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Solutions Associate, Investor Services

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Finance / Investment
New York
Postal Code
United States

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Position Description

The Solutions Associate will work alongside the Global Head of Investor Services and Solutions, and the group s lead Global Portfolio Strategist for Global Real Asset Solutions, within CBRE Global Investors $100+ Billion AUM Real Assets investment platform.

The Investor Services and Solutions team has responsibility for business development, client relationship management, and Global Real Assets Solutions portfolio design for institutional and high net worth investors globally, including pension funds, endowments/foundations, insurance companies, and sovereign wealth funds.


The Associate will assist with:


The development of custom proposals for investors with recommendations for their Real Assets allocations, including investments across real estate and infrastructure through both debt and equity structures, and private and public market executions


The expansion of CBRE Global Investors data and analytical capabilities for Real Assets portfolio design, including working closely with the platform s Quantitative Research team within the Global Strategy & Research group, as well as the Global Analytics group, on bespoke data projects designed to increase the history, transparency, and consistency of performance time series for various Real Asset categories


The automation of certain portfolio modeling and client proposal processes, in order to reduce development time and increase accuracy and efficiency


The execution of competitor analyses to understand the positioning of other offerings in the marketplace, including other Solutions programs for Real Assets and other Alternatives


Research on portfolio allocations of institutional investors globally, in order to better understand their investment preferences, needs and objectives


  Other strategic planning and development projects related to the growth and expansion of CBRE Global Investors


In helping to expand CBRE Global Investors Real Assets Solutions capabilities, the Associate will be working to help answer the following types of questions from investors:

What is the right allocation between core and enhanced return exposures?

Between real estate, infrastructure and other real asset categories?

Between sectors and sub-sectors?
Between U.S., European, APAC and other regions?
Between private and public markets?
Between equity and debt strategies?

Between strategic, long-term exposures and tactical, near-term opportunities? 


2-5 years work experience in relevant investment management discipline

Undergraduate or graduate concentration in finance, economics, or related field, with a strong preference for computer science and mathematics coursework as well

Excellent quantitative skills, including interest/experience in portfolio construction and asset allocation methodologies

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Foreign language skills and/or international study, travel, or other experience a significant plus

Experience in management consulting and/or strategic planning a plus

Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word including the ability to write macros in Excel

Computer programming skills a significant plus (VBA, SQL, Python, etc.)

CFA and/or CAIA preferred (or a commitment to attain)
Required Attributes
Collaborative team player
Can-do attitude
Entrepreneurial spirit
Dedicated work ethic
 About CBRE Global Investors

CBRE Global Investors is a global real asset investment management firm with $106 billion in assets under management (as of September 30, 2019). The firm sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for investors worldwide.

CBRE Global Investors is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE). It harnesses the research, investment sourcing and other resources of the world s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2018 revenue) for the benefit of its investors. CBRE Group, Inc. has more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 480 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.

For more information about CBRE Global Investors, please visit www.cbreglobalinvestors.com.


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans

Job Functions

  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Management

Job Sector

  • Alternative Investments



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