Operations

Quantitative Portfolio Manager

The Company:

Unison Investment Management delivers efficient and scalable investment opportunities into the largest asset class in the world: owner-occupied residential real estate.

Unison’s vertically integrated investment and financial technology platform has originated over 8,000 investments in residential real estate in the US. We have been investing in real estate and managing funds since 2004 and have exposure to over $5B in owner-occupied residential properties.

The Opportunity:

The equity in owner-occupied residential real estate represents a $21T asset that is nearly absent from institutional investor’s portfolios.  This untapped asset class presents a unique opportunity to develop a new market that is also a core asset. Unison is the leader and pioneer in creating an investable asset from the equity of owner-occupied residential real estate and we are looking for a team member to help broaden the investor base.

There is a strong demand from institutional investors for investments that deliver inflation-hedged, high risk-adjusted returns. Our investment strategy offers that and many other compelling attributes. The combination of investor demand, the Unison asset, and your drive to develop a market for a new asset class provides an opportunity for success.

The opportunity to build and maintain portfolios consisting of these unique contracts and what they represent in housing exposure is a unique opportunity for the right candidate.  You can help to define and grow what is likely to be a category defining approach to residential real estate investing.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing and maintaining Unison portfolios on behalf of clients
  • Extend quantitative portfolio management techniques as applied to residential real estate
  • Signal research into drivers of return for real estate
  • Risk modeling including economic and geographic effects on portfolios
  • Multi-asset modeling of real estate portfolios in broader asset allocation portfolios
  • Extending forecasting approach for expected returns
  • Extend analytic toolset 
  • Creating client material as needed for due diligence, finals meetings and reviews

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3-5 years of quantitative portfolio management
  • Degree in quantitative discipline preferred
  • Strong desire to grow innovative investment platform
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn new asset management area 
  • Client interaction experience preferred but not required
  • Numerical programming skills
  • Python, SQL highly preferred

We recognize that people come with experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

About us:

Unison Investment Management invests in owner-occupied residential properties in areas of the US that have strong demand for housing with limited supply and strong wage growth.  We use proprietary and patent-pending technology to select and manage our investments to produce above-market returns. Unison provides investors efficient, diversified and scalable exposure to the US housing market without the expense or liability of owning physical property.  Think Fintech meets Real Estate investing.  We are financially backed by world-class institutions such as Citi, RBC, Canadian Pension Funds - OPTrust and HOOPP, Fidelity and Nordea.

The last few years have been record-breaking for Unison. We expanded our offering to 30 states, surpassed the $5B mark in real estate investments and partnered with almost 8,000 customers through our HomeOwner programs. This tremendous growth was recognized by the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 awards two years in a row, as well as being included in the most recent Forbes Fintech 50 list.

For additional information, visit www.unisonim.com, www.unison.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Unison provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.