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Sr. Analyst - Real Estate Equity Acquisitions

Date Posted: Sep 10, 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 www.metlife.com/investments to learn more.

 

Global Real Estate and Agricultural Investments maintain a portfolio invested in commercial real estate and agricultural mortgages, as well as real estate equities. Real Estate Investments sources and manages commercial real estate investments through seven regional field offices in the U.S. and International field offices in London, Tokyo, Mexico City and Santiago.  This role will be responsible for supporting new equity acquisitions for MetLife’s general account and third-party investors. The portfolio includes office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hotels.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Support the Head of Acquisition in the Northeast Region in underwriting, due diligence, acquiring and closing equity investments for the MetLife general account as well as third party investment accounts.
  • In-depth analytical analyses involving advanced Excel modeling of potential acquisitions and developments, including joint venture waterfalls and promote structures.
  • Assist in preparation of transaction approval memos including market research/trends to formulate underwriting assumptions.
  • Assist in due diligence and coordination with asset managers during the closing/onboarding process including, tenant estoppel reviews, OFAC compliance, ARGUS audit, rent roll/lease verification, etc. as required in the closing process for the acquisition and development of real estate equity assets.
  • Interface with all parties involved in the acquisition due diligence and closing process, including internal as well as external partners such as regional architects, JV partners, portfolio, asset & property managers, legal counsel, brokers, third party consultants and representatives of third-party investor accounts.
  • Assist in presenting the transaction to investment committee.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 3+/- years of commercial real estate experience with various property types including office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hotels preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience with commercial real estate valuation/ ARGUS models.
  • Strong quantitative and modeling skills, specifically advanced Excel modeling.
  • Proficiency with ARGUS (Argus Enterprise a plus), Word and PowerPoint.
  • Team oriented with excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable business-related field.  MBA or equivalent preferred.

 

Travel

5-10%

 

Business Category

Investments

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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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:

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 #: 119384