Monday, November 17, 2014

VP Consultant Relations (Inv Relations), CIM Group - Los Angeles

 Vice President, Consultant Relations (Investor Relations), CIM Group - Los Angeles

Job Title: Vice President, Consultant Relations (Investor Relations)

Company Summary:
CIM Group is a premier full service real estate and infrastructure investment management firm with in-house research, acquisition, development, capital markets/finance, leasing, and asset management capabilities.  Founded in 1994, the Firm is headquartered in Los Angeles and has offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Washington D.C. metro area, and New York City.  CIM currently manages $17.2 billion of Assets Under Management (“AUM”) on behalf of over 55 top-tier institutional partners.  CIM invests across all asset-types including retail, residential, office, parking, hotel, signage, and other real estate and infrastructure assets and has generated strong risk-adjusted returns across multiple market cycles by focusing on improved asset and community performance, and capitalizing on market inefficiencies and distressed situations.  CIM’s strong risk-adjusted track record is largely attributable to its vertically-integrated team, investment discipline, and sourcing capabilities. The core of CIM’s investment strategy is its unique urban community focus, which targets markets and submarkets with high population density and growth potential for investment through its proven proprietary process.

CIM Group understands that our success hinges on the highest level of motivation and collaborative effort from our team. CIM cultivates an entrepreneurial, diverse work environment that rewards motivation, creativity, and integrity. CIM Group's culture:
• Entrepreneurial Environment
• Integrity & Ethics
• Diversity
• Professional Development
• Open Communication

Position Summary:
To assist the Investor Relations Department in being the main point of contact for a select subset of external clients, namely consultants.

Job Responsibilities:
• Create a deep working relationship with each consultant, with the goal of getting the consultants to understand CIM’s investment strategies and offerings and to ultimately endorse CIM as an investment partner for their clients
• Maintain the relationship with each consultant with constant communication both in-person and via phone.
• Responsible for all communication between CIM and consultants, including responding to any information requested by consultants and conducting diligence tours and in-person meetings.
• Creating and building reporting capabilities around intelligence gathered from consultant interactions
• Develop and maintain deep relationships with the Client Service Executives and IR team to ensure close communications on consultant and LP meetings and progress
• Working closely with CIM’s other departments (Accounting and Reporting, Investments, etc.) as necessary
• Additional ad-hoc projects as necessary

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or related field required, MBA preferred
• 8+ years’ experience in a finance or investor relations position in a private equity firm or investment bank
• Has established relationships with the real estate consultants
• Working knowledge of Salesforce or similar software is preferred
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook


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