Associate, Private Equity
San Mateo, CA 94401
ResponsibilitiesCOMPANY: Essex Property Trust (NYSE: ESS), an S&P 500 company, is fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily residential properties in selected West Coast communities. For details, please refer to company website: http://www.essex.com.
RESPONSIBILITIES: As an integral member of the Private Equity team reporting to Portfolio Management, this role is responsible for asset management and day to day oversight of a $4BN multifamily portfolio of approximately 40 properties. Specific responsibilities include:
General understanding of Partnership & Management Agreements and execute the approved business plan
Assist in preparing comprehensive asset plans, including generating financial models to recommend asset re-positioning or disposition strategies to optimize portfolio returns
Review and analyze operating results, tour properties and work with Operations team to understand and communicate asset performance relative to the market
Work with the Redevelopment team to review and assess capital expenditure plans, including value-add renovations to maximize property performance and cash flow
Assist in managing the annual operating budget review and approval process with internal team and external investors
Produce asset and financial performance reports and market updates for investors
Manage and support general department activities, including investment materials both for internal and external constituents
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a high growth potential with a proven track record in the following:
Minimum 2 years of corporate work experience
Strong analytical, organizational, attention to detail and accuracy, written and verbal communication skills
Strong Excel skills; proficient in other Microsoft Office applications
Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and effective collaborative working style
Bachelors degree required
COMPENSATION: We offer an exciting opportunity to grow and develop with a well- established firm along with an attractive compensation package comprised of a base salary and annual performance incentive.
Principals only (no recruiters). Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests. Essex offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects how much we value our associates and their families:
For regular full-time associates regularly scheduled to work at least thirty (30) hours per week:
• Medical, Dental, Pre-tax flex plan, Basic life insurance, Supplemental life, Short- and long-term disability, Accidental death insurance plans.
For part-time and full-time associates:
• Employer-matching 401(k) plan that offers financial planning and independent brokerage services.
• Wellness Program, 24-hour Employee Assistance, Service awards and Paid time-off.