Real Estate Investment Associate


Date: Aug 19, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.





New York Life Real Estate Investors has an opening for a Real Estate Investment Associate in its Southeast Regional Office located in Atlanta, Georgia.



The Investment Associate will primarily support commercial real estate debt and equity originators and equity asset managers and will be involved in all aspects of the mortgage origination and equity acquisition process including underwriting, research, due diligence, and closing.  Financial modeling, investment analysis and preparation of internal investment memoranda are the core aspects of the job. 


This position offers an outstanding opportunity to develop a solid career in commercial real estate, work on large and complex transactions, and interact with many of the premier players in the industry.  The right candidate has useful experience/training, is interested in institutional quality commercial real estate and finance as a career, has strong analytical abilities, communicates clearly, can multi-task, works hard, is a self-starter, is outgoing and works cooperatively in a team environment. 



With nearly $60 billion in assets under management, New York Life Real Estate Investors is one of the largest real estate investment advisors in the country and a leading provider of real estate capital. Our parent company is New York Life Insurance Company, one of the oldest and strongest financial institutions in the United States.  Real Estate Investors focuses on the origination of real-estate-related debt and equity investments on behalf of New York Life Insurance Company and our third-party investors. Our three investment platforms include: Commercial Mortgage Loans, Direct Equity Investment, and Real Estate Securities Investment (CMBS and REIT debt).  More information on the Company can be found at:


The Southeast Regional Office is responsible for the origination of commercial debt investments throughout the Southeast United States.  Major markets include Atlanta, South Florida, Orlando, Tampa, Charlotte, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham, and Richmond.



  • Strong analytical, quantitative and technical skills
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Clear thinker, creative yet thorough problem-solver, strong research skills
  • Positive demeanor, outgoing personality who will work cooperatively with other team members
  • The ability to work under time pressure, multi-task, and negotiate competing priorities
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, sense of urgency, conscientious, takes pride in providing high quality work product
  • Working knowledge of commercial real estate including office buildings, shopping centers, apartments, and industrial warehouse buildings



A business-related Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a strong academic record and with a strong preference for a concentration in Finance or Real Estate.  The candidate should have two or more years of real estate investment/underwriting experience preferably working for an institutional investment company, commercial lender, brokerage company, appraisal firm, or related commercial real estate firm.  Proficiency in Argus and advanced modeling skills in Microsoft Excel is required.


Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 83619




Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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