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Senior Analyst - Real Estate Asset Management

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Date Posted: Jul 26, 2022

Location(s): Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is a premier asset manager with breadth across various asset sectors and global markets, and strong asset-liability management capabilities.  With over $669 billion combined domestic and international general account portfolio and a multi-billion-dollar annual cash flow, Investments is an important contributor to MetLife’s financial performance.  MIM’s Real Estate Equity Group sources commercial real estate investments through seven regional offices in the U.S. and international offices in London, Tokyo, Mexico City and Santiago, and currently manages an equity portfolio of approximately $37 billion dollars.    


The Senior Analyst will support the Head of Asset Management, as well as our Innovation & PropTech team. The role will leverage the successful candidate’s experience and expertise in financial analysis, market research, technology, and communication/organization skills. 


Key Responsibilities:

Equity Real Estate Management Support Summary:

Primary responsibilities include providing analytical, performance management, reporting and operational support for MIM’s management of the equity real estate portfolio. The analyst will also provide broad support for various Portfolio Management and Asset Management related processes.

  • Assist Head of Asset Management implement policies and procedures across our real estate platform.
  • Monitor property type, geographic, tenant, and other concentration risks across our real estate platform.
  • Identify trends/challenges/opportunities in our portfolio(s) using tools such as Power BI and VTS.
  • Assist product type sector teams with tracking trends and proposing best practices for each product type.
  • Review annual budgets and quarterly reports and work with Head of Asset Management on addressing major challenges/variances.
  • Be an active member of our Environmental, Sustainability & Governance (ESG2) working group.
  • Support the Head of Asset Management and Head of Equity Strategies in special projects related to the equity portfolio

PropTech & Innovation Support Summary:

Primary responsibilities include supporting the review, assessment, and implementation of innovative, cutting-edge PropTech across the equity portfolio focusing on, identifying new NOI drivers & expense reduction measures, improving occupant experience, and driving tenant acquisition and retention.  The Senior Analyst will also provide support in the administration of a wide variety of in-place equity technology and innovation platforms/systems.

  • Monitor structural trends in real estate technology, and their implications on real estate and other real assets.
  • Work closely with internal Real Estate Technology Working Groups to identify, review and beta test best in breed products for the real estate equity portfolio.
  • Assist in the preparation of real estate technology/PropTech thought-leadership materials for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Regular interaction with Asset Management Directors, Portfolio Managers, and other business leaders, to ensure strategic advice and innovation are being implemented at property & portfolio level.
  • Assist in the maintenance, upkeep, enhancement, and administration of real estate equity systems (EMS, MRI, VTS, among others).
  • Act as data steward/custodian for important data analytics across key real estate equity systems.
  • Monitoring industries complementary to real estate for new technologies, emerging business models and social initiatives, and seeking opportunities for effective collaboration.
  • Be an active member of our Real Estate Technology Advisory Committee (RETAC) working group.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills


  • 2+ years of commercial real estate experience with various property types.
  • Proficiency with ARGUS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint required.
  • Results orientated team player. Emphasis on communication skills (both oral and written) and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Inquisitive mindset.
  • Passion for technology and its impact on real estate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field required. MBA or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience with Visio, Python, and SQL a plus but not required.
  • Experience with MRI, Power BI, VTS desired.


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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.



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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.



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Requisition #: 127177