Associate- Real Estate

Originations · Dallas, Texas
Department Originations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Role Description:

Paceline is seeking to hire an Associate – Real Estate for an immediate start date. The Associate is expected to play a critical role throughout the lifecycle of an investment including deal evaluation, transaction execution, and active portfolio management. The Associate is expected be a self-starter, action-oriented, and highly organized. An ideal candidate will possess advanced analytical and quantitative skills, an intellectual curiosity, and a strong interest in investing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and analyze new commercial real estate investment opportunities
  • Financial and valuation modeling
  • Market research, comparative/industry analysis
  • Preparation of presentation materials to investment committee, and fund investors
  • Participation in deal due diligence and management of outside service providers
  • Creation and review of regular cash flows, budgets, and business plans for portfolio investments
  • Work with management teams in developing and executing major strategic or financial initiatives (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, financings, annual budgets)
  • Monitoring and reporting on the fund’s investments
  • Maintain relationships and represent Paceline with property / asset management teams, investors, brokers, lenders, lawyers, consultants, etc.
  • Assist in development of additional investment targets for Paceline (e.g., analysis of themes, industries, and strategies that may warrant focused deal creation efforts)

Skill & Experience:


  • 2+ years’ experience within asset management, investment banking, private equity, or corporate finance / valuation teams. Experience with commercial real estate, particularly direct acquisitions experience, strongly preferred
  • Outstanding academic results and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics from a leading academic institution
  • Demonstrable financial modeling and evaluation skills are critical
  • Extraordinary focus on details, accuracy, and quality
  • Ability to work effectively within a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines while working on several projects in conjunction with one another
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word); exceptionally strong Excel skills and ARGUS experience are required
  • Experience with Bloomberg, Capital IQ, CoStar, REIS, and other financial information sources

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    Dallas, Texas
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