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Real Estate Investment Professional (Associate to VP Level)

Real Estate Investment Professional (Associate to VP Level)

Role & Responsibilities

Luminous Capital Management, a real estate investment manager based in Irvine, CA, seeks an acquisitions and asset management professional to assist with making and managing institutional-quality property investments and conducting various portfolio management

functions. The position will report to the Firm’s principals and functions will include:

  • Underwriting real estate investments – primarily industrial and office property acquisitions
    • Cash flow modeling, including DCF valuations through Argus
    • Analysis of market data and trends to develop underwriting assumptions
    • Identification and analysis of comparable sales
    • Preparation of investment summaries, proposals, committee memoranda
    • Conduct and management of due diligence processes
    • Execution of transaction closings
  • Assistance with transaction financing, including preparation of financing memoranda, providing lender due diligence materials, analysis of competing bids, and closing coordination
  • Analytics relating to asset management – working with the portfolio manager, the professional will perform analysis relating to leases, capital expenditures, hold/sell analyses, and the like.
  • Coordination of annual budget preparation for various portfolios, including working with the Firm’s principals to create property-level budgets and preparing consolidated portfolio budgets
  • Managing portfolio functions including annual budget preparation, quarterly reporting, annual business plans, and investor communications

Required Background & Skills

The successful applicant will have a minimum of 3 years or more (3 to 5 years, probably ideal) of directly relevant experience within the real estate industry. A 4-year degree is required (business/economics major preferred); any graduate work is a plus. The selected candidate will have the following skills:

  • Argus modeling and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Extensive experience modeling real estate investments, including “waterfall” cash flows and carried

interest structures in Excel

  • Capital and operating budgeting experience
  • Strong writing and presentation preparation skills
  • Team orientation, “extra mile” work ethic, firm culture contributor/carrier
  • Ability to learn and grow quickly with an entrepreneurial firm
  • Experience and relationships in Western U.S. property markets a plus

Title & Compensation

To be determined; commensurate with skills and experience

Additional Info

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Contact : Tom Lam, Principal – 949.670.3232,

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