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2023 Blackstone Real Estate Finance Summer Analyst

Business Unit: Real Estate, Finance

Business Description:
Blackstone is a global leader in real estate investing. Blackstone’s real estate business was founded in 1991 and has $319 billion of investor capital under management. Blackstone is one of the largest property owners in the world, owning and operating assets across every major geography and sector, including logistics, multifamily and single-family housing, office, hospitality and retail. Our opportunistic funds seek to acquire undermanaged, well-located assets across the world. Blackstone’s Core+ strategy invests in substantially stabilized real estate globally through regional open-ended funds focused on high-quality assets and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (BREIT), a non-listed REIT that invests in U.S. income-generating assets. Blackstone Real Estate also operates one of the leading global real estate debt businesses, providing comprehensive financing solutions across the capital structure and risk spectrum, including management of Blackstone Mortgage Trust (NYSE: BXMT).

Job Title: Real Estate (RE) Finance Summer Analyst

Job Description:
The RE Finance Summer Analyst Program seeks to offer a comprehensive experience to college juniors who are interested in careers in real estate finance and accounting. Our program is designed to develop talent as well as identify top candidates for the full-time Real Estate Finance Rotational Analyst Program. The 1 to 2-year full-time program will offer 2 nine-month rotations through the different product areas within Real Estate.

The Summer Analyst program offers a hands-on experience across Real Estate Finance, where Analysts will have direct exposure to senior-level management, engaging mentors, development opportunities and targeted training to help sharpen technical, analytical and communication skills. At the end of the program, Summer Analysts are expected to give a presentation on a topic related to their experience.
Summer Analysts will be placed in one group within Real Estate Finance for the duration of the program, which will be in one of the following teams:
  • Real Estate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • BREP (Blackstone Real Estate Partners) Valuations
  • BPP (Blackstone Property Partners) Valuations
  • BREDS (Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies) FP&A
  • BREDS Valuations  
  • BREDS Operations
  • BREIT (Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust) FP&A
  • BREIT Accounting
  • BXMT (Blackstone Mortgage Trust) FP&A

There will be a variety of projects and responsibilities available to the Summer Analyst depending on the group they are placed in, including, but not limited to performing financial analyses, forecasting P&L and capital metrics, performance tracking, quarterly management reporting, quarterly SEC reporting, and portfolio operations.

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.  In addition to strong analytical and quantitative skills, the successful candidate should have:
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting or Economics with strong academic record
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Self-starter, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to be a collaborative team player
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic environment while handling multiple projects
  • Possesses a strong work ethic, personal and professional integrity, a positive attitude, and genuine passion for excellence
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal 

To be considered for the 2023 Summer Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2023 – Spring 2024
  • Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA
  • Resume must be in PDF format

If you do not meet these criteria, please see Blackstone’s Careers website for other opportunities that may be available, including other entry level positions.