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Job: Underwriting & Credit Associate

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Title Underwriting & Credit Associate
Categories Account Executive, Loan Officer, Management, Operations Manager, Production Manager, Underwriter
Salary DOE
Start Date 2017-02-15
State CA
Job Information

Colony American Finance, LLC provides acquisition capital and term debt financing to investors of single-family rental (SFR) and multi-family rental portfolios. We are seeking an experienced Associate for our Underwriting & Credit Group. The Associate will work in a fast paced work environment and interact closely with clients, internal teams and various third parties involved in term financing transactions.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

• Lead underwriting efforts for commercial debt financing transactions backed by single family rentals (SFR) and multi-family rental portfolios
• Conduct cash flow analysis, underwriting, due diligence, valuation reviews and credit analysis
• Manage transactions and work closely with third-parties involved in diligence to ensure proper underwriting procedures are followed
• Interface with borrowers to compile required data and information, and resolve diligence related issues while mitigating risks
• Evaluate sponsor credit, background, financials and operating capabilities
• Analyze rent rolls, operating history, valuations and cash flows on portfolios of single family residential rentals as part of underwriting
• Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple transactions in a fast-paced deal environment
• Perform other related duties or special ad hoc projects as assigned
• Exercise discretion, independent judgment and problem solving abilities to complete work assignments

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Real Estate or Accounting preferred
• Minimum 5 years of experience in lending, real estate, finance or a related field
• Strong analytical skills with cash flow modeling and due diligence experience in commercial, residential and/or multi-family real estate preferred
• Excellent Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to multitask while balancing attention to detail and organizational skills

Working Conditions:

• Typical office environment with no unusual exposures
• Uses office equipment/computers/keyboards

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we offer a competitive compensation package, and excellent medical, dental, vision, 401K, and other benefits. We provide paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

We are seeking qualified candidates that are available to start immediately. We strongly prefer local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate. Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Colony American Finance

About Colony American Finance:

Colony American Finance is a leading provider of financing solutions to residential real estate investors. We provide attractive long term debt products for stabilized rental portfolios as well as credit lines for new acquisitions.

We recognize not every investor has the same needs. This is why we offer a range of financing solutions that are flexible and tailored to our clients.

Our 5 and 10-year term loans provide liquidity and long-term peace of mind to owners of stabilized rental portfolios. For investors with shorter investment horizons or those looking for acquisition capital to build a portfolio, we have pre-approved credit lines to provide funds for new purchases or to refinance existing properties.


Whether using a buy and hold, a fix and flip, or any other investment strategy, we have financing products that work for all types of residential real estate investors.

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