Public Institution Associate
Associate, Public InstitutionsWe are currently seeking an Associate to join our Public Institutions (PI) group on a full-time basis in our Washington, DC office. This position will support the Local Markets team, providing real estate development and other advisory services to state and local government entities as well as colleges and universities in the Mid-Atlantic region.Projects vary greatly in subject and complexity, and can include conducting highest and best use studies, managing Requests for Proposals (RFPs)/Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), supporting transaction negotiations, creating policy manuals, conducting financial reviews and estimates, managing the master planning process, building asset management systems, and advising on P3 structures.A successful candidate will bring a strong knowledge of real estate finance and experience and the ability to execute on a range of advisory assignments, whether through financial modeling, research, writing, or project management. What does this job involve?Advise public-sector clients on all aspects of large-scale public/private real estate projects, including pre-development, development, construction, finance, legal document review and asset managementManage advisory assignments, develop project plans and delegate tasks to other team members as appropriateReview and analyze real property reports and information, legal documents, financial and due diligence reports and operating plans as part of preliminary studies, due diligence processes, and/or negotiationsGather, scrub, and analyze economic, demographic, and real estate market dataDevelop, review, and update real estate financial models based on analysis of dataTranslate complicated information for clients to inform and prepare them in decision-makingExecute accurate and well-organized deliverables and present to clientAssist with property negotiations and evaluate deal structures to maximize risk-adjusted value to clientsIdentify and connect resources within JLL to bring specialized expertise to a projectManage client relationships, including regular communication and tasks related to contracting and invoicingAssist with business development and responding to requests for qualifications/proposalsThink on your feet, prioritize, and adapt to changing information and instructionsSound like you? To apply you need to have:4+ years professional experience in real estate development, finance, consulting, government, or related fieldsBachelor's degree in relevant professional disciplineExperience and demonstrated expertise in the real estate industrySkill in financial analysis and constructing financial modelsExperience in project management and client servicesInstinct for structured problem solving and distilling important informationAbility to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally in written and verbal formsAbility to develop and maintain positive client relationships and exceed expectationsKnack for building networks of people both inside and outside of your organizationIntellectual curiosity and familiarity with all components of the real estate and planning processAbility to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision in fast-paced team environmentAdvanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office software suite, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and OutlookKnowledge of market research tools such as CoStarAvailability for occasional travel ( I want to work for JLL.