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Nuveen Investments Sr. Associate, Performance Analytics, Nuveen Real Estate in NEW YORK CITY, New York

Sr. Associate, Performance Analytics, Nuveen Real Estate

United States, New York, New York City at

2 additional locations

United States, North Carolina, Charlotte United States, Connecticut, Hartford

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Mar 13, 2019Post Date

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Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at at

Nuveen Real Estate, an operating division of Nuveen, the asset management arm of TIAA, is one of the top five largest real estate investment managers in the world with over $126 billion in AUM. Managing a suite of over 80 funds and mandates spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies, sectors, investment styles and vehicle types, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing. With offices in 26 cities throughout the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific, over 500 professionals and over 80 years of investing experience, the platform offers impressive local expertise coupled with a sophisticated global perspective.

Our investment, asset management and corporate strategies grow from a deep understanding of the structural trends that we believe will shape the future of real estate and responsible investing beyond market cycles. This ‘Tomorrow’s World’ approach sits at the core of our investment process and business operations, informing our long-term view of real estate investments for the enduring benefit of both clients and society.


The Performance Analytics role is responsible for the timely reporting of performance analysis related to individual investment and fund activity across a range of funds and accounts; a highly critical function that is part of the continuous monitoring and assessment of investment performance and that contributes to the overall investment process.

The role will interact heavily with fund management teams, various executive committees and THRE clients. The desire to add value and innovate with client focus in mind, and the ability to concisely present complex information and analysis will be critical to success.


  • Provide timely and regular performance analysis and reporting against targets and benchmarks, and which incorporates proactive advice that helps inform future decision making

  • Support the ad-hoc and quarterly performance reporting to the Investment Committee and Global Executive Leadership Teams as it relates to fund and composite level analyses

  • Design, enhance and maintain portfolio dashboards to summarize current portfolio positioning, historical performance, capacity for additional investment, and forward-looking operational and performance projections, including scenario analyses based upon portfolio manager assumptions

  • Support the Product Development Teams on matters relating to performance analysis that supports ongoing client reporting and contributes to business growth initiatives

  • Maintain and operate a standardized platform through which a consistent and best practice approach to performance analysis can be efficiently applied, and support the development of system applications, as identified

  • With the support of the wider investment and finance teams and implementation of an effective operational process, ensure that all relevant reporting standards and audit procedures are maintained at all times to best-in-class standards

  • Promote awareness across the business of investment performance in the commercial real estate markets and the development of new initiatives that impact on us or our Clients



  • Bachelor's degree in concentration in finance or accounting

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in investment management, with focus on analytics design and implementation, stress modeling, and process improvement


  • Understands attribution analysis and is familiar with performance benchmarks, e.g. NCREIF, MSCI/IPD

  • Strong analytical and Excel skills

  • Proven record of working with financial and performance systems

  • Experience with property valuation techniques

  • Fundamental knowledge in accounting and finance principles; familiar with complex open-end and closed-end fund structures

  • Ability to employ logical and measurable processes to ensure consistency in approach to, and auditing of, analysis

  • Initiative and the ability to work independently, and also the flexibility to work with and support team members

  • Ability to concisely present complex information and analysis

  • Experience within the commercial real estate industry preferred

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), with senior leaders and peers, facilitation, interpersonal and collaborative skills

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1718133