Our client, a group of companies operating as a privately held real estate investment firm focused on risk-adjusted returns, is seeking to hire an analyst for its’ Commercial Real Estate platform. This individual will be responsible for assisting in underwriting and asset management of debt investments, including first mortgage bridge loans, mezzanine loans, preferred equity and B Notes. The position would be working within the firm’s high-yield debt group which focuses on the origination/acquisition of short-term (6-36 months) debt positions with targeted returns in the low to mid-teens.
Underwriting debt investments for our client’s debt platform
Coordinate and lead review of due diligence documents
Review all aspects of the underwriting/due diligence process for a variety of commercial real estate debt investments and property types including but not limited to:
Gathering and analyzing property and market data
Reviewing third-party reports and borrower credit information
Performing property site inspections; and
Preparing financial models using Excel
Work in the on-boarding and servicing of loans tied to the business
Interact with borrower and counsel in the course of loan servicing and management
Monitor progress/performance of assets in comparison to budgets and timelines
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a real estate or business-related field such as economics, finance, etc.
2-5 years of experience related to commercial real estate
Knowledge of CRE industry, including property and capital market trends and valuation concepts
Experience in banking/lending would be a plus
Strong interpersonal skills
Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required
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