Director - Real Estate Investors - Architect/Engineer


Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: San Francisco, CA, 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. 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. To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of



Basic Functions


Assist the in-house Technical Services Group in providing the Real Estate Department of an institutional investment management company with Architectural and Engineering expertise relating to Architectural, Structural, Building Enclosure, Site & Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), Fire Protection, Life Safety and Vertical Transportation Systems and Energy Conservation to ensure product quality of a diversified real estate portfolio. 



Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Evaluate Environmental, Architectural, Structural, Building Enclosure, Site & Civil and Building Mechanical systems including Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection and Vertical Transportation Systems and Energy Conservation related to the Company’s real estate investments (Mortgage Loan Security and Real Estate Owned).
  • Analyze property related documents (Property Condition and Environmental Site Assessments, Plans, Surveys, Specifications, Geotechnical, Seismic and ADA Reports etc…) and advise the Chief Architect on the adequacy, suitability and overall quality of the property’s design, construction and condition.  Make recommendations relative to architectural. engineering and specific concerns.  Prepare written review memorandums and cost analysis.
  • Provide Construction Management / Owner’s Representative duties on special assignments.
  • Conduct due diligence and field inspections and monitor ongoing projects and analyze requests for construction progress payments.
  • Provide architectural / engineering and environmental support to other groups in the Real Estate Department. 
  • Recommend policies and value enhancement strategies to the Chief Architect on positions Technical Services should develop and implement.
  • Research and advise Technical Services on new architectural /engineering developments and environmental issues for impact on the Real Estate Portfolio.
  • Manage and maintain file systems for plan and loan document inventory

Perform other duties as assigned



Experience and Skills


  • BS in Architecture and/or Engineering and a Professional License (RA or PE) is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of multi-disciplined professional experience including Construction Management and Environmental experience
  • Ability to follow through on tasks to a timely and successful completion
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Job Requisition ID: 86401

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







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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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