employees and other professionals
  • Demonstrate self-confidence with senior management
  • Demonstrate mature conduct in high pressure and sensitive situations
  • Strong interest in real estate investment management career

Technical/ Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required; MBA or other relevant Advanced Degree a plus 
  • Excellent financial and real estate modeling skills, including deep knowledge of Excel and related products
  • Excellent written communications skills, including deep knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Deep knowledge of all computer software normally used in a business environment, including all products within the Microsoft Office Suite