Real Estate Investment Associate


Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co



When you join New York Life Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, you are joining a global investment company with a long history and passion for career development, innovation, collaboration, and diversity, equity and 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.


As a top 25 global asset management firm with more than $600 billion in assets under management, we have an important mission: to help build a better financial future for our clients, our employees, and our communities. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life Investments, so we can continue to help people achieve their financial aspirations. To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of



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.


Job Requisition ID: 85416








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