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Associate, Asset Management

Cresset Chicago, IL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Associate – Asset Management

Cresset-Diversified Funds is seeking a qualified Associate to become a member of the Asset Management team. The position will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Chicago, IL and require travel to major markets throughout the continental United States. The Associate will report to senior Diversified Real Estate Capital team members and receive exposure to many aspects of real estate development projects and operating assets throughout the company’s portfolio. In addition, the Associate will be integrated into the rapidly growing Cresset-Diversified Funds team, gaining exposure to real estate private equity investing from one of the nation’s leading platforms.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Financial analysis of cash flow projections
  • Due Diligence, underwriting, and contract review
  • Review and approval of construction budgets and draw requests
  • Communicating with various partners including development, construction, operations, and leasing teams to be informed on all aspects of responsible projects
  • Aggregating, consolidating, interpreting, and presenting data
  • Preparation of consolidated research and property reports
  • Presenting informed updates and recommendations to senior team members


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution,
  • 2-5 years of experience in real estate, financial analysis, or related field
  • Experience in construction, architecture, engineering, design, or technology is a plus
  • Strong ability to analyze real estate from a strategic point of view
  • Excellent communication, decision-making, accounting, and financial analysis skills
  • Basic Graphic Design skills relating to slide deck presentations and external reporting
  • Experience with any of the following applications is a plus: ARGUS, AutoCAD, Plangrid, Procore, RealPage, among other real estate technology platforms

About Cresset-Diversified Funds
Cresset-Diversified Funds manages the Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund, along with a variety of real estate and private equity strategies. The partners are nationally known leaders in finance, real estate, private equity, and wealth management, with $10 Billion in AUM in private wealth management and a $5 billion real estate portfolio. The company is undergoing a rapid expansion in its capital and investment base.



Chicago, IL



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