Vice President of Real Estate Acquisitions in New York City

New York, New York

Our client, a leading residential Real Estate Investment and Asset Management firm, has an immediate opening for a highly intelligent, motivated and detail-oriented VP of Real Estate Acquisitions to join their Acquisitions Team located in New York City.  This is an opportunity for an individual to join a thriving, fast-paced, highly entrepreneurial investment firm. The VP of Real Estate Acquisitions will have direct participation and exposure to the acquisition and development process, and will report directly to the CIO, allowing them to utilize their industry knowledge, financial structuring ability, relationships and overall business acumen to add value to the team. The position’s career path has significant potential within the company.


The VP of Real Estate Acquisitions must have the following skills and experience:

  • Undergraduate degree with a concentration in real estate, finance, economics or other business discipline. Master’s degree a plus
  • Law degree a major plus, significant transaction document experience required
  • Minimum of 3-10 years of outstanding experience at a top real estate investment bank, real estate development, private equity, or consulting firm.
  • Advanced Excel, Power Point and Word capabilities are required; Argus experience preferred
  • Experience modeling complicated waterfall structures required
  • Demonstrated track record of high achievement in demanding professional and academic settings
  • Self-motivated and hard-working
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including writing/composition, oral, and listening
  • Ability to think strategically and to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Motivated and results-driven with strong work ethic and integrity
  • Ability to network and utilize relationships in order to drive business a major plus, and a fast track to a leadership role within the company


The VP of Real Estate Acquisitions will have the following roles and responsibilities:

The VP of Acquisitions will play an integral role by supporting the acquisitions team in the identification and analysis of real estate investment opportunities. Major responsibilities include:

  • Analysis & Presentation: Oversee junior team members in preparing advanced financial analyses and investment summaries for internal review and presentation to institutional equity and debt partners.
  • Document/Legal Review: Work alongside the CIO and outside attorneys in drafting, reviewing and negotiating transaction documentation, including term sheet preparation, PSA and JV agreement review.
  • Transaction Sourcing: Utilize relationships and develop new ones in order to source new investment opportunities on the acquisition and lending sides.
  • Capital Raising: Utilize relationships and develop new ones in order to help source new equity relationships.
  • Transaction Execution: Liaise directly with lenders and capital partners as part of the capital raising and closing process.
  • Due Diligence: Lead and/or support the transaction due diligence and closing processes.

Our client offers a highly competitive compensation Salary, benefit plan and discretionary bonus  Full time position. Salary $200-$250K Annually


Best Headhunters is a team oriented search firm who provides a unique, hands-on caring approach in helping a candidate match their experience with the right job opportunity. There is never a fee to the candidate for our representation. Plus, you will receive the benefit of our extensive experience and our long-term relationships with many of America’s leading companies.

We offer career coaching, and will assist you every step of the way in your goal to advance your career.  We encourage candidates to be pro-active, especially in light of today’s uncertain business environment in which mergers and downsizing are a common reality. This underscores the importance of placing your career in the hands of a search firm with your best interests at the core of its daily mission.

New York City, Residential Real Estate investment and development,  VP of Real Estate Acquisitions, Analytical / Financial, Highly effective communicator

Job posted on: August.12.2021
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