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Associate – Real Estate Research
Posted on 1/4/2023
INACTIVE
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Marketing
Market Research
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
Communications
Requirements
  • BA/BS in in Real Estate, Private Equity, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Law or equivalent relevant experience
  • Demonstrated track record of academic and professional success
  • Prior work experience in private equity real estate, investment banking, consulting or other relevant experience
  • Availability to travel, primarily domestically
  • Flexibility to work within StepStone's dynamic and entrepreneurial organization
  • Developing investment judgment and general understanding of risk/reward trade-offs
  • Ability to represent the Firm credibly in written and interpersonal communications
  • Demonstrable analytical capabilities, including strong quantitative/modeling skills
  • High proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Applied experience in valuation and investment analysis
  • Enrollment in CFA program a plus
  • Promote and demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude
Responsibilities
  • Perform market research using publicly available information and proprietary databases to identify, quantify and analyze macroeconomic trends across a variety of industry sectors
  • Interpret financial analyses prepared by target fund managers, including investment track records, financial statement analysis and fund models
  • Support senior Research staff on sourcing and managing the inflow of investment opportunities
  • Assess marketing and supporting materials of prospective fund managers to identify key value drivers and important areas for further investigation
  • Conduct phone interviews with senior executives to gather insights and information regarding the style and effectiveness of target fund managers
  • Form an independent opinion about the attractiveness of a sector or investment opportunity
  • Efficiently communicate a position verbally and in written materials, including defending a position in a team environment such as Investment Committee meetings
  • Use creativity to source and analyze data and to test hypotheses regarding attractiveness of specific sectors and investment opportunities
  • Prepare for and participate in meetings with managers and conduct on-going due diligence
  • Draft investment memorandums and presentations related to fund diligences and
  • Perform analyses to support co-investment and secondary opportunities
StepStone Group

501-1,000 employees

Global private market solutions