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Senior Analyst - Real Estate Investments

Date Posted: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

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.


The Senior Analyst Role serves as a member of MetLife Investment Management’s (MIM’s) Real Estate Information & Analysis team. In this role, the Senior Analyst is tasked with providing consistent and accurate key portfolio metrics (AUM, performance metrics, etc.) and other marketing information to promote MIM strategies to external and internal clients.  The Senior Analyst is also tasked with providing information in support of presentations and marketing reports and communicating updates to internal clients.  The Senior Analyst will support development and enhancements of tools and processes for ensuring data timeliness, accessibility and accuracy across MIM’s real estate investment platforms.


Key Responsibilities:

  • This role involves coordination across various teams within MetLife Investment Management and requires general real estate knowledge as well as financial and communication skills.
  • To provide data, and other analytic support to other teams in response to internal and external requests, including new product development, industry surveys and other custom requests. 
  • Contribute to the creation of building performance benchmarks as well as market efforts to create a more meaningful benchmarks for debt portfolios.
  • Oversee the production of timely monthly and quarterly assets under management reports for internal utilization.
  • Participate in ad hoc work and projects as requested.
  • Maintain and enhance the non-core real estate investment track record for development properties.
  • Enhance the Operational footprint by providing high level support to all aspects of the Investment Management business.
  • Aim for process improvement and innovation to achieve new efficiencies particularly with respect to data management.
  • Understand capital and investment structure, including investment analysis principles such as IRR’s, Discounted Cash Flows, Cash on Cash Returns, Levered and Unlevered Returns.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in real estate investment industry preferable
  • Candidate should have excellent analytical, project management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with all levels of management
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in fast-paced work environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel 



  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, accounting, finance, real estate or related fields preferable





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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 #: 119208