Assistant Vice President, Capital Markets

Chicago, Illinois


Company Description

Founded in 1966, Heitman LLC is a global real estate investment management firm with approximately $40 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 offices in Los Angeles, London, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Munich, Warsaw, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Melbourne, Heitman’s more than 325 employees offer specialized expertise – from a specific discipline to local insight.

Job Description

Our Chicago office is seeking an Assistant Vice President of Capital Markets who possess a broad understanding of debt capital sources, has strong technical and relationship building skills, and an ability to manage multiple transactions. 

The responsibilities of an Assistant Vice President of Capital Markets include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the Director of North American Capital Markets (“DCM”) on all aspects of financing activity for clients of the North America Private Equity and Private Debt groups.
  • Work with Heitman Portfolio Management and Acquisitions teams to ensure efficient and effective handling of debt financing/refinancing needs for clients of the North American Private Equity group
  • Participate with Heitman Private Debt team to evaluate financing strategies and source debt capital for bridge lending programs.
  • Experience with fixed and floating rate mortgage financing, lines of credit, repurchase facilities and/or note finance are desirable
  • Assemble information from Acquisitions, Loan Originations or Asset Management to prepare loan request packages for distribution to lenders.
  • Organize, answer and communicate responses to lender questions during loan request underwriting.
  • Assemble and evaluate loan quotes, prepare comparative matrix of terms and communicate recommended financing choice.
  • Assist with the closing process, working closely with joint venture partners as well as Heitman loan closing, property due diligence and legal teams.
  • Working with the DCM and Closings team, review loan documents for compliance and consistency with term sheets.
  • Manage lender relationships with Capital Markets team 


We are seeking individuals who meet the following criteria: 

  • BA in business or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in real estate finance or equity investment analysis
  • 5-7 years prior experience with a lender or debt broker preferred
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills including Argus and Excel modeling preferable
  • Solid working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, PDF and PowerPoint applications
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated and have strong multi-tasking skills
  • Must be detail oriented and able to work with limited supervision

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.