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Nuveen Investments Director, CPACE Origination - Northern California in United States

Dir, CPACE Origination

The Director, CPACE Origination manages the loan origination process within C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy), establishes channel partner relationships, and drives complex commercial projects through to completion. This job develops professional relationships with capital advisors, deal sponsors, contractors, commercial developers, and property owners.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Evaluates C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) projects and ensures compliance with program guidelines, energy savings, and production estimates.

  • Develops strategic relationships with real estate developers, brokers, and third-party professionals.

  • Forms relationships with commercial real estate professionals such as building owners, developers, professional services, and clean energy contractors.

  • Manages a diversified portfolio of C-PACE projects of various complexity.

  • Leverages C-PACE expertise and educates community on how to finance new developments and sustainable property improvements.

  • Works with the business development team and refines C-PACE processes for efficiency and scalability.

  • Manages team performance through regular, timely feedback as well as the formal performance review process to ensure delivery of exceptional services and engagement, motivation, and team development.

Educational Requirements

  • No Advanced Degree Required Preferred

Work Experience

  • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications:

3+ years' Commercial Real Estate experience

Desired Qualifications:

5+ years' Commercial Real Estate

Construction Lending experience

Loan structuring experienceÂ


Base Pay Range: $120,000/yr. - $200,000/yr.

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

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

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.