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Senior Vice President, Investment Research


New York, NY

Company Description:

Our client is a leading U.S. real estate investment manager headquartered in New York with a presence in major markets across the United States, as well as internationally.  The organization is built on a broad network of real estate professionals who bring knowledge of local markets to every investment decision.  They invest in high quality properties, typically from the five key property types: office, retail, industrial, multifamily residential and hotel.  They have a  broad range of real estate strategies across the risk/return spectrum: core, core-plus, value-add and opportunistic.  They provide investors with long-term real estate solutions to support their investment objectives, always mindful of their obligations of accountability, transparency and trust.  With close to 300 employees and over $43 B in total AUM, this SEC registered investment advisor has a distinguished 35-year history managing investments.

  • 300+ institutional investors both domestic and international
  • Investment options in both fund and separate account formats
  • Expertise in equity and debt structures

Position Description:



  • Monitor economic indicators, employment growth, and demographic trends. Use econometric models to analyze real estate market fundamentals and capital market data and forecast future trends.
  • Identify key investment themes in core and alternative property sectors and geographic regions that drive the firm’s investment strategies.
  • Design, draft, and publish quarterly market reports, strategy research, white papers, and external industry publications.
  • Prepare House View and sector research presentations and assist client reporting and marketing.
  • Supervise and direct Research Analyst(s), as appropriate.
  • Participate in industry conferences and visit target markets when needed.


  • An advanced degree from a leading university in economics, real estate, urban planning, or related field is required.
  • Minimum of 15 years of research experience from real estate investment management and/or investment banking public REIT research coverage.
  • Superior writing skills with track record of real estate research publications.
  • Excellent presentation and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate complex technical analysis and concepts to clients in a concise and persuasive manner.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, organizational, and project management skills. Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Effective interpersonal skills. Must be able to work as part of an investment management team that includes the disciplines of acquisitions, research, asset management, and client capital management.

To learn more about this position, contact: Philip Canzian | (412) 348-1553 |