The commercial real estate finance (CREF) industry is large, growing and HIRING

No real estate transaction can be completed without the services of real estate analysts or loan officers and is one of the fastest growing sectors adding over 300,000 new jobs with a median annual wage at $63K+. Jobs in Commercial Real Estate Finance provide tremendous internship, job and career opportunities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 20,200 real estate appraiser jobs will open up from 2016 to 2026 based on projected 5.8% employment growth over that same time period.

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Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Careers
There’s a place for everyone in the $3 trillion commercial real estate finance (CREF) industry.
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You can work on real transactions and make an impact on someone’s life!
Working in an industry that is fast pace, competitive and diverse is extremely exciting, but what really makes it worthwhile is knowing that you've helped someone find a home or that perfect space that fits their needs.
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There’s a place for everyone. Not everyone starts out with a degree in Real Estate.
Up until now, I was convinced that I needed to go back to school and get a degree in real estate, but after talking to other friends that have landed a great job in commercial real estate finance, I realized that my analytical skills as well as my communication skills have put me in a position to apply for a job in commercial real estate.
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There are tremendous opportunities for growth.
Finding a career that I could move up and be recognized for my skills and talents was a top priority.
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I wanted to be part of an industry that was taking over the world.
Everywhere I go, I meet more and more people that are working in this dynamic industry. When I was in college, many of our professors had guest speakers that represented many industry sectors.
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I get to travel and visit different markets, I’m not just stuck in a cubicle.
I get bored easily and I've always liked keeping several projects going at one time. This industry is perfect for me. I get to set my own schedule, meet clients and then see the fruits of my labor really pay off.
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