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+196 Net Worth and Goals by Age 193 1mo
+169 From Real Estate Finance to Founder of Development Company - Q&A 143 8mo
+165 MD Asked to Bring Him Olive Oil during Meeting 43 1y
+149 What is your compensation in Real Estate Finance? 504 7mo
+128 The Real Estate Job Hunt - How are people doing? 432 1y
+113 People who fall off the map professionally 92 3mo
+112 Are We the Villains to Ordinary People? 219 8mo
+111 Why do so few go into Real Estate? 165 1y
+106 The Infamous Incoming Analyst Post but make it Real Estate 65 9mo
+99 Life in Acquisitions (Analyst/Associate) 134 1y
+85 Diversity in CRE 119 7mo
+82 Life at Mega Developers 51 6mo
+81 Get over yourself, you're not saving the [email protected]*ng Manatees. 105 1y
+77 Life in Development - Expectations vs Reality 65 1y
+72 Real Estate Compensation Google Doc 129 2w
+69 Downfall of RE 125 2mo
+68 What's the catch in CRE? 65 8mo
+65 The market is turning rapidly... 91 8mo
+65 What WSO get's wrong about "target" vs. "non-target" - Employer View 43 5mo
+64 Contrarian Thesis: Acquisitions is the Least Interesting Job In Real Estate 40 1y
+61 Let’s talk REPE Comp 327 1mo
+61 List of all US Real Estate Developers and REITs 44 1mo
+61 Calling everyone...Biggest 2018 Takeway 97 1y
+58 Does anyone even like investment sales 76 1y
+57 Q&A:New Real Estate Development Shop 79 8mo
+56 Your worst work experiences 64 1y
+56 Analyst won’t bring me my olive oil anymore 24 1y
+54 Excel Formulas you use constantly on the job? 117 2mo
+54 World Class Capital (Nate Paul) gets raided by FBI? 96 3mo
+53 What Do You Tell People You Do? 124 4y
+53 You have one city to invest in. Which city and why? 140 1y
+51 30-year-old Real Estate Billionaire 58 8mo
+50 The Real Estate Job Hunt - Mid Level 123 2mo
+49 Hypothetical - what do REPE funds do now? 96 7mo
+49 How I did my own development 59 1y
+48 Anyone own any property on the side? 142 6mo
+47 Becoming a Principal 35 1y
+47 Work/Life Balance - Hours 50 1y
+46 How have you quit? 68 1y
+46 Amazon HQ2 Location 143 8mo
+45 What cities will be the top places to live in the next 5-10 years? 131 4mo
+45 Analyst Modeling Test 161 2d
+45 “Stretching the truth” or lying in interviews? 58 3w
+45 Career Paths/Exit Opportunities 52 1y
+45 How strong is Marcus & Millichap? 50 1y
+44 Real Estate Mogul 82 9mo
+44 What are your big problems right now? 115 11mo
+43 What's with all the IB/PE bros asking about CRE? 67 8mo
+43 Analyst Interview - Common Questions 63 2y
+43 How is anyone getting deals done? 67 10mo
+43 08' Recession - How bad was it really? 72 1y
+42 Let's Talk About the Pros and Cons of our Gigs in RE Finance 44 1d
+41 How does Trump influence your opinion about RE developers / investors? 86 3y
+40 MSRED/MSRE Megathread 2020 157 1mo
+40 Lunch & Learn -Ins and Outs of Construction 20 7mo
+39 Principles; What Are Your Main Governing Principles in Navigating Life and Your Career 40 9mo
+39 Ranking of PERE 50 firms for Acquisitions Analyst out of UG? 46 8mo
+39 Value add - multifamily ... RENTS, TAXES, WTF?? 68 1y
+38 Josh Kahr's Compliation of Case Studies 28 4mo
+38 What is your real estate end game and plan to get there? 39 1mo
+37 Having a very difficult time breaking into CRE (Please Help - I'm Desperate) 61 8mo
+36 Real Estate Industry in a bubble? 92 3y
+36 RE / REPE - What is your typical day to day like? 33 2y
+36 Worst Places to Start in Commercial Real Estate 76 5mo
+36 Common Hotkeys - What do you use? 80 1w
+36 Effective LP oversight of GP 38 8mo
+35 What Are Your Thoughts on Rent Control? 91 1y
+35 Difference between REPE, GP, LP, debt fund? 86 5mo
+35 Real Estate Private Equity Technical Qs 32 4y
+35 Days of the development tycoon over? 51 8mo
+35 Best Places to Start in Commercial Real Estate? 45 1mo
+35 What is the REPE dream job 38 2d
+35 The future of LA 50 8mo
+34 What percentage of your after tax income is devoted to housing? 107 2y
+34 Rolex datejust vs JLC Master Control Geographic 60 4mo
+34 Dress Code in Real Estate Asset Management 42 8mo
+34 What jobs are you avoiding right now? 41 3w
+34 WeWork: The Bull(ish) Case 62 8mo
+33 Q&A: 2nd Year REPE Associate 78 1y
+32 How to start an International RE family office 48 4mo
+32 A Discussion on Interest Rates/Macro Fundamentals (Long OP) 59 2y
+32 Q&A: Master of Real Estate 81 1y
+32 WSO's Best Real Estate Books 47 1w
+31 Q&A: I used to be a CRE Broker at a Firm that used to be Top-Tier 63 1mo
+31 Family Office - Exit Opps 33 1y
+31 Real Estate Side Hustles 52 1y
+31 Working in Development Post College - when do you start making money? 43 8mo
+31 HFF Drug Test Summer Intern 54 8mo
+31 PERE 100 2020 31 1mo
+31 Niche Real Estate Products 111 5mo
+30 Biggest mistake 48 2y
+30 Why does HR do this? 29 8mo
+30 Tattoos in RE 69 3mo
+29 Breaking Into Commercial Real Estate 97 2w
+29 Anyone else not for that deal life? 37 5mo
+29 Moron Manager!! What to do???! 39 2y
+29 Why not GSE lending? Stigmas? 61 1y
+28 Cool Boutique Developers 75 8mo
+28 How do you become assertive/confident? 27 10mo
+28 Why is Adam Neumann getting more money? 58 1y
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Career Advancement Opportunities

January 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.6%
  • AQR Capital Management 97.3%
  • Citadel Investment Group 95.9%
  • Two Sigma Investments 94.6%
  • Point72 93.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

January 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.2%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 98.3%
  • The Riverside Company 97.5%
  • Carlyle Group 96.6%
  • Cerberus Capital Management 95.8%

Professional Growth Opportunities

January 2021 Consulting

  • McKinsey and Co 99.3%
  • Bain & Company 98.6%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 97.8%
  • Strategy& 97.1%
  • Oliver Wyman 96.4%

Total Avg Compensation

January 2021 Consulting

  • Principal (19) $274
  • Director/MD (42) $261
  • Vice President (30) $242
  • Engagement Manager (71) $215
  • Manager (122) $165
  • 2nd Year Associate (109) $138
  • Senior Consultant (255) $128
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (88) $126
  • NA (9) $126
  • Consultant (465) $114
  • 1st Year Associate (412) $114
  • Engineer (4) $110
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (105) $106
  • 2nd Year Analyst (228) $95
  • Associate Consultant (130) $94
  • 1st Year Analyst (800) $83
  • Intern/Summer Associate (129) $82
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (355) $66