Asset Management Analyst - AWH Partners, LLC

February 13, 2018
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AWH Partners, LLC

New York, New York 10018

Employment Opportunity – Asset Management Analyst

AWH Partners is seeking an analyst to join its Asset Management Team in New York City. The role will be an integral part of a team overseeing full service hospitality assets across the United States. The role will report directly to an Asset Management Associate and will work closely with the firm’s Managing Partners.

About AWH Partners

AWH Partners is a privately held real estate investment firm formed by alumni of The Blackstone Group and The Related Companies. Since 2010, AWH and its principals, Russ Flicker, Jon Rosenfeld, and Chad Cooley, have amassed a portfolio in excess of $1 billion. AWH owns Spire Hospitality, a top-tier national hospitality platform formed in 1980, and AWH Development, a full-service real estate development company, which collectively provide AWH with complete vertical integration in the hospitality investment space.

Major Responsibilities

  • Analyze hotel operations, business plans, capital investments and sales & marketing plans in order to identify and implement operational cost saving and revenue maximization strategies across the portfolio
  • Generate monthly, quarterly, and annual performance reports for investors (hedge funds, private equity firms and high net worth individuals) and lenders.  Contribute to the further development and improvement of existing reporting and data efficiency tools
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from the firm’s Managing Partners, investors and lenders
  • Work collaboratively with Spire to identify challenges and execute timely and effective solutions
  • Develop and update forecasting models and valuation tools for existing portfolio investments
  • Review and manage capital requests from the properties and track long-term capital budgets
  • Assemble due diligence and help coordinate refinance and disposition efforts
  • Review, understand and ensure compliance with all major documentation impacting each asset, including management agreements and loan documents
  • Keep informed of industry trends – both macro and micro – and form opinions on how such trends may impact the company’s portfolio
  • Travel to properties, as necessary, to meet with management, inspect facilities and tour the market area and competitive hotels
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and produce deliverables for all verticals of AWH (investment, development and asset / property management)

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a top tier institution with excellent academic credentials
  • 2-3 years of work experience in real estate finance – asset management, acquisitions / originations, lending, consulting, brokerage, investment management or related field – hospitality experience preferred
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a passion for real estate investment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to clearly articulate positions and ideas
  • Strong quantitative and financial analysis skills with ability to demonstrate extensive knowledge of data manipulation and analysis in Microsoft Excel
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Suitability to an entrepreneurial culture that places a premium on performance and teamwork