Investment / Underwriting Analyst

Essential Properties Realty Trust (NYSE: EPRT) is a publicly traded, net-lease Real Estate Investment Trust located in Princeton, NJ that primarily invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate assets across a wide variety of industries within the service, retail, and industrial sectors throughout the United States. As of March 31, 2024, we have invested $5B and operate a portfolio of over 1,900 properties across the nation.

Essential Properties is looking for an underwriting analyst to join our buy-side investments team. The team is primarily responsible for making equity and debt investment decisions across a wide range of real estate asset classes and geographic markets. The position will work closely with management to source and underwrite new business opportunities and monitor existing investments.


  • Quantitative and qualitative due diligence on prospective real estate investments as well as monitoring current investments
  • Interact with operators and tenants to extract appropriate financial and real estate information to underwrite potential investments
  • Perform in-depth credit analysis on prospective tenants and prepare investment summaries and memorandums to present to Investment Committee
  • Develop a working knowledge of leases, purchase and sale agreements, and other third-party reports for general responsibilities
  • Perform various tasks related to market research (sales comps, lease comps, aerials), internal requests, and marketing efforts
  • Prepare presentation materials for lending institutions, and prospective and current investors
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and assist with special projects as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, finance, economics, real estate, or related field (CPA/CFA track preferred by not required)
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills, specifically geared toward financial statement analysis
  • Understanding of real estate fundamentals
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Some travel may be required
  • This position is not eligible for relocation compensation
  • Candidate must be a citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States

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