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Equity Analyst, Public Real Estate Securities

Chicago, Illinois

Description

Company Description

Founded in 1966, Heitman is a premier global real estate investment management firm with over $50 billion in assets under management. Heitman has three main business lines: direct real estate investment; the origination and servicing of debt secured by real estate and investments in publicly traded securities, including REITs, REOCs and other real estate companies. The Firm offers investment products and services across the risk/return spectrum, within each category.

Heitman is proud to be employee owned, and the firm’s real estate solutions are directed by some of the most experienced and innovative professionals in the industry. Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Melbourne, New York, Seoul and Tokyo, Heitman has 350 employees who offer specialized expertise — from a specific discipline to local insight.

This Opportunity

Our Chicago office is seeking an Equity Analyst to join its Public Real Estate Securities team.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who is highly analytical, collaborative and has a strong interest in publicly traded securities and real estate.

The responsibilities of an Equity Analyst, Public Real Estate Securities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing in-depth industry knowledge in assigned property sectors
  • Providing detailed company and financial analysis of publicly traded real estate companies and property markets
  • Running, maintaining, and continually enhancing proprietary security screening and valuation tools
  • Assessing the capabilities of each company’s senior management team through one-on-one meetings and quantitative measures
  • Formulating recommendations to the remainder of the investment team for names in your coverage universe
  • Writing and presenting research reports as needed


We are seeking individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Major in Finance, Real Estate or related field preferred
  • Excellent communicator with strong writing skills
  • Well-organized, detail oriented and deadline driven
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and handle ambiguity
  • Enjoys working both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and operate with a high degree of diligence and accuracy
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word


The Heitman Difference
Culture

Our culture recognizes the importance of our biggest differentiator — our people. Heitman’s collaborative work environment gives our professionals the opportunity to build something together. Something too appealing to ignore and too rewarding to leave.

Our
culture is driven by our core values: Respect, Commitment, Innovation, and Integrity. We strive to maintain an inclusive and collaborative environment where all ideas are welcome. Among many other Heitman sponsored programs, we encourage our employees to get out into the community and volunteer with their favorite organizations – you’ll even get paid time off to do just that!

Heitman offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance, 401K plan with employer match, and a generous vacation/sick plan.

Additional Information

Interested professionals should apply via our website at www.heitman.com. Please make sure to select “careers” under the About tab to submit your cover letter and resume. If you are a Heitman employee, please make sure to apply using your Heitman email address.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Heitman is an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, medical or mental disability or condition (including, without limitation, HIV and AIDS), developmental disability, handicap, denial of family and medical care leave, denial of pregnancy leave, domestic partner status, status as a victim of sexual or domestic violence (or familial relationship to such victim), veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, arrest records, citizenship status, criminal history that has been expunged, unfavorable discharge from the military, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.