Investment Analyst, Commercial Real Estate

Company Name:
Prudential Financial
Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) is the real estate investment management business of Prudential Financial. PREI is comprised of fund management centers in the US located in Madison, New Jersey, Atlanta, Chicago, New York and San Francisco. Globally, PREI has offices in Munich, London, Singapore, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Hong Kong. PREI's specialized operating units offer a broad range of investment opportunities and investment management services in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. PREIs Principles of Business include doing the right thing, building bridges, valuing our people and working to win; we also place high importance on sustainability.
As of December 31, 2013, PREI managed $55.7 billion in gross real estate assets ($41.0 billion net) on behalf of clients worldwide and ranks among the largest real estate investment managers. For more information, please .
PREI has a 3-year Investment Analyst program where positions may be available within our regional offices located in Madison, NJ, San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago and Miami. Our analysts work with small teams of investment professionals in our Asset Management, Marketing, Research, Specialized Funds, and Transactions units.
There currently is an Investment Analyst position available with our PRISA II team in Madison, NJ.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Analyze and underwrite investment decisions for leasing, financing, buy/sell scenarios including preparation of cash flow models, sensitivity tables, property valuations, and joint venture structuring.
Participate in the property budget and strategic plan process.
Coordinate property appraisal process and review quarterly appraisals for accuracy.
Provide on-going and quarterly portfolio level reports (insurance, rollover, tenant surveys).
Analyze economic, legal, political and market conditions within assigned areas.
Support the transaction due diligence and closing processes.
Work closely with internal and external stakeholders: leasing/ sales brokers, property managers, portfolio analysts, joint venture partners, property appraisals, and operations/ accounting teams to support the asset management operation.
Training Opportunities:
The Analyst Program is designed to immerse you in PREI's business strategy, principles, and values.
Various computer based in-house training modules.
You are also eligible to participate in the Regional Mentor Program, an opportunity to be coached by a more experienced professional with whom you can develop an insightful one-on-one relationship and ensure your continued professional progress to suit your long term career goals.
Bachelors degree required; Finance, Real Estate or Accounting strongly preferred.
Understanding of basic real estate terms and concepts such as net leases, gross leases, contracts, rents, percentage rents, operating expenses, capital expenditures, recovery of expenses, property types.
Understanding of basic finance concepts such as NOI returns, cash flow returns, internal rate of return, present value/discounted cash flow.
Strong quantitative skills and demonstrated analytical ability.
Strong written communication skills required.
Computer proficiency with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Argus is a plus.
Strong interpersonal/communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Work or internship experience in a related field is strongly preferred.
Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.
We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.
Prudential is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Real Estate
Primary Location: Madison, NJ
Other locations: N/A
Travel: No Travel

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