Investment Analyst - Real Estate & Timberland

Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (PRIM)
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
02 Jul 2019
31 Aug 2019
Industry Sector
Construction / Real Estate
Employment Type
Full Time

Investment Analyst - Real Estate & Timberland
Pension Reserves Investment Management Board
Boston, MA

General Description

The Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (PRIM) is seeking an Investment Analyst for our Real Estate and Timberland investment team. Real Estate and Timberland (RET) represents 14% of PRIM’s $72 billion PRIT Fund.  Reporting to the Director of Real Estate and Timberland, the Investment Analyst will conduct research, analysis and assist in the management of PRIM’s commercial real estate and timberland portfolios. This role offers the opportunity to gain experience in the investment management field working on large global pension fund initiatives with top investment management firms. As a member of the RET team, our Analysts have direct access and exposure to managers and research from our partner firms and are expected to contribute to the team’s strategy and growth initiatives.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Conduct investment research on asset allocation, global economics, real estate and timberland markets
  • Assist with manager sourcing, pipeline management, due diligence and performance analysis
  • Prepare financial analysis and due diligence materials for acquisition opportunities
  • Conduct property tours and attend industry conferences
  • Oversee quarterly valuation process
  • Update portfolio and debt reporting packages
  • Oversee cash management process

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics or Real Estate
  • Two years of relevant work experience, preferably within commercial real estate or other real asset classes
  • Experience and interest in fundamental and statistical research
  • Collaborative team player with strong analytical skills, high proficiency with Excel and ideally experience with Argus

It is the policy of Pension Reserves Management Board to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or gender unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification.