The current Associate position is focused exclusively on the sale of commercial real estate assets primarily in the office, industrial and retail sectors. Investment Advisory Associates have the opportunity to be involved in every stage of each transaction, including: underwriting, preparation of offering memorandum, market research, property tours, and client meetings / events. Associates work in a high-energy, team-oriented environment.
Prepare broker opinions of value and requests for proposals for commercial real estate transactions, including, but not limited to, market research, financial modeling, and composition of executive summaries.
Responsible for complex financial modeling of commercial real estate transactions and utilize market and data / comps to correctly underwrite potential transactions.
Manage and coordinate the marketing and due diligence processes for pending transactions, including being in constant communication with the advisor(s), the prospective investors and the client.
Thoroughly understand and review real estate documents (leases, loan documents, property taxes, appraisals, etc.) to extract critical information for pro forma analysis, and uncover any potential concerns or terms that would be pertinent to underwriting.
Build and develop client network within the industry through meetings, events and involvement in real estate trade organizations.
Participate in weekly office meetings with advisors to track and discuss deal flow, deal status, market conditions and review new client leads.
3-5 years of experience in a financial analysis environment; commercial real estate industry experience or interest preferred.
Experience underwriting commercial investment opportunities, with an emphasis on office properties.
Self-motivated with strong time management skills to prioritize tasks and deadlines.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, quantitative, writing, and communication skills; able to interface with C-suite executives.
Strong writing skills with ability to communicate analytical and marketing data effectively.
Critical thinker utilizing research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent attention to detail within a tight deadline environment.
Self-directed and able to work independently and collaboratively across a team.
Education & Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong aptitude for financial analysis and Excel modeling.
Argus Enterprise proficiency required.
Database and/or Salesforce CRM experience a plus.
Colorado RE license preferred.
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