Buchanan Street Partners is a dynamic, entrepreneurial firm that takes great pride in the quality of its people. Our goal is to have the brightest and most talented individuals in our industry, and to continually expand our knowledge to be a leader and trusted fiduciary to our investors.

Our employees work passionately to make Buchanan Street Partners a premier investment management firm that delivers outstanding value to our clients. Our corporate culture inspires integrity, strategic thinking, a strong work ethic, creativity and teamwork. Buchanan Street employees are also attuned to the importance of balance between their professional and personal lives, giving to their families and communities.

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  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Benefits
  • 401 (k) Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account

Equal Employment Opportunities

Buchanan Street Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer whose employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or associate’s race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals, and Buchanan Street Partners will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Current Openings


Role & Responsibilities

Buchanan Street Partners, a national real estate investment manager based in Newport Beach, CA, seeks an acquisitions and asset management professional to assist with sourcing and managing institutional-quality property investments and conducting various portfolio management functions.  The position will report to a partner/portfolio manager and functions will include:

  • Underwriting and sourcing real estate investments:
    • Cash flow modeling, including DCF valuations through Argus
    • Analysis of market data and trends to develop underwriting assumptions
    • Identification and analysis of comparable sales
    • Preparation of investment summaries, proposals, committee memoranda
    • Conduct and management of due diligence processes
    • Execution of transaction closings
  • Assistance with transaction financing, including preparation of financing memoranda, providing lender due diligence materials, analysis of competing bids, and closing coordination
  • Analytics relating to asset management – working with the portfolio manager and Buchanan’s asset manager, the professional will perform analysis relating to leases, capital expenditures, hold/sell analyses, and the like.
  • Coordination of annual budget preparation for various portfolios, including working with the asset managers to procure property-level budgets and preparing consolidated portfolio budgets
  • Managing portfolio functions including contributions and distributions, quarterly reporting, appraisal coordination, annual business plans, and investor approval recommendations

Required Background & Skills

The successful applicant will have a minimum of 5 years or moreof directly relevant experience with a real estate investment company.  A 4-year degree is required (business/economics major preferred); any graduate work is a plus.  The selected candidate will have the following skills:

  • Argus modeling and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Extensive experience modeling real estate investments, including “waterfall” cash flows and carried interest structures in Excel
  • Sourcing of commercial real estate investments
  • Capital and operating budgeting experience
  • Strong writing and presentation preparation skills
  • Experience and relationships in Western U.S. property markets a plus
  • Team orientation, “extra mile” work ethic, firm culture contributor/carrier

Title & Compensation

To be determined; commensurate with skills and experience


Shana Baker, Vice President – 949-717-3162, [email protected]

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