Acquisitions Senior Analyst

  • Company: MetLife
  • Posted: March 02, 2017
  • Reference ID: 45802-en_US

Job Location: United States : California : Los Angeles  



MetLife Investments is a premier asset manager with breadth across various asset sectors and global markets, and strong asset-liability management capabilities.  With a $500 billion combined domestic and international general account portfolio and a multi-billion dollar annual cash flow, Investments is an important contributor to MetLife’s financial performance.  The primary objective of Investments is to maximize MetLife’s long-term economic value by investing in assets that support the company’s liabilities and produce a consistent stream of operating earnings. 



Global Real Estate and Agricultural Investments maintain a portfolio invested in commercial real estate and agricultural mortgages, as well as real estate equities. Real Estate Investments sources and manages commercial real estate investments through seven regional field offices in the U.S. and International field offices in London, Tokyo, Mexico City and Santiago.  This role will be responsible for supporting new equity acquisitions for the  MetLife’s general account and third party investors in the southwest region. 



Acquisition Underwriting

  • Support the Head of Acquisition in the Los Angeles Region in underwriting, due diligence, acquiring and closing equity investments for the MetLife general account as well as third party investment accounts.
  • In-depth analytical analyses involving advanced Excel modeling of potential acquisitions and developments, including joint venture waterfalls and promote structures.
  • Assist in preparation of transaction approval memos including market research/trends to formulate underwriting assumptions.

Due Diligence

  • Assist in due diligence and coordination with asset managers during the closing/onboarding process including, tenant estoppel reviews, OFAC compliance, ARGUS audit, rent roll/lease verification, etc. as required in the closing process for the acquisition and development of real estate equity assets.


  • Interface with all parties involved in the acquisition due diligence and closing process, including internal as well as external partners such as regional architects, JV partners, portfolio, asset & property managers, legal counsel, brokers, third party consultants and representatives of third-party investor accounts.
  • Assist in presenting the transaction to investment committee.

Asset Management Assistance

  • Support the Equity Team in managing the equity portfolio to satisfy the investment needs of the MetLife general account as well as third party investment accounts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable business related field required, MBA or Masters in Real Estate equivalent optional.
  • 3+ years of commercial real estate experience with various property types including office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hotels preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience with commercial real estate valuation/ ARGUS models.
  • Strong quantitative and modeling skills, specifically advanced Excel modeling.
  • Proficiency with ARGUS, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Team oriented with excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.




Real Estate Investments




At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Requisition #: 45802 

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