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Nuveen Investments Senior Director, Debt Originations in Dallas, Texas

Directs and oversees business development and business operations for debt investments in transitions/value-add and opportunistic properties. Leads the origination process by sourcing, analyzing, structuring, and closing transactions. Â

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensures thorough analysis for new real estate property investments, including discounted cash flows, financial and credit analysis of properties, locations, markets, borrowers, and other due diligence.

  • Manages business relationships with borrowers and other direct deal sources, including other market participants with whom Nuveen Real Estate might participate in various “club-deal,” co-lending, and senior/subordinate structures.

  • Presents transactions or holdings for review and approval to the appropriate oversight committee.

  • Generates documentation related to transactions including credit committee presentations, loan applications, term sheets and other associated documents.

  • Leads the negotiation of transaction documentation for closing transactions.

  • Coordinates the investment process with Real Estate Portfolio Management and monitors the investment performance in order to make portfolio recommendations.

  • Directs work efforts, monitors recruitment efforts, resolves client and employee issues, and addresses internal operational issues.

  • Represents business in appropriate professional and community organizations.Â

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level




  • 5 years of commercial mortgage lending or related Real Estate capital markets experience


  • 7 years of commercial mortgage lending or related Real Estate capital markets experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Real Estate Investments, or Economics

  • MBA or CFA preferred

Potential Salary: $204,000.00 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).Â

Company Overview

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

Benefits and Total Rewards

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 ( .

Equal Opportunity

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