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Assistant Vice President, Debt Capital Markets – Boston, MA
The Assistant Vice President, Debt Capital Markets is involved in all aspects of the financing for GID Investment Advisers LLC (“GID”). Primary focus will be to strategize, analyze, compile, coordinate, execute, negotiate, close and service a wide array of financing transactions for the company, whose debt portfolio currently totals almost $8 Billion.
GID is a 60-year-old privately-held and fully-integrated real estate company that develops, owns, and operates a premier portfolio of multi-family, industrial, and mixed-use development space. GID’s existing and under-development properties are valued at approximately $20 Billion and includes over 37,000 multifamily units in over 100 multifamily communities, as well as over 5 million square feet of commercial properties, located through the United States. GID is an active buyer and developer of these types of real estate on behalf of its institutional co-investment partners and for its own account. GID operates nationwide with its headquarters in Boston, MA, and other offices located in New York, NY; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA; and Los Angeles, CA.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Involved in all financing-related activities for the company as well as its co-investment joint venture real estate vehicles.
- Responsible for leading and/or assisting on a wide variety of financing transactions from the initial stages through closing and into servicing.
- Involved in transactions that include several property types, with a focus on multifamily properties. Projects will include existing stabilized assets, new acquisitions, lease-up properties, and wholly-owned and joint venture ground-up developments.
- Analyze and underwrite a variety of financing opportunities in order to make recommendations to, and strategize with, senior management.
- Manage financing transactions that will range from single asset loans to multi-asset secured facilities, construction loans, lines of credit, and other complex financing structures.
- Interact with a wide variety of financing institutions, including mortgage banking firms, as well as a variety of financial institutions, including insurance companies, commercial banks, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, debt funds, etc.
- Structure and negotiate mortgage terms, including term sheets, loan applications, commitments, and loan documents.
- Coordinate and review third-party assessments, including environmental, engineering and appraisal reports.
- Work closely with in-house and external legal teams to negotiate loan documents, coordinate due diligence, and close loan transactions.
- Involved in a multitude of loan servicing issues, including lender compliance, post-closing escrow administration, loan assumptions, ownership transfers, and other related issues.
- Manage, track and analyze the company’s separate debt portfolios.
- Collaborate with other departments, including Accounting, Asset & Portfolio Management, Tax, and Acquisitions, on numerous financing-related issues.
- Maintain a current in-depth knowledge of the debt capital and commercial real estate markets, as well as the general economy
This position reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Treasury and Debt Capital Markets, but also has a close working relationship with the Vice President, Debt Capital Markets, as well as other DCM personnel. There will also be direct interaction with the CFO, as well as other senior executives. This position has significant interaction with other departments within the company.
- Bachelor’s degree – a concentration in Finance or Economics is preferred.
- 7+ years of relevant experience in the financing of commercial real estate, ideally with significant exposure to multifamily assets.
- Excellent verbal and written communication abilities, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
- Extremely detail-oriented.
- Critical competencies include management and leadership skills necessary to implement departmental objectives.
- Highly developed analytical, research and written/oral presentation skills.
- Ability to problem-solve and exercise independent judgment while displaying a high degree of initiative and accuracy.
- Demonstrated ability to organize & prioritize projects; complete multiple tasks on schedule.
- Ability to work independently as well as with others within the department and the company.
- Self-motivated, with a strong work ethic.
- Extensive experience with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Able to maintain confidentiality.
- Able to travel from time-to-time (but not extensively).
- Depending on qualifications and experience
Candidates should be aware that GID maintains a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated by their start date, unless living or working in Arizona, Montana or any other state that prohibits vaccine mandates. GID is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.
GID is an Equal Opportunity Employer