| Lazard Asset Management Culture?Lazard advisory (M&A) gets a really bad rap on this site. Anybody know anything about the AM side? Hours? Culture? Looking at the types of people in LAM on LinkedIn - it appears like a whole different company, not many blue-chip guys. Any info/experience?|| 1 year 10 months|
| REPE to development?? I've been in a investment focused role but would like to get closer to the bricks. Really don't care about money, more interested in feeling like I actually created something to built environment - legit ground-up development. None of my experience is in JV with developers or ground-up development...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Any good REPE firms known for great culture...Is there any reputable REPE fund/shop that has an amazing work life balance & atmosphere in NYC or Cali? I wish there where REPE shops that resembled tech start-ups - young fun people, open air office environment, casual dress code...am I dreaming? Perhaps I need to work for a small developer?|| 2 years 8 months|
| Green Street Advisors - culture, pay, interviews?Hey folks - what do you guys know about Green Street Advisors in Newport Beach? I've heard that their culture is quite weird/cut-throat despite being located in newport beach? True anyone work or interview with them?
Pay is apparently good, but how good?
Has anyone interviewed there? Any...|| 2 years 8 months|
| REPE debt fund - what kind of excel modelling is...I'm preparing for an interview with a REPE Debt Fund (hence my prior posting regarding this topic). I was curious to know what types of financial models are typically used. The folks I'm interviewing with typically purchase portfolios of distressed assets, rarely individual properties.
Does...|| 2 years 9 months|
| Move to Cali? - small fund team - would you do it?I will probably get an offer (hopefully within the next few days) for an opportunity to join a good fund with great pay in newport beach area. Sounds like a dream job, if I had a wife and kids...but I don't. I will likely be working pretty long hours during the week, but probably have weekends...|| 2 years 9 months|
| "special situations" = distressed debt...I always see people who worked in the special situations team - I get the sense that this is distressed debt investing?
Second, Curious to know if these positions pigeon hole yourself even more into a specialized area of RE - or if the skillset you learn from debt investing can be used to move...|| 2 years 9 months|
| Do any PE shops pay for b-school?Is it unheard of for PE shops to sponsor a full-time MBA similar to strategy consulting firms and some i-banks?
Is this something that is perhaps negotiated on a case-by-case basis?|| 2 years 10 months|
| importance of workplace dynamics/environment in...I'm considering making the leap from a very social and dynamic consulting firm to a small 4 person PE team, which is one of the smaller offices of a much larger PE firm which you have all heard of.
The particular office has incredibly nice and friendly guys, but I'm concerned that my...|| 2 years 11 months|
| Top REPE firm culture variances?Can anyone tell me from the top 15 firms if they are aware of the culture and work/life balance.
Naturally we all know that Blackstone is brutal. Also, I've heard that Starwood...|| 2 years 11 months|