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TIAA Sr Associate, Private Infrastructure in New York, New York

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

Sr Associate, Private Infrastructure

As a Senior Associate for Nuveen's Real Asset team focused on private equity infrastructure investments, your role will include portfolio management and surveillance activities across the firm's existing private equity and subdebt investment portfolios such as private equity funds, co-investments, direct equity, mezzanine and subordinated debt investments as well as origination activities for new investments.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in underwriting and oversite of direct equity and subordinated debt investments including responding to investor requests in coordination with internal business partners, preparation of board materials and presentations, assisting various business partners to address valuation, accounting, legal and compliance deliverables and other quantitative and qualitative analysis on an ad-hoc basis.

  • Support the internal Sales and Product team’s third-party distribution efforts for Nuveen’s private infrastructure investments.

  • Assist in screening, underwriting and structuring limited partnership commitments with external infrastructure fund managers; Underwriting activities will include LP commitments to funds meeting investment strategy criteria as well as select co-investments in core infrastructure assets.

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on existing infrastructure portfolio.

  • Assist in portfolio activities including credit reviews, market research, rating agency analysis, sponsor evaluation, and investment modifications.

  • Assist in researching and analyzing both macro and portfolio trends (including modeling through the investment’s lifecycle) of subordinated debt, direct equity, co-investment, private equity fund, and mezzanine investments in projects across sectors such as transportation, transmission, renewable energy, storage, social infrastructure (campus energy, student housing, municipal facilities, healthcare, etc.) and digital infrastructure (data centers, fiber optic networks, towers, DNS, etc.) that will drive portfolio on-going construction and investment thesis.

  • Work with internal business partners to ensure all legal, compliance, and accounting requirements are met.

  • Prepare memoranda and other materials used to support investment and portfolio recommendations and to communicate with internal business partners and external clients.

  • Closely monitor the performance of existing portfolio investments and manage regular communication with sponsors, investment partners, and banking intermediaries.

  • Maintain investment performance databases and files.


  • 2 Years Required; 3 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Experience

2 years experience

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree and/or CFA preferred

  • Three or more years of institutional investment and/or private equity infrastructure/project finance and valuation experience

  • Prior investment experience with infrastructure or energy assets preferred

Desired Experience

  • Strong MS Excel modeling skills

  • Broad industry experience in power, transportation, renewable energy, etc.

  • Knowledge and ongoing interest in, current trends, success factors, participants and industry terms in infrastructure and energy investment markets

  • Familiarity with project documents, service agreements, joint venture agreements, financing agreements, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and using financial statement analysis and financial modeling

  • Strong knowledge of accounting and finance

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Willingness to work hard in a team-oriented, performance-based environments

Minimum Pay: $112,500.00

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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