Overview

Global Real Estate and Agricultural Investments maintain a portfolio invested in commercial real estate and agricultural mortgages, as well as real estate equities. Real Estate Investments sources and manages commercial real estate investments through seven regional field offices in the U.S. and International field offices in London, Tokyo, Mexico City and Santiago. The Sr. Analyst will support the Mortgage team (Mortgage Production and Loan Management) for the MetLife General Account portfolio and investment management clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Mortgage Team in originating new commercial real estate loans and managing its existing commercial mortgage portfolio.
  • Conduct property underwriting, valuation and market analysis essential to evaluate new commercial mortgage opportunities across a range of property types and geographies.
  • Collaborate with Mortgage Team members, brokers, property owners, attorneys and other transaction counterparts to perform due diligence throughout the closing process.
  • Support the preparation of investment memoranda and participate in deal presentations to the debt investment committee.
  • Assist with loan asset management throughout the loan term, including property financial statement analysis, annual property valuations, loan monitoring, borrower requests, management and investor reporting and property inspections.
  • Perform internal and external ad hoc reporting, pipeline tracking using MetLife’s proprietary mortgage production system and provide systems database support.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • Demonstrated understanding of commercial real estate valuation and discounted cash flow analysis.
  • Results orientated team player. Emphasis on communication skills (both oral and written) and ability to handle multiple assignments.
  • Strong quantitative and computer skills, specifically advanced Excel modeling.
  • Preference given to candidates who have relevant experience (knowledge of Argus Enterprise, Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and familiarity with the leading commercial real estate market data resources (i.e.-CoStar, CBRE Econometric Advisors, ComStock, Real Capital Analytics, etc.). Team oriented with strong work ethic and time management skills.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (real estate or finance).

Travel

Less than 10%

 

Source: MetLife Real Estate Career Page

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About MetLife Real Estate Investments

Metlife has been investing in real estate since 1878. As a mortgage lender, real estate developer, and owner, MetLife's real estate division manages over $70 billion (as of 12.31.16) of real estate debt and equity investments. These include MetLife general account assets as well as assets managed by MetLife on behalf of third-party investor clients. The breakdown of debt investments to equity investments is $51.8 billion in commercial mortgage loans and $18.6 billion in real estate equity investments.

MetLife's Real Estate Group is headquartered in Whippany, NY with regional offices across the world. The group has 150 real estate professionals strategically placed in U.S. offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Morristown NJ, San Francisco, and Washington DC. as well as in international offices located in London England, Mexico City Mexico, Santiago Chile, and Tokyo Japan. The MetLife senior leadership averages 25 years of real estate experience, 23 years of which with MetLife.