Our client is seeking a Valuations Analyst in the Gaithersburg, MD area.Primary Responsibilities: The Valuations Analyst will provide analytical support on a wide variety of assignments including market research, review of property operating statements, cash flow modeling, property valuation, borrower credit review, and preparation of loan briefs for investment committee approval. The Valuations Analyst will assist senior members of the team with all aspects of the loan process, including initial structuring, underwriting, closing and asset management. The Valuations Analyst will assist with all aspects of the loan origination process, including the modeling and evaluation of new investment opportunities, sensitivity analysis, and analysis of the risks and mitigating factors of potential investments, due-diligence review, preparation of authorization memos, and loan closing. The Valuations Analyst will interact professionally with internal credit, legal and loan origination personnel and externally with borrowers, third-party service providers, rating agencies and bond investors. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Finance, Real Estate or other similar major. Prior experience in the real estate and/or finance field is required, specifically knowledge of multifamily real estate. Strong quantitative skills and established analytical ability. Demonstrated interest in capital markets and commercial real estate. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Familiarity with MS Office applications, (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) & ability to learn new applications Excellent communication, team work and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively.