Acquisition Analyst / Associate

  • SelectLeaders LLC
  • Chicago,IL,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description


Origin Investments (Origin), a dynamic disruptor in the real estate private equity industry, is seeking candidates who want to join a firm that espouses the following core values:

Think like an Owner Find a Way Treat Everyone with Respect Do the right thing Deliver Results Look for Ways to continuously improve yourself and your position Be Curious and ask questions Celebrate the wins

How are we able to accomplish the first objective of Think like an Owner? As an employee at Origin, in addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, every employee is provided a compensation structure that allows them the option to purchase stock in the Company, which produces a Team of Owners. This unique structure creates an alignment of interest at every level and creates a culture of extreme ownership.

With an ever-expanding number of fund products, Origin is currently raising and deploying capital for our IncomePlus, QOZ and Development Funds that have a myriad of risk-profiles including Core, Core+, Value-Add, Development and Preferred Equity/Mezz. Through utilization of a proprietary econometric model, Origin has strategically selected 11 target markets throughout the US, dominated by dynamic growth markets, with a focus on multi-family and mixed-use assets. The investment team has over 100 years combined experience across all major markets, risk-profiles and asset types. Further, our unique investment process is rooted in a combination of data science that is augmented by substantial local knowledge and relationships fostered by our regional offices located in Charlotte, Denver and Nashville.

As an Investment Analyst, the candidate will support the initiatives of both the new and existing funds through significant exposure to the entire life cycle of investment including underwriting, structuring, due diligence, financing, closing and transition to Investment/Asset Management. This is a unique opportunity to grow with an entrepreneurial organization that has a mission “To transform the way individuals invest in real estate.”


Underwrite prospective acquisitions using Excel and Argus Create and utilize financial models for investment valuation including joint venture structures for value-add and development investments Prepare presentations and written investment committee memos Research and analyze market data Collaborate with investment management team to continually finetune assumptions and underwriting processes Participate in property inspections and market tours Communicate details of past and active acquisitions to investor relations team Perform due diligence to prepare acquisitions for closing Participate in the development of machine learning / AI analytical process by working with Data Science Team


Highly motivated and a self-starter Ability to work in a team environment Exceptional quantitative modeling and analytical skills Superior writing and verbal communication skills/ presentation skills Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic environment Attention to detail Intellectually curious Proficient with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel ARGUS experience is preferred


The candidate should possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance or related field and have 1-3 years of related experience.

Job Functions Acquisitions Underwriting Due Diligence Job Sectors Alternative Investments Residential Experience

1+ to 2 years

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