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Associate, Real Estate Portfolio/Asset Management

Associate, Real Estate Portfolio/Asset Management

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Asset/Portfolio Management - Debt

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Colony NorthStar, Inc. (NYSE: CLNS) is a leading global real estate and investment management firm that creates long-term value through investing in real estate and real estate-related assets. With $58B AUM and over 500 employees in 17 locations, CLNS is one of the world’s largest real estate investors, owners, and operators with a diversified portfolio that spans across multiple asset classes, including industrial, healthcare, hospitality and opportunistic equity and debt.


Position Overview

Colony NorthStar is currently seeking an Associate/Sr. Analyst in our Dallas office to support the Portfolio Management team. The successful candidate will be a highly organized, detail oriented critical thinker with the ability to effectively multitask.


  • Assist Asset Managers in monitoring and managing existing equity and debt real estate investments, including interaction with equity partners, borrowers, property managers and leasing agents.
  • Prepare and deliver high quality work product in an accurate, complete and timely manner. Analyses will be thorough, well supported, and demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the real estate business.
  • Perform detailed financial analysis/modeling, including with respect to lease analysis, mortgage analytics, discounted cash flows, asset valuations, and cost benefit/ROI calculations. The ability to create dynamic new models within Excel to address complicated investment and capital structures is critical.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly asset management reports and consolidation and review of operating budgets and variance analysis on both property and portfolio levels.
  • Maintain accuracy of asset management database and portfolio metrics.
  • Conduct market and submarket analysis and reporting on rents, competition demographics, and supply/demand drivers.
  • Assist in preparation of public company and investor reporting, including quarterly updates.
  • Interact with CLNS Finance, Investor Relations, Accounting and other teams, as well as third party advisors when necessary.



  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master's Degree in finance, real estate or other similar relevant field with a strong academic record at a top institution(s).
  • Strong financial analysis skills, including advanced knowledge of Argus and MS Excel required.
  • Integrity and hard work ethic with a desire to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
  • Highly intelligent and detail oriented.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with the ability to interface with personnel at all levels.
  • Strong ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions with the aptitude to interpret financial, technical and legal documents.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to synthesize a quantitative financial analysis into concise written and verbal reports, including memoranda, analytical reports and data charts