Fitch Ratings

Financial Services

CMBS, Associate Director, Credit Analyst, New Issuance - CHI

Fitch Ratings is seeking to add a highly motivated, detail-oriented commercial real estate finance professional to lead the analysis of newly issued commercial mortgage-backed securities.  Candidates will analyze the credit risk of commercial real estate loans backed by all major property types including office, retail, multifamily and hotel, in all geographic markets throughout the U.S.    Loan sizes range from <$1 million to >$200 million, backed by a range of sponsors from local developers to large multi-national organizations.  Successful candidates will analyze and develop credit opinions on CMBS transactions and communicate such credit opinions to large institutional lenders and a broad range of institutional investors.  Travel throughout the U.S. is required.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Underwriting and modeling property, loan and issuer information,
  • Performing market analysis,
  • Reviewing property-level cash flows,
  • Presenting conclusions to credit committee and writing transaction reports.


  • BS/BA degree and a strong academic record.
  • Motivated individual that demonstrates attention to detail, with strong analytical, communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Computer proficient in Excel and Word.
  • 3-7 years of experience in Structured Finance, Real Estate or Mortgage-Backed Securities is required.

Dual-headquartered in New York and London, Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

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Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions, along with Fitch Learning and BMI Research, are part of the Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is majority-owned by Hearst.

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