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  2. REPE- Capital Allocator or Vertically Integrated Owner/Operator

    WSO Member- Anon account. Do you learn the most at a traditional capital allocator (e.g. REPE 50) or at a vertically integrated owner/operator/sponsor? Has anyone here made the switch from one to the other? What did you learn in one and not in the other? ...

    18 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 6 2018 - 6:45pm -

  3. Goldman Sachs GSAM Private Real Estate Group

    Burner account here. I have spoken to someone at GS regarding an open analyst position in the IMD, GSAM Private Real Estate Group essentially doing business development and investor relation duties. Job description didn't really show much analytical ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 4:14pm -

  4. DB RREEF- Whats New?

    Does anyone know where RREEF stands these days? Pre-crisis these guys crushed but I don't hear the name as often as I once did and looks like DB Asset Management is going through some sort of rebranding/restructuing. What have you been hearing WSO? R ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 9 2018 - 1:33pm -

  5. Difference between PE and Real Estate Pe?

    I am a junior year student who has a interview coming up with a real estate private equity. Can someone explain the main differences between a normal private equity fund and a real estate private equity fund? Thanks. Real Estate Private Equity ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  6. How smart is real estate?

    Hey guys, What do you think about the type of people that work in real estate? That might be a little broad so specifically I'm interested in hearing about REPE, but would love to gain insight into all aspects. So while the work might require the sam ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2015 - 5:24am -

  7. How difficult or easy is it to lateral into Acquisitions from Asset Management? (Real Estate Private Equity)

    Hi All, I'm relatively new to this community, but I've been browsing for years. I guess the short version of my question is: Is the transition from Asset Management to Acquisitions difficult enough that I'd be better off waiting until some ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2016 - 12:19am -

  8. CRE--> REPE/PE

    As the title says, would I be able to switch from commercial real estate to PE or IBD? I'm in my first year out of school and long term want to get into PE but didn't get the offers I was looking for. The job description for a mid tier CRE broke ...

    18 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 27 2016 - 2:11pm -

  9. REPE Fund Structures

    Hey guys, wanted to get your opinion on typical REPE fund structures you have seen. Say you are a private equity fund like Greystar, you raise a multifamily fund where you have LP investors including pension funds, insurance companies etc., and Greystar i ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 23 2016 - 10:50am -

  10. Moving Across CRE Asset Classes

    Hey Everyone, I am look for advice on how to prepare to move from a niche asset class into other asset classes, but am worried that I need to clean up my modelling and valuation skills for the asset classes I have not practiced. Currently I work in Hotel ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 9 2019 - 3:16pm -

  11. Secondary Advisory vs REPE?

    Hello everyone, I've been going through the Junior year recruiting process for real estate and am wondering what your take is on my situation. I am currently a rising Junior at a target school (Harvard, Wharton) and have a internship lined up at a to ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 19 2018 - 9:52am -

  12. RE Asset Management vs. Acquisitions

    I've seen a few discussions on this topic already, but most are outdated. I'm curious in Real Estate, whether commercial or a large multi-family owner (EQ, GID, etc), which typically pays more between asset management and acquisitions, starting ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 8 2019 - 1:45pm -

  13. Tough decision to make

    Hello guys, I'm currently a graduating senior looking into REPE in the future. I currently have two options: an invesment management analyst role for a big development company(think about Hines, etc) on emerging markets and an acquisition analyst rol ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 19 2018 - 5:13pm -

  14. San Francisco Real Estate Professionals

    Long story short, I do not know very many people in the industry especially around my age (24) or at all for that matter. I work in REPE in SF and would like to meet more people in the industry and finance in general, I think it would be nice to be able t ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2015 - 12:49pm -

  15. Best Entry-Level Track to REPE

    What is the best way to break into REPE after undergrad? I was imagining it would entail something with:- REIT Analyst-Asset Mgmt-Investment Banking-Acquisitions-Masters in RE Is there a "preferred track" to break in to REPE after an entry-level ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 16 2017 - 4:49pm -

  16. Thoughts on Rialto Capital Management Commercial Property Group?

    Hi all, I wanted to get opinions on Rialto Capital Management and specifically their commercial property group. I have an opportunity to intern there and I am curious about its reputation. I would mostly be doing acquisitions and some asset management. I ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 6 2019 - 8:47pm -

  17. Spear Street Capital

    Just reading an article about these guys. Anyone have any experience? Seems like a pretty cool REPE shop. focuses on value-add/opportunistic office deals in tech/media hubs. Real Estate Private Equity ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2015 - 12:45pm -

  18. Dallas REPE- Value-Add/Opportunistic Shops

    I would like to make my way back to Texas in the next few years and currently wondering what large REPE firms have strong offices in Dallas? From my precursory research it looks like there is a lot of Asset Management presence, but having trouble determin ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 10 2015 - 10:39pm -

  19. JV Relationships and Financial Models

    To those at capital allocator LP's- do you share your financial models with your operating partners? I'm at a GP where we usually put up 10-15% of the equity and I've run into two scenarios: (1) total transparency where we shoot our models ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 16 2018 - 10:13am -

  20. Networking: Should I join ULI chapter in current city, or in future city?

    . Real Estate Private Equity ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2015 - 1:48am -

  21. Is this possible/feasible: REPE--> BB IB?

    So I secured an REPE internship this summer at a firm with $10B AUM in two roles PM and IR. I go to a target school in the northeast, am a sophomore, and have a 3.7. A bunch of my friends were able to land sophomore summer internships at big banks, giving ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 5 2018 - 12:39pm -

  22. Summer Analyst or Internship Positions in a REIT or REPE Shop

    Hi Guys, I'm a junior studying finance with 2 previous internships in RE. I'm currently looking for and preparing for a summer internship in a REPE shop or REIT. I wanted to know what firms, besides big bulge banks, have positions for summer ana ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2016 - 10:57pm -

  23. Starwood Capital- Performance/reputation

    I have a bunch of stuff going on with Starwood Capital in July and was wondering if anyone could shed some light on their fund quality and their reputation in the PE /REPE space. Was specifically curious as to what the mix of real estate work and non-RE w ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2016 - 8:19am -

  24. Shorenstein Properties

    Anyone have any experience with this firm / know their general reputation? Thanks Real Estate Private Equity ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 4 2015 - 8:40am -

  25. Career outlook post-T15 MBA (RE+PE Concentrations)

    The topic of transitioning over to an opportunity fund has been discussed in various forms throughout WSO but my question is more less in regards to the "ideal" MBA summer associate role and post-MBA path that would set one up best for a long ca ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2015 - 6:43pm -

  26. Are you guys seeing anything in NYC?

    Hey guys, Are you guys seeing any activity or deals in value-add real estate market, specifically NYC? I've been working in this family investment office (AUM 300mm) for about 2 years and wasn't able to close any deals. It's really frustrat ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 1:44pm -

  27. Real Estate Private Equity model questions

    I've been working through a few REPE modeling tests and had a few questions regarding structure 1) Is a standard sources and uses required / common? About 50% of the models I have seen have them but they don't seem to a necessary step. Coming fr ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2016 - 11:50pm -

  28. Goldman Sachs GSAM Private Real Estate

    I have an interview coming up with the Goldman Sachs Private Real Estate group for the analyst position. Any insight into the group/interview process would be much appreciated. Any idea how to prepare for the excel modeling exam assuming I have one? And s ...

    2 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 15 2019 - 3:41am -

  29. McDonough vs. Carey, MSF vs. MBA, etc.

    Hi everyone. I'm trying to figure out my next steps in my career. Here's a little bit about me... UG is 3.0 from small, unknown private school. I have 3 years of work experience building a real estate business (commercial and residential) and am ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - May 27 2019 - 8:23am -

  30. MCR Development TWA Hotel

    Hi all, I am currently working in a generalist role working across most commercial property types. I am pretty interested in Hotel though and would love to move to a more hospitality focused firm. I have been seeing/hearing good things about MCR developme ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - May 15 2019 - 11:25pm -

  31. CMBS vs REIB

    Could someone please talk about the differences in day to day responsibilities of a CMBS and REIB analysts. What are the differences in pay (analyst, Associate, VP), exit opps, and career progression? Which is best for REPE? Which is better for RE asset m ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - May 8 2019 - 9:47am -

  32. Good questions to ask during interviews

    One of the biggest things I've seen how far good questions go during an interview. I have some upcoming interviews in Brokerage, Develpment and REPE and was hoping to get some help on some good questions. I've added a few below and would appreci ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 22 2019 - 8:27pm -

  33. Goldman Sachs Private Real Estate Group- Advice

    Burner account here. I have spoken to someone at GS regarding an open analyst position in the IMD, GSAM Private Real Estate Group essentially doing business development and investor relation duties. Job description didn't really show much analytical ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 2 2019 - 7:16pm -

  34. Cold Emailing REPE or Development firms without email address

    Background: Graduated college in May and took a few months off after graduation. Just moved to Texas (DFW area) and currently looking for an analyst position. 3 internships (all different cities in different markets), one in REPE and two at major brokerag ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Dec 10 2018 - 1:52pm -

  35. How easy to move around in Real Estate Private Equity?

    Starting at REPE shop that focusses on industrial RE. Just wondering how easy it is to move from say industrial REPE to commercial REPE, or to residential REPE, etc? repe Real Estate Private Equity ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2017 - 8:08am -

  36. Doing PE/REPE in Hong Kong/China

    HI guys, recently I've researched and networked as hell to break into real estate private equity. I'm based in HK and found almost all the major funds based in the city are primarily focusing on mainland China. And almost everyone on the deal si ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Sep 21 2017 - 11:38pm -

  37. REPE--> Infrastructure PE Possible

    I have seen this asked in threads regarding REPE exit opportunities, but never fully answered. Is it possible to move from REPE to Infrastructure PE? I am an associate at a REPE funds with 4 years of RE experience (3 in REPE, 1 in Lending) and interested ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2017 - 4:34pm -

  38. Breaking into Private Equity

    I have a question about breaking into Real Estate Private Equity... I currently reside in Chicago and my professional background is in Financial Analysis in the Public sector and Consulting in the Government and Aviation industry. I have gained some Real ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2017 - 1:37pm -

  39. CMBS Analyst at a 'permanent consulting'

    I am a recent grad with a finance background and have an interview coming up for a smaller company competing with the likes of Situs. The position is for a CMBS Analyst underwriting on agency and non-agency (Fannie and Freddie) loans internally within the ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2017 - 7:44pm -

  40. Odd Question- Transitioning from CRE Private Equity to M&A Investment Banking?

    Hi All, Long-time lurker here. I posted once before to ask a question when I was offered a new position earlier this year (left a tiny boutique RE Investment Bank to go work for a small-/mid-sized REPE fund with around $1B AUM), but I've been thinkin ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2016 - 11:58am -

  41. CRE Brokerage--> PE

    As the title says, would I be able to switch from commercial real estate to PE or IBD? I'm in my first year out of school and long term want to get into PE but didn't get the offers I was looking for. The job description for a mid tier CRE broke ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2016 - 2:15pm -

  42. Real Estate Private Equity / Asset Manager / Developer / Operator

    New to the world of real estate so please excuse what may be a very basic question... Could someone please explain how a real estate private equity firm works with real estate asset managers, developers and operators (in the case of hotels specifically)? ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2016 - 7:27pm -

  43. 1st Round Summer Associate Interview in RE PE

    Hi all, I'm a first year MBA Candidate and just found out that I'll be interviewing in early January for a summer associate program in real estate PE at a major firm. The firm doesn't recruit at my school and I essentially networked my way ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2015 - 5:57pm -