Location Designation: Hybrid - 3 days per week 



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. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.


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. 




With over 100 years in business, New York Life Real Estate Investors (“NYL REI”) is the real estate debt and equity investment arm of NYL Investors LLC, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company (“New York Life”). NYL Investors currently has more than $305 billion in assets under management of which NYL REI currently has $68 billion of real estate assets under management.


NYL REI is a leading capital provider in the real estate industry and is recognized as a top-tier commercial mortgage lender staffed by a team of highly experienced real estate professionals. The primary focus of the Real Estate Debt Team is the origination and management of commercial real estate related debt products, including mortgage loans (fixed and floating rate) and structured debt investments (including construction and bridge loans), which are typically secured by industrial, multi-family, retail, office, and hotel properties.



Director - Structured Debt Originations responsibilities include proactive solicitation of structured commercial mortgage loan opportunities through developers, mortgage brokers and institutional owners/investors. The originator will be involved in all aspects of the mortgage origination, business development, underwriting, due diligence, document negotiation and loan closing processes. The originator will also be involved with the monitoring and management of the existing regional structured mortgage portfolio and existing relationships. Travel is required.



  • A strong knowledge of major real estate markets and commercial properties including office buildings, shopping centers, apartments industrial warehouse buildings, and hotels.
  • Successful track record and experience in the structured commercial mortgage loan origination, due diligence, and loan closing/negotiation processes (including but not limited to bridge loans, recapitalizations, construction and construction permanent loans).
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and technical skills, including the ability to analyze, underwrite and forecast property cash flows and valuations using Argus and Excel software.
  • The ability to size and price loans with proper structural features including the experience in sizing and structuring construction loans and negotiate term sheets and loan commitments.
  • Team player who is organized, efficient, proactive, conscientious and assumes accountability and responsibility for specific performance and work product.
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship-building skills, and marketing skills. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Creative problem-solver with strong research skills.
  • The ability to gather, analyze, and interpret real estate market data/trends and financial information.
  • The ability to independently and pro-actively interact with, and gather data from borrowers, brokers, property managers, appraisers, attorneys, and other real estate professionals.
  • The ability to multi-task and effectively respond to changes in workflow, priorities and workload in a team environment.



To qualify for this position, you should preferably have an advanced degree in Finance, Real Estate, Accounting or related disciplines with 10 to 15 years of experience as a commercial mortgage underwriter/originator preferably with a major financial institution or mortgage brokerage company. A qualified candidate will have a proven track record in structured mortgage loan originations, a strong work ethic and the ability to work well in a team setting. An industry-recognized designation such as CCIM or CFA, or course work toward either of these designations is a plus.




Salary range:  

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills 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 the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. 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: 90552






About NY Life Insurance Company

Diversity & Humanity–two values that are deeply rooted in the New York Life culture and have laid the foundation for over 175 years of commitment to our employees, agents, policy owners, and the communities where we live and work. At New York Life you become a valued part of a welcoming, inclusive, and caring culture that has a long-standing legacy in stability and growth. The strength of New York Life revolves around our diversified, multi-dimensional business portfolio that goes beyond life insurance, and we want you to be a part of our legacy.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide an environment where you can explore your career ambitions, offering opportunities to tackle meaningful challenges and stretch your skills while balancing work and life priorities. You will be part of a diverse team guided by our belief to always be there for each other–providing the support and flexibility to grow and reach new heights while making an impact in the lives of others.

You are our future, and we commit to investing in you accordingly.

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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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