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Acquisitions Analyst/Associate

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Acquisitions
Postal Code
United States

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Alterra Property Group (Alterra) is seeking an Acquisitions Analyst/Associate to provide a full complement of support to the firm’s acquisition activities. Reporting to the VP of Acquisitions, you'll work closely with the Partners and the Acquisitions and Development team and play a key role in financing and acquiring a range of multifamily properties in the Mid-Atlantic area and industrial properties nationally. The successful candidate will be highly organized, extremely detail oriented, self-motivated, an effective communicator as well as demonstrate the ability to respond to changing workloads and priorities.



  • Perform financial analysis of potential acquisitions.
  • Support the VP of Acquisitions and the company’s Partners through underwriting, loan requests and packaging, due diligence and closing.
  • Conduct due diligence, incorporating local market data, third-party property reports, local tax rates and policies, zoning designations, and new supply data into the analysis.
  • Build sensitivity analyses to demonstrate the upside potential and downside risk of specific factors on a deal.
  • Model joint venture cash flows with various promote structures.
  • Draft investment memorandums highlighting the risk/return profile of each deal and presenting financial metrics including net operating income, cash flow, and IRR.
  • Research market data/demographics including interface with brokers to obtain comparable lease and sales information.
  • Assist with development opportunities including market analysis, budget creation, project scope, and return on investment modeling.
  • Reviewing and track due diligence items, review third party reports, and prepare memorandum related to due diligence.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in real estate, finance, business or accounting
  • 2-4 years' experience as an analyst or underwriter for a real estate or financial services company
  • Experience in multifamily and industrial real estate is preferred
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency in Excel and Argus
  • Proficient in other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
  • High level of technological competence, and the ability to pick up on new software quickly
  • Analytical thinker with the proven ability to understand a complex situation and build a financial model to calculate the impact of various drivers/variables
  • Strong written skills, with the ability to communicate both high-level and detailed aspects of an acquisition in clear, concise language
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills with an analytical mindset and proven ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, working on several different projects at once
  • Ability to synthesize and prioritize information and adapt to change quickly
  • Experienced working with all levels internally and externally, build and maintain relationships
  • High level of presentation skills


Alterra is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, or protected Veteran status.


Job Function

  • Acquisitions

Job Sectors

  • Alternative Investments
  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Retail


2+ to 5 years

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