Research Consultant - Real Estate/Real Assets

Posted on: September 11, 2018

 Job Summary:

The general role will be as part of the real estate and real assets (“RE/A”) research team within NEPC’s broader research group. The primary job function will be to work as part of the RE/A team to analyze global market trends, identify attractive investment themes, identify and perform due diligence on investment managers, write research/white papers, and work with clients to build and structure RE/A investment portfolios. Clients include endowments, foundations, pension funds, Taft-Hartley plans, family offices, and other institutional clients. Candidates for this position will most likely be serving in a comparable role at a plan sponsor, investment management/consulting firm, or investment bank. 

Job Qualifications:

Seven plus years of investment experience required with significant experience in real estate or real assets. Experience in making direct real estate investments is a plus.

Highly developed computer skills, proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint required.  Qualified individuals must be comfortable with modeling, quantitative analysis, have outstanding writing skills and be comfortable with creating and giving professional oral presentations to colleagues and clients.   Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work independently in a fast-paced, multiple-task team environment. College degree required. Advanced degree and/or the CAIA® designation or CFA® designation (or progress toward these credentials) is a plus. It is expected that this individual be a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  NEPC is a strong advocate of promotion from within, so excellent potential exists for professional growth. We offer a competitive salary, bonus and full benefits including profit sharing and 401(k) plans.  

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Company Background:

NEPC, LLC is an employee-owned, full service investment consulting firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.  NEPC was founded in 1986 and now has approximately 240 employees and over 300 clients.  We provide a variety of consulting services such as asset allocation, performance measurement, policy formulation, and manager search.  Our clients include defined benefit, defined contribution, endowments, foundations, trusts, public, corporate, Taft-Hartley, health & welfare, high-net worth, insurance and private plans.  NEPC’s mission is to help our clients build successful investment programs, using diverse and proven strategies to enhance returns while minimizing risk.  We’re a fun (but demanding) company with excellent working conditions and a very supportive team-oriented environment.                 

NEPC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Boston, MA

 Experience Level

7-10 years of experience

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