JLL Houston | Jones Lang LaSalle Houston

JLL Real estate investment Banking

Banking Investment / March 21, 2014

We are currently seeking an Analyst to support our Capital Markets Group-Real Estate Investment Banking team in Chicago. The Real Estate Investment Banking team devises and implements capitalization strategies for our clients using expertise in both real estate and investment banking to arrange debt or equity financing. The Analyst will primarily be supporting professionals focused on loan originations and equity placements.


  • Perform complex financial analyses, including cash flow projections with complex financing structures, ARGUS valuation models, and sensitivity analyses
  • Create sophisticated Excel-based analytical tools including macro-enabled financial models
  • Prepare offering materials for new or existing assignments and pursuits utilizing effective work planning capabilities
  • Assist with the preparation of presentation and pitch materials for new business pursuits
  • Manage the due diligence and closing process for complex financing transactions
  • Gather and evaluate economic, demographic and real estate market data for input into client deliverables and valuation models
  • Read and review real estate documents (i.e. leases, environmental and engineering reports, appraisals, etc) and prepare abstract reports for clients and prospective clients
  • Assist with preparation of client deliverables and presentations which influence and provide impact for the client
  • Organize historical client contact/activity
  • Point of contact for tracking, management, reporting
  • Review and analyze client's quantitative portfolio data, legal documents and other materials as part of project due diligence process


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Real Estate with excellent academic credentials
  • 2 to 5 years of work experience in Commercial Real Estate is required


  • Illinois Real Estate License, preferred


  • Proficiency in ARGUS valuations and financial analysis required
  • Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information and translate into strategic deliverables
  • Strong computer orientation and proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word software is required
  • Self-motivating individual who is detail-oriented, has strong organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team under deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, work successfully under pressure and effectively manage time and workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment

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About JLL JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77, 000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas. As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business. Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do. Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are: * A "best company to work for' in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong * World's Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years * America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine * #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit Information Security Statement Employees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm's corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm's information technology are expected to follow the firm's guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems.