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EDSF Director 9/7/2016

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. New York, NY

Company
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R8026-1528
AJE Ref #
576107842
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

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Job Title

EDSF Director

Job Description Summary

The Director will execute hotel transactions, including debt financings, joint venture equity raises, and investment sales.

Job Description



REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree required. Preferably in hospitality, finance, accounting, or real estate;

6 to 10 years of hotel real estate and/or finance experience preferably with a firm engaged in brokerage, investing,

consulting, appraisal, or business development;



Strong hospitality background

Excellent analytic and written communication skills

Excellent planning, organization and interpersonal skills

Strong personal initiative and desire to succeed on an entrepreneurial team

Ability to construct, apply, and analyze complex financial models.

Ability to function in a team-oriented setting while working independently with limited day-to-day supervision

Ability to handle multiple projects at one time and work in a fast paced, transaction-oriented environment

Ability and willingness to travel and occasionally to work long hours, including some weekends

Ability to maintain attention to minute detail while working under tight time frames with meaningful deadlines

Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications required

Advanced knowledge of Argus software required.

Salesperson license preferred.



PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES -

Premarketing and packaging:

Delegate and oversee preparation of deal book and the distribution of marketing materials

Marketing of debt and equity offerings to lenders/investors, including:

Call and work with lenders/investors to negotiate transaction terms

Obtain bids, engage, and manage the delivery of services by consultants and other third-parties that support

the transaction process

Provide weekly client updates via written communication and conference calls

Coordinate closing process, including obtaining necessary documentation to appropriately support the

transaction process

Supervision of analyst/associate pool, including:

Review, analyze, and audit property, portfolio and entity level cash flow models

Review feasibility/valuation financial analyses

Review market information through research, interviews and site tours

Preparation/production of all finance/sales memorandums for presentation to debt capital providers and

investors

Perform ongoing market research of capital market trends, significant real estate transactions, and changes in the

universe of equity investors and debt capital providers

May be working on 3 - 8 transactions at once; Each taking an average of 4 - 6 months to complete

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Other job duties as needed based on transaction assignment and team structure



PHYSICAL CONDITIONS - briefly describe the physical demands of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform

the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to travel from floor to floor and may be required

to travel outside between buildings in varying outdoor weather conditions. The employee may also be regularly required

to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time; regularly use hands to operate office machinery including, but not limited to,

telephones, computers, fax, and photocopy machines; regularly required to walk, talk, and hear.



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.