Marsh & McLennan Senior Real Estate Researcher in Atlanta, Georgia

The Manager Research Consultant will be part of the Real Estate Boutique within Mercer’s Investment Consulting Group. This team member is responsible for monitoring real estate markets and evaluating real estate investment managers to identify those who are most capable of generating value for Mercer's client portfolios and presenting to clients the investment products we research and their prospects for medium to long-term performance relative to its risks. To fulfill this role, the Manager Research Consultant will:

Independently perform due diligence on investment management firms and their investment strategies through qualitative and quantitative analysis. Make recommendations to and verbally follows up with clients based on due diligence in the form of Research Notes, which is a written communication outlining the strengths and weaknesses of a given strategy and states Mercer's recommendation based on that research Be responsible for conducting research, forming opinions, consulting various resources, and publishing papers for general consumption on current events and broad capital market issues including topics as global real estate investing, non-traditional investments and asset allocation modeling Produce internal and external presentations by utilizing knowledge of macro-economic conditions and the real estate market Provide guidance and peer review to Clients and Consultants on due diligence performed on investment management firms and the recommendations made to clients based on that due diligence and research Ability to work with clients to assist in determining strategic directions of real estate allocation as well as other responsibilities as required and produce reports documenting such work Qualifications MBA, CFA or equivalent experience preferred Five to ten years of experience in institutional, real estate investment management or consulting Strong background in investment analysis, real estate or portfolio management Demonstrated analytical capabilities, excellent writing and communication skills Ability to travel regularly to visit with managers, clients and investment consultants located across the country

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh,which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

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