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Associate - Equity Portfolio Management

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Date Posted: May 11, 2022

Location(s): Dallas, TX, US, 75201

Company: MetLife

Location: Los Angeles, CA or Dallas, TX


Role Value Proposition:

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $651 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate.  Visit us at to learn more.


MIM Real Estate maintains a portfolio comprised of equity real estate, commercial mortgages, and agricultural mortgages on behalf of MetLife and third-party clients. The Real Estate Equity Strategies Group (ESG) sources and manages commercial real estate investments through seven regional offices in the U.S. and International offices in London, Tokyo, Mexico City and Santiago.  The Associate will support the Portfolio Management unit in ESG. Primary responsibilities for this position include overseeing the production of external client and internal management reporting and analytical support for MIM Real Estate’s approximate $14 billion Managed Account platform.  The Associate will also provide broader Portfolio Management Operational support for other real estate investment accounts within the ESG.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support the MIM Real Estate Portfolio Management and Operations team in driving portfolio performance and platform growth including the execution of new Ventures or addition of new investments..
  • Establish strong working relationships with MIM’s Client Services Group, Finance Department, and the Acquisition staff and Asset Managers in the Real Estate regional office network.
  • Coordinate the completion of monthly / quarterly / annual internal and external client reporting packages.
  • Review account performance / exposure vs. benchmarks, such as NCREIF.
  • Provide financial analysis support at the asset and portfolio level for new and existing investments or opportunities..
  • Support the Equity Strategies Operations Group and Portfolio Manager in special projects related to the expansion of MIM Real Estate’s Investment Management platform.
  • Seek to elevate the client facing reporting and portfolio analytics of the Real Estate Managed Account portfolio.
  • Evaluate new investments for inclusion in the various client portfolios and implementation of modeling client fee structures for net return.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Ability to work within a collaborative team environment, effectively handling multiple issues, prioritizing deadlines appropriately and remaining flexible and professional.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in institutional real estate, preferably in asset management and/or acquisitions.
  • Strong analytical skills, including
  • Advanced Excel and Argus Enterprise modeling, joint venture waterfalls and promote structures
  • To post for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.


  • BA/BS required, preferred in real estate or finance. MBA is a plus.
  • Familiarity with real estate specific applications, such as View the Space (VTS), Deal Path,  Chatham Financial and MRI/Yardi a plus.





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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.



Requisition #: 125582


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth