Acquisitions Analyst

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Job Identification Number: 180

Location: Elmsford, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Real Estate

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a private retail real estate company, is seeking an Acquisitions Analyst to join their Corporate HQ office in Elmsford, New York. The Analyst will be actively involved with many facets of the acquisitions process in the company’s growing retail CRE portfolio. The position will serve as support to the entire acquisitions and capital markets teams, providing the opportunity to work with senior management, and collaborate with the asset management, construction management, property management, leasing, legal, and accounting departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Acquisitions team in underwriting and modeling cash flow projections for new acquisitions, dispositions, recapitalizations, and refinancing utilizing Argus and Microsoft Excel

  • Perform financial analyses including discounted cash flows, sensitivities, investment returns, joint-venture waterfalls, and ongoing portfolio management

  • Supporting senior management with all analytical and transactional aspects of an acquisition including underwriting, due diligence, market research, financing, closing

  • Keep track of US retail markets in order to formulate market leasing assumptions and appropriate cap rates from comparable sales and market data

  • Assist with the review of legal related documents including leases, loan documents, management agreements, franchise agreements, etc.

  • Management and tracking of the investment pipeline

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; 1-3 years full-time experience in finance, real estate, or accounting or with similar real estate underwriting skills

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Argus

  • Basic understanding if real estate valuation methodologies including internal rates of return and discounted cash flow analysis