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Senior Associate

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Finance / Investment
Newport Beach
Postal Code
United States

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Job Summary

This position is focused primarily on the sale or financing of commercial real estate. In addition to the involvement in every stage of a transaction, including underwriting, preparation of offering memoranda and closing, the Senior Associate will train and lead analysts on both Investment Advisory and Debt underwriting. Will work in a high-energy, team-focused environment.


Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for complex financial modeling of commercial real estate transactions including office, industrial, retail, multi-housing, hotels and utilizing market and HFF data/comps to correctly underwrite a transaction.
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of investment advisory and financing packages, including financial modeling.
  • Must be technically proficient in use of databases and be able to effectively utilize data to determine trends and prepare for pitches and meetings.
  • Must understand and review real estate documents (leases, loan documents, appraisals, etc.) to determine if any issues exist and determine what could be a concern.
  • Participate in weekly office meetings with Producers to discuss deal flow, deal status and market conditions.
  • Have a strong understanding of how HFF's lines of business work together.
  • Mentor junior associates and analysts in real estate underwriting / financial modeling.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Experience Required

  • 5+ years of experience in a financial analysis environment; mortgage or commercial real estate industry preferred.
  • Self-motivated, team-oriented and strong time management skills to prioritize deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; able to interface with top-level executives.
  • Strong ability to communicate analytical and marketing data effectively.
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information.
  • Ability to be an independent worker with a team player attitude.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • MBA is a plus, but not required.


Computer Skills

  • Intermediate working knowledge of Outlook, and Word.
  • Expertise in Argus and Microsoft Excel
  • Data base experience a plus.



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Job Functions

  • Financial Analysis
  • Research/Market Analysis
  • Underwriting

Job Sector

Not specified



5+ to 7 years

This job is no longer active.

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