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TIAA 2023 Early Talent Rotational Program: Asset Management - Global Investments Associate in Charlotte, North Carolina

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Global Investment Track within the Nuveen Investment Rotational Program offers an exciting mix of strategically aligned assignments, professional development, and the ability to experience and gain exposure to many facets of our organization. The environment is challenging, hands-on, and full of growth opportunities.

Candidates can expect to work with financial services platforms and tools and will learn the techniques, disciplines and processes that deliver the highest quality results to our customers. Rotational assignments are employed during the program to begin your career in building an understanding of the global asset management business and be able to experience cross-asset class proficiency.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: This program is a 2-year rotational program where you will have two 12-month rotations in the real asset or real estate business areas of Global Investments. Upon successful completion of the program, final placement as a real estate or real asset analyst will be based on your rotational experience, performance and overall business needs.

As part of the program, you will have the opportunity to experience 2 rotational experiences in Real Estate Investing or Real Asset Investing. You will have unique networking opportunities and access to Nuveen and Global Investments Senior Leadership; experience ongoing personal and professional development opportunities and participate in financial services and behavioral-based training.

ROTATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: You will have the opportunity to work within exciting Global Investment areas: Real Estate or Real Assets. In rotation assignments your job responsibilities will vary based on your placement and may include the following:


  • Asset Management - Support team in the oversight of financial, operational, leasing and capital matters for a retail portfolio including urban assets, regional malls and open-air centers.

  • Acquisitions/Transactions - Support team in evaluating investments and investment returns based on discounted cash flows, return on cost, development spreads and third-party leverage.

  • Debt - Provide analytic support and loan underwriting to senior commercial mortgage professionals, including discounted cash flows, financial and credit analyses of properties, locations, markets, borrowers and other due diligence.

  • Research - Perform ongoing market and property specific research.

  • Product - Research and analysis of industry trends, competitors and product characteristics to support product development activities

  • Preparing detailed product presentations, proposals and recommendations


  • Asset Management - Support team in the oversight of financial and capital matters for list real assets, timberland, infrastructure, farmland, commodities and agribusiness.

  • Assist with preparation of underwriting and investment committee memos

  • Prepare an analysis of market research for assets under review.

  • Communicate with external parties to coordinate due diligence activities and assist with the management of workflow

  • Participate on monthly asset management reviews and prepare performance trend reports

  • Provide updates to the sustainability team on initiatives across the portfolio

  • Assist with maintaining the pipeline and reports associated with real asset investments

  • Participate and report on periodic meetings, quarterly conference calls and other investor meetings as necessary;

  • Support corporate strategy and product development initiatives;

  • Prepare specialized analysis and respond to both internal and external ad-hoc requests as needed.

Each rotation may require you to relocate - New York, Chicago, Newport Beach, and Charlotte are a few of the potential locations. Financial relocation assistance will be provided.

* Program begins in June 2023


  • Bachelor’s degree: Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Business Management or related major. Graduation date between August 2022 and June 2023

  • Minimum Overall GPA of 3.0; preferred GPA of 3.5 or better with major concentration

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook - at least 2 years of work or academic experience)

  • Must have participated in the 2022 TIAA Summer Associate Program.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with financial modeling and quantitative analysis

  • Leadership skills and a commitment to shared success (i.e. works well in teams)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Change Agile - adapts and embraces change – especially in exciting and fast-paced environments

  • High motivation

  • Self-starter

  • Desire to continuously learn

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on the commitment

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA with more than $990 billion in assets under management. It is the 15th largest asset manager, serving more than 1,000 institutional clients in 40 countries 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, Nuveen's mission is to work in partnership with its clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit .

Nuveen Real Estate is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world. They provide access to every aspect of real estate investing by managing funds and mandates spanning debt and equity across diverse geographies, sectors, investment styles and vehicle types. Nuveen Real Estate offers unparalleled geographic reach and deep sector expertise with over 80 years of investing experience, and more than 500 real estate professionals located in over 20 cities throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Potential Salary: $90,000.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

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The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

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