About the Position
Guggenheim is seeking an Associate Underwriter to join its real estate debt team reporting to the Investments Team. The individual will join a highly collaborative team responsible for investing and managing real estate debt portfolios for Guggenheim’s clients. The group, with team members in St. Louis, Santa Monica, New York and Atlanta, currently has over $8.0 billion in loans under management. Our client’s real estate debt investments are originated either through related Guggenheim companies or through direct relationships with brokers/borrowers. The ideal candidate will have significant investment experience and a demonstrated ability to review and underwrite potential real estate transactions. Prior experience in Life Company lending is beneficial, but not required.
The candidate will have 2+ years of deep analytical experience in the institutional commercial debt investment business with an emphasis on stabilized non-recourse (Life Company) products. Experience in non-stabilized investments (opportunistic, bridge, and construction loans) would be a plus as well as some experience in equity investments. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a number of internal departments and affiliated businesses. This position will be located in Santa Monica, California.
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About Guggenheim Investments
Guggenheim Investments is the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners, with expertise in fixed income, equity, and alternative strategies. We focus on the return and risk needs of insurance companies, corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, consultants, wealth managers, and high-net-worth investors. Our team of investment professionals performs rigorous research to understand market trends and identify undervalued opportunities in areas that are often complex and underfollowed. This approach to investment management has enabled us to deliver innovative strategies providing diversification opportunities and attractive long-term results.