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Real Estate Analyst, Full-time January or June 2023

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate Investments, LLC (NMRE) is responsible for leading the property investments of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. We are one of the largest investors of commercial real estate in the U.S., with a diversified portfolio across U.S. markets and major property types. The Analyst position is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with potential future opportunities located in Washington DC, Atlanta, Dallas, Newport Beach, and San Francisco. Job duties include:

  • Providing financial modeling and analytical support to multiple functional units including underwriting, portfolio management, loan and equity production, asset management, and real estate services.

  • Preparing internal presentations and memoranda required for investment selection and approval.

  • Completing special projects for all functional areas within the real estate portfolio, including mortgage loans and property equities, mortgage-backed securities, REITs, and private real estate securities.

  • Supporting the loan rating and equity appraisal process.

  • Some travel will be required.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs. Minimum qualifications

  • Completing a Bachelor's degree December 2023/May 2024 in Real Estate, Finance, or Accounting from an accredited college or university.

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 of higher.

  • Understanding the fundamentals of commercial real estate investment analysis, asset management, portfolio management, property-level due diligence, real estate law, construction, or related fields is a plus.

  • Strong interest in continuing education in the form of a Masters, MBA, JD, or other graduate degrees with an emphasis in business, analytics, real estate, and/or related topics.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel; experience with Argus or other DCF modeling software a plus.

  • Employer immigration sponsorship is not available for this role.

Preferred skills and proficiencies

  • Previous Corporate Real Estate internship and/or relevant project experience.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability.

  • High degree of self-motivation, passion, and a drive to learn.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities.

Who we are

Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for over 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation, and distribution. With more than $290 billion in assets, $30 billion in revenues, and more than $1.9 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, we deliver financial security to more than 4.6 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and improving the engagement of those who bring their outstanding perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation. We invite you to explore your career interests with us!


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W e are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.