Associate, Asset Management

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 Associate to join their Asset Management team. We are looking for a self-starter, who is highly collaborative, analytical and has a strong interest in Real Estate.

The responsibilities of an Associate include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the asset management of a diverse portfolio of high-quality retail assets for one of the firm’s flagship investment vehicles, as well as assist in development and re-positioning projects for a subset of the portfolio
  • Evaluate the current and projected performance of properties using a variety of data sources
  • Support implementations on long-term asset management strategies, including income and expense forecasting, leasing plan, capital budget, value creation activity and risk-return analysis
  • Analyze quarterly appraisals and valuations
  • Participate in the review of annual budget proposals and leasing plans of assets
  • Prepare financial analysis/modeling to aid in decision-making
  • Prepare reports and analysis for review by senior management with opportunity to work directly with a variety of senior leaders at the firm including Senior Vice President of Development and Senior Vice President of Asset Management

We are seeking individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • 1-3 years of real estate experience (valuation experience highly desired)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or real estate
  • Excellent communicator with strong writing skills
  • Well-organized, detail oriented and deadline driven
  • Enjoys working in a dynamic team environment
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Experience with Argus Enterprise; Power BI experience a plus
  • Ability to travel

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.