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Research Analyst, Nuveen Real Estate

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Company Overview:


Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies.


Nuveen Real Estate, an operating division of Nuveen, the asset management arm of TIAA, is one of the top five largest real estate investment managers in the world with over $126 billion in AUM. Managing a suite of over 80 funds and mandates spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies, sectors, investment styles and vehicle types, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing. With offices in 26 cities throughout the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific, over 500 professionals and over 80 years of investing experience, the platform offers impressive local expertise coupled with a sophisticated global perspective.

Our investment, asset management and corporate strategies grow from a deep understanding of the structural trends that we believe will shape the future of real estate and responsible investing beyond market cycles. This ‘Tomorrow’s World’ approach sits at the core of our investment process and business operations, informing our long-term view of real estate investments for the enduring benefit of both clients and society.  www.nuveen.com/realestate


Position Summary:


The analyst will provide research and analysis to support Nuveen’s investment activity in the US. The analyst works with the US research team as well as the product development, portfolio management, and acquisitions teams. The role will provide broad exposure to real estate investment management.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Supports the build out of Nuveen’s data and analytics platform

  • Write deal level memos for each acquisition that goes to the Americas investment committee and attends these meetings to explain research viewpoints on each deal

  • Contributes to written and verbal communications that are used for client presentations, regulatory filings, and capital raising activities

  • Evaluates local market dynamics and trends in order to create strategic investment recommendations

  • Participates in economic and real estate research by identifying and collecting data

  • Supports portfolio strategy with a focus on helping portfolio achieve outperformance

  • 20% - 30% of the job will require travel






  • Minimum one year of commercial real estate experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field (real estate, business, finance, economics, mathematics, engineering, or urban planning)

  • Familiarity with Access, Argus, GIS

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Expertise with Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to manipulate and interpret large sets of data

  • Experience with Python, R, SQL, Java, Tableau, and Visual Basic

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