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Investment Research Analyst, GEM Realty Securities

Full Time
Work Place
Real Estate Field
Postal Code
United States

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Company Description

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Chicago, GEM Realty Capital, Inc. (“GEM”) is an integrated real estate investment firm with over $6 billion of assets under management. GEM invests in publicly traded real estate securities through GEM Realty Securities (“GRS”) and in private-market real estate assets through GEM Realty Properties. GEM strives to provide exceptional real estate investment solutions and returns for our investors; to promote development, creativity, and opportunity among our team; and to have a meaningful positive impact in our communities.


We are seeking to add a talented, goal-oriented, highly motivated Investment Research Analyst to support our senior investment professionals. In this role, you will engage directly with the GRS Portfolio Managers as a valued contributor to our investment research process. The GRS environment is dynamic and collaborative with opportunities to travel to conferences and company meetings, gain experience in unique asset classes within real estate and be exposed to the GEM ecosystem. Strong initiative, teamwork, rigorous technical and analytical capabilities, and effective communication skills are essential for success in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of real estate fundamentals and trends to assess impact on property sectors and public companies covered
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate key fundamental inputs and cash flow models
  • Create original processes to generate differentiated analysis and out-of-consensus investment theme ideas
  • Rapidly analyze news and concisely convey pertinent information to Investment Team
  • Develop a network of industry contacts including management teams and third parties
  • Support GRS institutional marketing and trading/operations activities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college, 2-5 years’ experience in an analytical investment role
  • Ability to work in-person in Chicago and travel as needed
  • Working knowledge of programming languages and data analysis/visualization tools a plus
  • Ability to sustain focus, effectively prioritize, and maintain a sense of urgency to drive results
  • Desire to leverage technology to improve efficiency and investment outcomes
  • Intellectual curiosity, strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Highest personal and professional integrity

Benefits & Commitments:

  • Competitive salary, bonus, fully paid primary/secondary caregiver leave and PTO
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, short term/long term disability and life insurance
  • 401K and HSA with company matching contributions
  • Firmwide commitment to:
  • Charitable giving and community impact through multiple individual and organized service opportunities  
  • Diversity and Inclusion through the active engagement of a D&I Strategist to deepen our firm’s D&I capacity and maximize opportunities for growth and education
  • ESG through the active engagement of an ESG Consultant to further initiatives that strengthen our positive impact, enhance value and support GEM’s fiduciary responsibilities


GEM values a diverse workforce and encourages all applicants, including women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign born residents and veterans, to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, disability, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status or any protected category by local, state or federal laws.

No calls, please.  Financial assistance for relocation for this position has not currently been budgeted. 


Job Sector

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2+ to 5 years

This job is no longer active.

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