Employment

Graduates and students of the MBA Real Estate Program take on leadership roles in all segments of the industry including investing, asset management, development, and launching entrepreneurial endeavors.  Data below reflective as of 8/8/22. 

Breakdown by Industry Segment: 2022

INDUSTRY SEGMENT & PERCENTAGE                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Investment Banking 20%
Commercial Banking/Lending 1%
Investment Management/Private Equity 28%
Developers 24%
REIT 12%
Other Related Services 15%

Breakdown by Geographical Location: 2022

LOCATION & PERCENTAGE                                                                                                                                        

NY Metro 69%
Other US 28%
International 3%

Select Employers—2022*

Investment Banking

Bank of America
Citibank
Credit Suisse*
Evercore
Goldman Sachs*
Lazard
Morgan Stanley*
UBS*

Commercial Banking/Lending

M&T Bank

Investment Management/Private Equity

Amherst Holdings
Baring Private Equity Asia
BMS Partners
Bridge Investment Group
Brookfield
Campbell Lutyens
CIM
Cypress Equity Investments
G. Holdings
Greystar
InTrust Property Group
Invesco*
Lightstone Group*
Nuveen
PGIM Real Estate
Terra Cotta Group
The Wolstein Group
Zurich Alternative Asset Management

Developers

Boston Properties
Clark Construction
DB Partners
Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate
Greystar
Hines*
RangeWater
Related*
Rialto
Tishman Speyer
Trammel Crow*
Urby

REIT

AvalonBay*
Welltower*

Other Related Services

CBRE Advisory
Ease Capital
Keyway Inc.
Lettey
MetaProp
Moderne Ventures
Orchard
PGIM Real Estate
Terra Cotta Group

*Denotes more than one intern and/or full-time hire

 

Hiring

Recruiting for full-time positions and summer internships occurs both on- and off- campus. Firms come to campus to lead information sessions, participate in career fairs, and interview candidates for open full-time or summer internship positions. Off-campus, firms host events in their offices or utilize online resources to recruit students or alumni.

To share a job posting with current Real Estate students and/or real estate alumni, please send a job description and application instructions to Angela E. Lee. 

If you would like to broaden your search, the Columbia Business School Career Management Center's comprehensive recruiting program can help you attract candidates for your anticipated openings and as-needed hiring requirements.  You can post open positions within your organization on the CMC website to recruit Columbia Business School’s current students and alumni.  Please contact Nicholas Kalogeropoulos for further details or if you have additional questions about real estate recruiting at Columbia Business School. 

Nicholas Kalogeropoulos
Senior Associate Director, Employer Relations
Columbia Business School Career Management Center
(212) 854-1926
[email protected] 

 

Real Estate Career Forum

The Columbia Business School Real Estate Association, Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, and the Career Management Center co-host an Annual Real Estate Career Forum during at the top of the spring semester.

The forum is an opportunity for real estate companies to introduce themselves, share ideas, and network with current Columbia Business School students. This event offers real estate organizations a unique opportunity to forge deeper ties with the Columbia Business School community and recruit future business leaders.

The 2023 Real Estate Career Forum will take place on February 24, 2023.  Please email [email protected] if interested in attending.