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CB Richard Ellis | Seattle, WA
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CBRE AFFORDABLE HOUSING is seeking a highly motivated intern who can assist with financial modeling, analysis, research, and various special projects. Our paid interns gain exposure to the key sales and finance components of the commercial real estate industry, with a focus on multifamily affordable housing properties. The ideal candidate has a passion for the commercial real estate industry and is a motivated high achiever who is client-focused, solution-driven, and dedicated to deliver excellence. This position is located in downtown Seattle, Washington.


* Provide support to the team, including but not limited to analyzing the financial aspects of multiple multifamily housing properties in order to identify and/or analyze lending opportunities and lending risks/mitigants.
* Assist in analyzing financial statements, rent rolls, populating financial models, and articulating conclusions.
* Complete research on the strengths and weaknesses of real estate markets throughout the U.S. where the subject properties are located.
* Identify and interpret inconsistencies and opportunities in the data obtained or received.
* Start financial models for full-time team of Loan Production Analysts, Deputy Chief Underwriter, and Loan Originators.
* Update Sales Force / Tableau database with deal terms for loan prospects and closings.
* Coordinate time-saving efforts with our out-sourcing team.
* If time permits, conduct research and create clear reports of results for Managing Director, Head of Loan Originators, and/or Deputy Chief Underwriter.


* A passionate, can-do attitude. Highly motivated, intellectually curious. Takes actions to learn quickly.
* Proven aptitude and skills for analyzing data, financial modeling, and reporting. Detail-oriented.
* Excellent interpersonal & written communication skills. Reports status of projects succinctly with suggested next steps.
* Meets deadlines by working independently and with a team.
* Takes ownership of and accountability for effectively prioritizing and completing multiple projects/tasks on time.
* Keeps client and company information confidential.


* Must be a junior or senior (not graduating earlier than June 2019 and not planning a semester abroad) currently in an accredited undergraduate business degree program, preferably in Finance or Accounting.
* Excellent Microsoft Excel skills; solid proficiency with other Microsoft Office Suite programs.
* Previous job experience working in an office setting. Real Estate background and internship experience is a plus.
* Can work 5 days per week. 20 hours during school year. Possibility to continue into summer for 5 days and 40 hours per week. (Position targeted to start no later than Oct 8, 2018.)


CBRE AFFORDABLE HOUSING is a fully integrated Capital Markets group for multifamily affordable housing that includes investment sales, debt & structured finance, and investment banking all within one self-contained specialty practice. CBRE AFFORDABLE HOUSING is not only the #1 investment sales business in this market niche, but also one of the largest producers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preservation financing (non-bond).