Director, Industrial Acquisitions

EverBank Financial   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 83 days ago

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Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future.

Nuveen Real Estate is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world with $125 billion of assets under management. Managing a suite of funds and mandates, across both public and private investments, and spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies and investment styles, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing.

With over 80 years of real estate investing experience and more than 500 employees* located across over 20 cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, the platform offers unparalleled geographic reach, which is married with deep sector expertise.


The Director of Industrial Acquisitions will report to the Managing Director- Head of US Industrial and will take a leading role in evaluating and executing upon industrial real estate acquisitions in key US industrial markets across a variety of risk spectrums. A position requirement is that applicants have numerous deep relationships within the industrial real estate industry and have the ability to further develop, expand, and maintain external relationships with key market participants including but not limited to other principals who manage and own industrial real estate assets, investment sales brokers, leasing brokers, and lenders.


  • Independently sources, underwrites, bids, negotiates and closes industrial real estate investments which fit the business plans of internal and external clients with a concentration/focus on markets in the South and Southeast regions of the US

  • Evaluates investments and investment returns based on discounted cash flows, return on cost, development spreads and third party leverage; analysis also to include impact of value-added opportunities, leverage, tax and joint venture strategies

  • Develop, expand, and maintain external relationships with key market participants, investment sales brokers, leasing brokers and lenders

  • Prepares and oversees all investment authorizations and assures that all financial, market and risk analysis is correct and accurate.

  • Understands and keeps abreast of market dynamics and trends and seeks the input of research and other professionals in all analytic activities;

  • Monitors and analyzes economic, legal, political and market conditions within assigned areas.

  • Oversees (or undertakes directly) the coordination and compliance with all requirements for closing and funding of transactions.

  • Identifies appropriate financing strategies; evaluates financing proposals.

  • Acts as a resource to junior members of the team and provides mentoring support and guidance as a means of demonstrating leadership awareness.

  • Evaluates and structures opportunities for joint ventures in industrial developments within target markets



  • BA or BS required.

  • Minimum of 7 years of industrial real estate transaction related experience, including soliciting, analyzing, negotiating, financing and acquiring commercial real estate in all property types.

  • Experienced and proficient in both Argus and Excel.


  • CPA, MBA or MSpreferred.

  • Experience transacting in Dallas, Houston, Austin, Charlotte, Florida, and Phoenix markets preferred.

  • Possesses strong knowledge of commercial real estate, economics, finance, valuation, and private equity, financing, accounting and legal structures.

  • Position requires advanced analytical/reasoning skills to analyze disparate information flows based on market specific practice into a meaningful, relative-value basis. Requires advanced reasoning skills to effectively and timely identify viable investment opportunities which meet the long and short-term goals of multiple investor clients.

  • Joint venture and development experiencepreferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently in sourcing, underwriting and negotiating transactions. Strong written and verbal presentation skills that are directed to internal and external clients.

  • Possess a developing knowledge of the process of investing in institutional quality real estate on a global basis, including financing, joint venturing, fund raising and managing.

  • Strong networking skills including but not limited to; Working closely with the brokerage community, direct sellers of real estate and joint venture partners to identify investment opportunities.

  • Experience making investment recommendations to senior investment professionals and/or investment committees and clients; strengthens existing relationships. Demonstrated consistently solid judgment regarding deals, people and situations.

  • Ability to work in a team context and under pressure of tight deadlines, uncertain information and with limited resources; ability to manage time efficiently and to adapt to changing priorities as set by senior members of the Executive Leadership Team.

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1717639