CBRE Acquisitions Associate in Los Angeles, California

CBRE Global Investors is a global real asset investment management firm with over $100 billion in assets under management. CBRE Global Investors is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE). The firm sponsors real asset investment programs across the risk/return spectrum in the Americas, Europe and Asia for investors worldwide including public and private pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments and private individuals. Programs include a complete range of investment solutions including equity and debt, direct and indirect, and listed and unlisted strategies delivered through separate accounts and commingled funds.


CBRE Global Investors - Americas is seeking an Associate to provide analytical and transactional support in the recommendation and acquisition/development of multifamily investments. Responsibilities include identification, underwriting, due diligence and closing of investment opportunities. This position would involve 1) assisting in the sourcing of investments, 2) utilizing Excel to create financial models and other analysis to evaluate acquisition opportunities, 3) coordination and management of due diligence 4) assisting in the presentation of acquisition opportunities to investment committee, 5) monitoring transactions through close involving coordination across various business functions and 6) assisting and monitoring the procurement of financing.


Support the Multifamily Team in the identification/analysis of investment opportunities

Development and monitoring of a regional investment pipeline, present rationale for recommended investment pursuits to Acquisition Directors

Participate in the development of pro forma business plans by working with third parties and the Asset Management team

Draft and create a large variety of analyses and relevant documents including DCF/IRR valuation, sale and lease comparable review, sensitivity analysis, and other ad hoc analysis

Contribute to and manage the drafting of Investment Committee materials

Coordinate and manage the due diligence and closing efforts including review of operating statements, third-party reports and closing statements

Other projects and responsibilities as needed by the Americas team


Bachelor’s Degree (industry certificates, designations and licenses a plus)

4-8 years of related experience in financial analysis/real estate transactions, preferably with experience in West Coast markets

High proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and Salesforce

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively present information

Provides assistance and oversight such as technical guidance to coworkers

Ability to lead project teams and/or supervise assignments with other team members

Demonstrates initiative, leadership, team building skills and ability to meet deadlines

Highly organized with ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, team environment

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans