Associate/Senior Associate - Asset Management

Chicago, IL
Asset Management – Asset Management /
Full-Time /
Harrison Street is a leading investment management firm exclusively focused on alternative real assets. Headquartered in Chicago and London with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia, the Firm has more than 280-employees and nearly $56 billion in assets under management. Clients of the Firm include a global institutional investor base domiciled in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America.

Harrison Street is seeking to hire an Associate/Senior Associate within the Asset Management group. Candidates should possess broad-based analytical skills, have a strong understanding of Excel and PowerPoint, and be a confident and concise communicator. The individual must be able to efficiently allocate time between multiple tasks with tight deadlines and provide analytical support for multiple team members within Asset Management.

Specific Duties Include:

    • Assist in managing relationships with existing operating partners
    • Provide analytical and transaction support for dispositions, financings, and workouts
    • Prepare capital call and disposition memorandums
    • Review, analyze, and assist with lease transactions
    • Model investment-level performance for fund vehicles
    • Provide analytical support for periodic internal valuation processes and annual budgeting/business planning
    • Assist in oversight of property operations including property management and leasing teams
    • Review financial performance and comparison to budget
    • Monitor capital improvement progress
    • Maintain key department and firm schedules
    • Assist in the recruiting and training of all new intern, analyst, and associate-level employees

Background Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree – Real Estate and/or Finance concentrations preferred
    • 1-4+ years of experience in private equity, investment management, or commercial real estate
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to analyze data and effectively summarize relevant conclusions;
    • Thorough understanding of real estate valuation process and software tools (Excel at minimum; Argus preferred)
    • Highly motivated, organized, and self-directed individual eager to learn all facets of asset management
Harrison Street is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

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