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Development Associate

Boston, Massachusetts
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Performs financial analyses for development opportunities, preparing appropriate documents to facilitate the underwriting and closing of real estate transactions, may interface with brokers, equity partners, institutional clients, and the Company’s development and construction leadership.


  • Analyzing the acquisition, entitlement, construction, capitalization, and stabilization of ground-up mixed-use multifamily, logistics, life science development. 
  • Supporting negotiation decisions, interfacing with development directors, and conducting market research.  
  • Evaluating due diligence materials and preparing investment memorandum.
  • Communicating with Development Directors, Construction Managers, real estate owners and equity partners, local market brokers and top Greystar executives.


  • Strong quantitative background ideally in business finance (corporate finance), architecture or construction.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in multifamily excel modeling.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to handle large volume of work; good organizational skills and ability to prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Dynamic verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal abilities.


  • MBA degree and a bachelor’s degree in business, finance or a related major preferred

Compensation is based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

Corporate Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on individual and company performance.

Onsite Property Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for a discretionary weekly, monthly and/or quarterly bonus based on budget.

Greystar seeks to attract, recruit, advance and retain top talent. Greystar’s compensation strategy is tailored to appropriately reward the skillset and experience that a team member will bring to the organization.

Robust Benefits Offered for Full-time Team Members:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

  • 401(k) with Company Match (eligibility required) 

  • Short-term & Long-term Disability

  • Critical Illness/Accident/Hospital Indemnity Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Paid Time Off: Time off benefits include vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick time and parental leave

For Union and Prevailing Wage roles compensation and benefits may vary from the listed information above due to Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or local governing authority.

Greystar will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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