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Investments Associate

New York, NY · Full-time · Associate

About The Position

 iStar Inc. is looking for an experienced, highly motivated professional interested in an exciting and challenging Investments Associate position. The candidate will have a background in real estate acquisition, finance, and/or development In addition to their role at iStar, the hired candidate will play a pivotal role in the growth of Safehold, Inc. (NYSE: SAFE), iStar’s new ground lease venture.

The Investments Associate typically works in two to three person deal teams. He/she will assist senior management in the underwriting, structuring, and closing of real estate investments from a diversified pipeline of opportunities across asset classes and geographies. The Investments Associate will be organized, entrepreneurial, have a solid command of real estate finance and credit fundamentals, and must be able to manage and mentor junior staff.

Requirements


·        Assess the risk/return dynamics of real estate investment opportunities

·        Develop complex financial models

·        Present initial deal summaries during weekly investment meetings

·        Create internal investment committee memorandums

·        Work alongside senior managers throughout the origination process

·        Occasional travel to site visits

          

·        3-5 years of relevant real estate finance and investment experience

·        Top tier Undergraduate degree with a finance / real estate focus preferred

·        Excellent analytical, financial modeling, and verbal communication skills

·        Strong work ethic and attention to detail

·        Comfort operating in an entrepreneurial culture with limited direction

·        High degree of personal integrity, intellectual confidence and curiosity

·        ARGUS and Microsoft Office proficiency especially Excel and Powerpoint


iStar (NYSE: STAR) is focused on reinventing the ground lease sector, unlocking value for real estate owners throughout the country by providing modern, more efficient ground leases on all types of properties. As the founder, investment manager and largest shareholder of Safehold Inc. (NYSE: SAFE), the first publicly traded company to focus on modern ground leases, iStar is helping create a logical new approach to the way real estate is owned, and continues to use its historic strengths in finance and net lease to expand this unique platform. Recognized as a consistent innovator in the real estate markets, iStar specializes in identifying and scaling newly discovered opportunities and has completed more than $40 billion of transactions over the past two decades.


iStar is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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