Equity Analyst, Public Real Estate Securities

Chicago, Illinois


Company Description

Founded in 1966, Heitman LLC is a global real estate investment management firm with over $44 billion in assets under management. Heitman’s real estate investment strategies include direct investments in the equity or debt capitalization of a property or in the securities of listed and publicly traded real estate companies. Heitman serves a global client base with clients from North American, European, Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific institutions, pension plans, foundations and corporations and individual investors. Headquartered in Chicago, with additional offices in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Heitman’s more than 325 employees 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:

  • 1-5 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 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.

COVID-19 protocol:

Employment with Heitman in the United States is conditioned on proof of full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus (with a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine) or, if not vaccinated, participation in a required weekly testing protocol.