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Good Placement Agents?Anyone have recommendations on good placement agents? Preferably boutique shops? (ie yes I know Park Hill, Evercore, Atlantic Pacific, etc) 2 years 6 months


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Thoughts on Johns Hopkins Carey Business SchoolCRE-- I know several folks that went through the MSREI program at Hopkins and are doing well. That being said if you are in the DC Metro area I'd look at gtown's new program-- seems to be really picking up steam and Georgetown is putting a lot of resources behind it (as well as new real estate... 1 year 11 months
Real Estate Merchant BankingSo, my guess is the main difference is that Merchant banks aren't principal investors... whereas PE shops are running their own money (yes they raise that money from others, but it is discretionary capital-- or lets work under that assumption) Merchant banks find a deal and then find capital... 2 years 2 months
.This needs to be said-- your strategy isn't a strategy. My recommendations are (a) get a paper money account from thinkorswim, (b) read as much as possible pm me for book recommendations and create an actual strategy (or better yet, multiple strategies), (c) if you have limited AUM (10k) look for... 2 years 5 months
breaking into RE as lending analyst[quote=wbsgn12]I want to end up in development/acquisitions/REPE. I also want to get an MBA down the road, assuming that I can get into a worthwhile program. I think I would use that as my bridge into the asset management/ownership side of things. For now, I just need a start, and the more and... 2 years 7 months
breaking into RE as lending analystI guess it depends on where you want to end up in real estate. It's true we work very closely with lenders and they diligence all our deals-- so yes, you would get a good understanding of the diligence process, how to manipulate models, market research, valuation etc etc. In addition, you'll see... 2 years 7 months
Member Profiles - Real Estate Professionals GroupHey nelobynature-- I left out a few of your items because DC is a small town ;) * Type of Firm: Diversified Real Estate Firm * Location: DC * Services: Investment Management (Discretionary fund), Local Operator (Developer) * Discretionary Capital Base: HNW individuals/Institutional * Deal... 2 years 7 months
Real Estate Acquisitions Analyst Interview --...What type of investor are they? Core, Value Add, Opportunistic? If they are value add/opp my assumption is they'll want you to model out a deal (looking at ROE/IRR/ROC). I'd study and know the key drivers of deals (timing, comps, cap rate, etc)-- knowing how these work and how to manipulate them to... 2 years 8 months