Real Estate Associate (WM IFS Associate 2)

  • Company: Wells Fargo
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: September 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5349594-1
Job Description

It starts with you. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions. We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (, and mobile devices. Wells Fargo has more than 265,000 team members in 36 countries across our approximately 90 businesses. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) is one of the company’s four main divisions. WIM businesses build enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful and objective advice. We help our clients by developing individualized plans for everything from retirement goals to business succession planning, to family legacy intentions. Services include comprehensive planning and advice, investment management, brokerage, private banking, estate planning strategies, trust, insurance and both individual and institutional retirement.

Wells Fargo's Wealth Management Group (WMG) provides a wide variety of financial services to high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients. Within WMG, Investment and Fiduciary Services (IFS) provides those services in a fiduciary capacity such as trustee, executor or agent. In addition to managing IFS clients’ financial assets, like stocks and bonds, IFS also manages clients’ real estate assets. These assets range in type from single family homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial properties, to industrial buildings, farms, ranches, and vacant land.

On a regular basis:

Support Real Estate Asset Managers (AMs), Real Estate Advisory Specialist’s (REAS’s) and/or Real Estate Investment Consultants (REIC’s) with their asset management, property management, client relationship management, and new business development duties. Support AM’s, REAS’s and REIC’s with their real estate transactional activities such as sales, acquisitions, exchanges and leasing. Generate and monitor compliance reports. Process monthly reports from third party property managers. Process financial transactions related to the real estate transactional activities noted above.

On a daily basis:

Resolve customer service issues both internally and externally. Prepare preliminary client correspondence and presentation materials. Process accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions. Communicate with external vendors regarding client service requests. Provide basic administrative support to the AM’s, REAS’s and/or REIC’s such as phone coverage, calendar maintenance and email communication.

This position will be located in New York. At times of heavy workload, may support other offsite offices on a temporary basis. Periodic travel may be required. Candidate must be able to travel to and ambulate through both ADA and non-ADA compliant environments such as, but not limited to, clients’ private residences.

Candidate must have their own car or the ability to rent a car at employer expense and through an employer-approved vendor, for possible employer-approved travel; personal car use will be reimbursed by the employer pursuant to employer guidelines.

Candidate must be able to lift (up to 6 feet above floor level) and move (up to 20 lateral feet) objects that are equivalent in size and weight to banker boxes. Banker boxes are approximately 18”x 18” x 24” and can weigh up to 30-40 lbs.


Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of administrative experience, sales support experience, or a combination of both

Desired Qualifications

  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Real estate management or property management experience
  • Ability to communicate confidentially and professionally
  • Ability to interact with integrity and a high level of professionalism with all levels of team members and management
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills
  • Highly refined and professional verbal and written communications
  • Knowledge and understanding of Adobe
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge and understanding or desire to learn Argus Real Estate software.
  • Knowledge and understanding of real estate asset management.
  • Ability to quickly learn and develop advanced level use of trust (SEI) and property management software systems (TRMS) utilized by IFS and Real Estate Asset Management Services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in challenging situations with clients, tenants and/or vendors.
  • Property management A/R, A/P and/or statement processing.
  • Basic understanding of fiduciary (trust and estate) administration.


    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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