We don’t simply hire employees. We invest in them. When you work at Chatham, we empower you — offering professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career, no matter if you've been here for five months or 15 years. Chatham has worked hard to create a distinct work environment that values people, teamwork, integrity, and client service. You will have immediate opportunities to partner with talented subject matter experts, work on complex projects, and contribute to the value Chatham delivers every day. 

Chatham's Real Estate team has deep experience partnering with leading real estate firms globally. Through decades of working with public, non-traded, and mortgage REITs; private developers; private equity funds; investment managers; family offices; pension funds; and debt funds, we have developed and continue to define the industry standard for debt and derivatives strategy, execution, valuation, and reporting.   

An affiliate of Chatham Financial, USQ is focused on direct real estate acquisitions in leading markets.  Our platform is the result of unique expertise and experience across fixed income and real estate.

USQ is seeking an Analyst to join its team in New York City. The qualified candidate will support the team in virtually every aspect of its efforts—ground lease investments, business development, market research, internal processes, etc. 

In this role you will: 

  • Work within a small, intimate team, in a fast-paced environment, to generate and execute ground lease investments.
  • Conduct preliminary underwriting analysis and pre-screening of transactions to support the deal team.  
  • Review documents (PSA’s, ground leases, financing documents, leases, appraisals, etc.) to identify and surface potential concerns and solutions, with USQ team and external counsel.
  • Help manage the due diligence process, running of financial models, deal underwriting, and financing workstreams.  
  • Assist in pushing various non-deal-specific workstreams forward, including business development, market research, and maintaining and improving internal models / data sources / processes.

Your Impact: 

You will have the opportunity to play a vital role in growing a nascent investment business.

Contributors to your success: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Willingness to move to New York City
  • Experience and/or knowledge of commercial real estate (CRE) finance and fixed income markets/products
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to communicate complex topics effectively
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information  
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills  
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data and understand causal relationships, attention to detail in both inputs and outputs, experience with statistical analysis and financial modeling a plus 
  • Self-motivated, team-oriented, with strong time management and communication skills to manage multiple projects and prioritize deadlines  
  • A sense of urgency and commitment to doing excellent work
  • Ability to travel up to 25% for meetings

About Chatham Financial: 
Chatham Financial delivers financial risk management advisory and technology solutions to organizations across industries and around the world by helping companies maximize value in the capital markets. At Chatham, we help businesses improve their bottom lines. But that’s not the only place we’re committed to making an impact. We look beyond our clients, too — enhancing the markets where we work, supporting the clients we partner with, helping our employees thrive, and giving back to the world at large. And when you join Chatham, you’re an integral part of this equation, enabling us to live this purpose-driven philosophy every day. 

Please note that our company has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, employees who are client facing or have frequent travel are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. This is a client-facing, and/or role requiring travel and requires vaccination.




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