CBRE Clarion Securities is an investment management firm specializing in the management of real asset securities including listed real estate and infrastructure. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania with additional offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney, CBRE Clarion has been managing assets for institutions since 1984 and offers a variety of client-focused investment solutions including separate accounts, mutual funds, closed-end funds, and absolute return strategies. CBRE Clarion serves clients around the globe including public and corporate clients, foundations, universities and endowments, domestic and foreign government entities (including state and municipal), insurance companies, private investment vehicles (unregistered investment companies), and individual investors. CBRE Clarion is the listed equity management arm of CBRE Global Investors. CBRE Clarion is a registered investment advisor with the SEC under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
We are looking for a Quantitative Investment Research Analyst to become an integral member of our investment team. The successful candidate will be intricately involved in developing and maintaining the quantitative tools and processes utilized by our investment team to generate outstanding investment performance. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of both proprietary and third-party data sources, analyzing large amounts of data to identify investment patterns and develop predictive models, communicating results to senior members of the team, and assisting in other aspects of the investment process including portfolio risk management, scenario analysis, and optimization.
Master's Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.
Deep understanding of computer science and statistics.
Proficient in query languages (SQL, etc.), as well as statistical programming languages (R, Python, etc.).
Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, random forests, regression, etc.).
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts both verbally and in writing.
Familiarity with portfolio analytics and risk management software a plus (e.g., Factset, Axioma).
All CBRE Clarion personnel receive on-the-job and formal training. The nature and length of this training depends on the individual's position, prior experience, and educational background.
CBRE Clarion has formal hiring policies that are designed to ensure that new employees are qualified for their job responsibilities. Hiring policies include requiring minimum experience and references. CBRE Clarion checks the employment backgrounds, as well as credit and criminal histories, of all new employees. All new employees are required, as a condition of employment, to successfully complete a drug screening.
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With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.