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  • Posting Location: Chicago, Illinois

Country
United States
Working Schedule
Full-Time
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Relocation Assistance Available
No
Posted Date
08-May-2024
Job ID
2576

Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition:  

Based in Whippany, New Jersey, MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with nearly $600.8 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 850 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise in all asset classes, with a strength in 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.  

 

The Real Estate Debt Analyst will support the Chicago Regional Office Debt Team’s loan origination and loan management efforts for the MetLife General Account, investment management clients, and MIM’s higher-yielding lending strategies.  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Chicago Regional Office Debt Team in sourcing and originating new commercial real estate loans by providing quantitative financial modeling and market analysis used in the property underwriting, valuation, and evaluation of potential opportunities across a range of property types and Midwest geographies.
  • Collaborate with Debt Team members, brokers, property owners, attorneys, and other transaction counterparts to perform due diligence throughout the closing process.
  • Play a major role in the preparation of investment memoranda and participate in deal presentations to the debt investment committee.
  • Support loan asset management initiatives of the existing real estate debt portfolio including borrower requests, third party investor compliance, internal reporting, post-closing requirements, lease reviews, draw requests, loan boarding, property inspections and portfolio surveillance. 
  • Complete property financial statement analysis, property valuations, mortgage ratings and property inspections.
  • Perform internal and external ad hoc reporting, pipeline tracking using MIM’s proprietary systems and provide systems database support.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 0-3 years relevant experience with demonstrated understanding of commercial real estate valuation and discounted cash flow analysis.
  • Results orientated team player.  Emphasis on communication skills (both oral and written), ability to handle multiple assignments, strong work ethic and time management skills.
  • Strong quantitative and computer skills, specifically advanced Excel, and Argus Enterprise modeling.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Real Estate, Economics, Math, Statistics, Liberal Arts or a related field of study. 
  • Preference given to candidates who have relevant experience (knowledge of Argus Enterprise, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and familiarity with the leading commercial real estate market data resources (i.e.-CoStar, CBRE Econometric Advisors, Real Capital Analytics, etc.).

 

 

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.



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Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, 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 individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

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