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Archbell Capital is accepting applications for the following positions in Los Angeles. Email info@archbellcapital.com to apply.

        CRE Finance Associate

        CRE Loan Originator


COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE ASSOCIATE

Job Description: 

The Commercial Real Estate Finance Associate will size, underwrite and close stretch senior mortgage and mezzanine loans.  Job responsibilities will include:

  • Modeling commercial real estate cash flows in ARGUS.
  • Exporting cash flows into Excel to size and structure the loan. 
  • Completing market research to produce underwriting assumptions.
  • Preparing loan approval documentation.
  • Preparing draft term sheets.
  • Coordinating third party due diligence.
  • Assisting with the negotiation of loan documents. 
  • Preparing loan closing documentation.
  • Performing on-going asset management functions, including documenting additional advance approvals, loan modification approvals, and extension approvals.

Job Qualifications: 

The Associate will have 3+ years of commercial real estate lending and/or debt fund experience. The Associate will have an undergraduate college degree, preferably with a major in a quantitative and/or financial discipline, or an MBA.

The Associate should:

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be comfortable producing ARGUS property cash flows.
  • Be adept in modeling complex lending structures in Excel.
  • Be an independent worker.
  • Be able to complete tasks within a deadline.
  • Possess very strong attention to detail.  
  • Be able to mentor more junior team members in learning the business.

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Commercial Real Estate Loan Originator

Job Description:

The Commercial Real Estate Loan Originator will source and close stretch senior mortgage and mezzanine bridge loans.  Job responsibilities will include:

  • Serving in a senior client relationship role, covering middle market commercial real estate borrowers, to source, originate, and asset manage bridge loans.
  • Networking with borrowers and brokers, and attending industry conferences and events, to further network and source opportunities.
  • Managing loan sizing, structuring and underwriting process.
  • Preparing and negotiating term sheets.
  • Submitting loan approval documentation and memos.
  • Negotiating loan documents and managing loan closings.

The Loan Originator will manage a junior resource in:

  • Preparing preliminary loan sizings.
  • Modeling commercial real estate cash flows in ARGUS, and exporting cash flows into Excel, to size and structure the loan. 
  • Completing market research to produce underwriting assumptions.
  • Preparing loan approval documentation and memos.
  • Coordinating third party due diligence.
  • Preparing loan closing documentation.
  • Performing on-going asset management functions, including documenting additional advance approvals, loan modification approvals, and extension approvals.

Job Qualifications:

The Loan Originator will have 7+ years of commercial real estate lending and/or debt fund experience with a track record of successful loan origination. The Loan Originator will have an undergraduate college degree, preferably with a major in a quantitative and/or financial discipline. An MBA is not required, but preferred.

The Loan Originator should:

  • Have excellent commercial real estate credit skills.
  • Have a broad network of commercial real estate borrower and broker relationships on the west coast.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be very adept quantitatively.
  • Be comfortable reviewing ARGUS property cash flows.
  • Be facile in reviewing complex lending structures prepared in Excel models.
  • Possess very strong attention to detail.  
  • Lead a team in closing loans.
  • Mentor junior team members in learning the business.

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