Real Estate Investment Associate


Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, 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



A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. 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 service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. 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



New York Life Real Estate Investors has an immediate opening for a Real Estate Investment Associate in its Midwest Regional Office located in Chicago, Illinois.



The Investment Associate will primarily support senior real estate debt and equity transaction officers and will be involved in all aspects of the origination 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 complex and creative transactions, and interact with many of the premier players in the industry. The right person has useful experience/training while being motivated to learn and develop a career in real estate investment.



With over $55 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. 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 Midwest Regional Office is responsible for the origination of commercial debt and equity investments throughout the Midwestern United States. Major markets include Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Pittsburg, Columbus, St. Louis and Detroit.



  • Strong analytical, quantitative and technical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Clear thinker, creative yet thorough problem-solver
  • Positive demeanor, outgoing personality and the ability to work cooperatively with other team members
  • The ability to work under pressure, manage multiple projects, and negotiate competing priorities
  • Self-motivated and takes pride in providing high quality work product
  • Working knowledge of commercial real estate investment analysis



A four-year BA or MBA degree is required, preferably with a concentration in Finance, Real Estate, or Accounting. The candidate should have one to four years of real estate experience, preferably working for an institutional investment company, commercial lender, brokerage company, appraisal firm or related commercial real estate firm. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word is required. Proficiency in Argus is a plus.


Job Requisition ID: 85245








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