Company: MetLife Real Estate
Location: Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Region)
Job Category: Lending
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary $ – Yearly


Senior Analyst – Debt Origination

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Investments is a premier asset manager with breadth across various asset sectors and global markets, and strong asset-liability management capabilities.  With a $500 billion combined domestic and international general account portfolio and a multi-billion-dollar annual cash flow, Investments is an important contributor to MetLife’s financial performance.  The primary objective of Investments is to maximize MetLife’s long-term economic value by investing in assets that support the company’s liabilities and produce a consistent stream of operating earnings.



Global Real Estate and Agricultural Investments maintain a portfolio invested in commercial real estate and agricultural mortgages, as well as real estate equities. Real Estate Investments sources and manages commercial real estate investments through seven regional field offices in the U.S. and International field offices in London, Tokyo, Mexico City and Santiago.  The Sr. Analyst will primarily support the Mortgage Production Team as well as the Debt Portfolio Management Team as needed, (collectively, Mortgage Team) for the MetLife General Account portfolio, investment management clients, and bridge lending platform.


Key Responsibilities:  

  1. Support the Mortgage Production Team in originating new commercial real estate loans including, property level underwriting and valuation utilizing Argus Enterprise.
  2. Support the Mortgage Production Team with market research and analysis essential to evaluate new commercial mortgage opportunities across a range of property types and geographies as well as assist in the preparation of investment memoranda.
  3. Collaborate with Mortgage Team members, brokers, property owners, and other transaction counterparts to support due diligence throughout the closing process.
  4. Perform internal and external ad hoc reporting, pipeline tracking using MetLife’s proprietary mortgage production system and provide systems database support.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (real estate or finance)
  • 2-5 years’ experience with demonstrated understanding of commercial real estate valuation and discounted cash flow analysis.
  • Results orientated team player. Emphasis on communication skills (both oral and written) and ability to handle multiple assignments.
  • Strong quantitative and computer skills, specifically advanced Excel modeling.
  • To post for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.


  • MBA a plus
  • Preference given to candidates who have relevant experience (knowledge of Argus Enterprise, Excel and Word) and familiarity with the leading commercial real estate market data resources (i.e.-CoStar, CBRE Econometric Advisors, Real Capital Analytics).