CAREERS

The talent and dedication of our people are critical to our success. We offer an opportunity for developing one’s professional career while working with individuals trained in a variety of disciplines in a collegial and dynamic environment. We also offer a broad range of competitive benefits on a global basis.

If you are interested in being considered for a position with us, please contact us for more information about available positions or to submit a general application.

Vice President - Investment Group
Los Angeles, CA

The Vice President of Investments role will be based in Los Angeles and includes responsibility for financial analysis and investor reporting functions, both in a hands-on and supervisory capacity. The role involves working closely with senior investment professionals to execute secured and mezzanine credit transactions and other real estate investments and to monitor the performance of such investments. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Detailed Job Description
  • Due diligence, including analysis of entitlements and environmental issues, construction budgets and schedules, financial projections and appraisals
  • Developing cash flow models and valuation analyses
  • Contributing to preparation of offering documents for investors and for syndicated loans and the preparation and presentation of underwriting memos;
  • Negotiating credit agreements and other transaction documents; facilitating pre- and post-closing transaction processes, coordinating with legal counsel, appraisers, auditors, consultants and other deal service providers;
  • Managing the review of loan funding requests in coordination with construction consultants, loan servicers and other service providers;
  • Monitoring the performance of existing assets and the compliance of borrowers with the terms of credit agreements;
  • Developing and implementing strategies for special situations and managing documentation for investor consent solicitations and other proposals;
  • Maintaining financial projections for individual assets;
  • Analyzing management accounts and financial statements and reporting on variances; and
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly reports to investors.
Required Qualifications/Skills
  • No less than 8 years’ experience in real estate development, acquisitions or underwriting and restructuring real estate credit;
  • Ability to review and analyze credit agreements and other important legal agreements in the field of real estate development;
  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting; strong analytical/modeling skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team; ability to prioritize effectively and manage work across multiple supervisors;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong professional writing skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Strong academic credentials from a top-tier university.

Associate - Investment Group
Los Angeles, CA

The Associate role includes responsibility for financial analysis and modeling and preparation of investor reporting/presentations, working closely with senior investment professionals to manage and grow our portfolio of loans (i.e. first and second lien, mezzanine) and other real estate investments and to monitor and manage their performance, including through participation in restructuring and recapitalization. Specifically, the Associate will:

Detailed Job Description
  • Participate in due diligence, including analysis of entitlements and environmental issues, construction budgets and schedules, financial projections, appraisals and other relevant documentation; develop financial models and valuation analyses; contribute to preparation of offering documents for investors and for syndicated loans and to preparation of underwriting memos;
  • Facilitate pre- and post-closing transaction processes, coordinating with legal counsel, appraisers, auditors, consultants and other deal service providers;
  • Participate in the review of loan funding requests, lien waivers and other draw package elements, in coordination with construction consultants, loan servicers and other service providers;
  • Participate in monitoring the performance of existing assets and compliance of borrowers with the terms of loan documents and other legal agreements;
  • Contribute to documentation for investor consent solicitations and other proposals;
  • Develop and maintain financial projections for each asset; analyze management accounts and financial statements and report on variances; and
  • Prepare quarterly reports to investors.
Required Qualifications/Skills
  • No less than 4 years’ experience in asset management, financial advisory or restructuring with an investment bank, real estate fund or development company or in consulting with a focus on real estate or other hard assets;
  • Ability to review and analyze complex legal documents;
  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting; strong analytical skills and Excel modeling skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team; ability to prioritize effectively and manage work across multiple supervisors;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong professional writing skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Strong academic credentials from a top-tier university.