Real Estate Investment Analyst at CrowdStreet
Portland, OR, US

Working at CrowdStreet

We are a team dedicated to transforming the world of commercial real estate (CRE) through technology.   Our online Marketplace gives investors unparalleled access to CRE investment opportunities. Founded in 2014, CrowdStreet believes that the markets are stronger when they are more accessible, transparent, and efficient. For everyone. 

Our momentum is building; we’ve just crossed over the $500 million mark in CRE investing, which demonstrates that online investing is here to stay. We are the winner of the 2019 Rising Star Award in the annual Oregon Technology Awards and the 2018 CRETECH Crowdfunding & Capital Sourcing Award.

Our headquarters are in downtown Portland overlooking Pioneer Square, the “living room” of the city. We offer great benefits, a fantastic culture, and a dog-friendly office. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

About the Role

We are looking for a Real Estate Investment Analyst reporting to the Director of Asset Management who would like to leverage your expertise and passion in Real Estate Financial Analysis to help our organization grow to the next level. As Real Estate Investment Analyst, you will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting performance of CrowdStreet marketplace offerings. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Perform complex financial analyses, including projections and sensitivity analyses.

  • Gather and evaluate real estate markets data drawing out salient points from your analysis.

  • Perform monthly/quarterly, real estate, property-level, portfolio-level, and market-level qualitative and quantitative analysis; including financial statements, comparing actual to budget/pro-forma performance. Follow-up on offerings that require deeper analysis and evaluation.

  • Collaborate with internal teams, maintaining, updating, and reporting asset and portfolio performance.

  • Prepare additional periodic reports including summaries, trends analysis, property/portfolio/markets comparisons, year-over-year analysis, and benchmark to industry sources and market data.

  • Deliver key feedback on performance to the Investments Team to improve deal screening process in addition to finding efficient and automated means of reporting.

  • Synthesize sponsor reporting and findings to create transparent, clear, and timely written reports and presentations for internal stakeholders and periodically to the Board of Directors.

  • Work in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.

What we must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or business-related field.

  • 2+ years of commercial real estate analytical experience. Acquisitions or asset management experience is highly valued.

  • Capacity to understand complex financial structures, synthesize findings, and report.

  • Experience with commercial real estate and investment portfolio modeling and analytical skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and knowledge of finance concepts and processes.

  • Ability to use independent judgment, discretion, and maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to work and interact in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities yet still able to maintain attention to detail and accuracy.

What is nice to have:

  • Experience sourcing, structuring, and closing institutional real estate transactions

  • Experience in real estate capital markets.

  • MBA, MRED, or other advanced degrees.

How to apply

Please submit your resume online with a cover letter stating:

1) Why you’re interested in working for CrowdStreet, and

2) A brief summary of how you meet each of our qualifications (including the “nice to haves”). The best way to do this is to copy/paste the requirements bullets and put a brief answer after each summarizing your relevant experience.