Currently operating from San Diego to Seattle, and Washington DC Metro to Boston, Pacific Urban Investors invests in existing multifamily properties. The firm is backed by one of the nation's largest real estate companies and enjoys strategic relationships with some of the largest multifamily investors in the United States.
We are currently seeking a candidate to fill the position of Investment Analyst in either our Seattle or Palo Alto office to assist in company-wide investment efforts with a focus on the West Coast. The ideal candidate will have the analytical skills to accurately underwrite prospective multifamily investments, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Additionally, strong interpersonal abilities are needed to interface with brokers, owners, and internal executives. These types of positions are best suited for candidates with long term aspirations of becoming Investment Officers with sourcing responsibilities.
Primary Responsibilities & Duties:
Create and prepare valuations for potential acquisitions utilizing Microsoft Excel – using our internal models to incorporate market data, your initiative and intuition into each valuation
Research and analyze numerous submarkets, both from the desk and “in the field," to gain intimate knowledge of targeted opportunities
Track rent, sales, and new development activities in each of the submarkets
Assist in conducting and coordinating due diligence activities involving the audit of leases and financial operations, analysis of market competitors, synthesis of third party reports, assessment of physical deficiencies and renovation opportunities
Prepare and present materials to Pacific’s Investment Committee
Participate in various analytical projects as required in the Investments Department
Some travel will be required
May perform other duties as needed
Education, Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required
1 - 2 years of relevant experience and sound fundamental knowledge of financial analysis; experience with real estate valuations a plus
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel required, as well as proficiency with MSWord & PowerPoint
Demonstrated ability in interpersonal and business communications; excellent writing skills required
Pacific Urban Investors (‘PUI’) is an industry leading multi-family investment firm and pension fund manager. Headquartered in Northern California’s innovative Silicon Valley, PUI is focused exclusively on the multi-family rental space. The firm has successfully deployed well-timed strategies to the benefit of its institutional partners and stakeholders throughout the Western and Eastern United States.
Since its inception in 1998, Pacific has completed well over 200 apartment transactions on behalf of its own account and those of its strategic institutional partners. Today, PUI has six offices, with over fifty professionals and an owned apartment portfolio in excess of $6.0 billion.
Pacific Urban Investors investment strategies include the acquisition and renovation of 10 – 50-year-old “vintage” communities, as well as the acquisition of multi-family investments for current cash flow and long-term appreciation.