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Senior Analyst, Real Estate Valuations

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 20, 2021.

Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $450 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed $1.5 trillion in the next two decades. CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.

CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe.  Join our team and look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • Being motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.

Job Description

An integral member of the team responsible for valuing the $46B CPP Investments global real estate portfolio, which includes a cross-section of institutional caliber office, retail, industrial, and housing assets. The position is responsible for supporting quarterly property and portfolio level valuations, analysis and reporting, primarily in the Americas, and for contributing to the ongoing evolution of valuation processes.

Role-Specific Accountabilities:

  • Own and/or contribute to the quarterly valuations for assigned portfolio(s) of properties
  • Prepare valuations at the property level and analyze at a consolidated portfolio level
  • Research and integrate relevant market activity, surveys, commentary for assigned portfolio(s)
  • Build and maintain models using Argus Enterprise valuation software and Excel
  • Manage external appraisals in collaboration with appraisers and internal stakeholders
  • Report and defend valuation results to senior valuation leadership and investment teams
  • Maintain and support the enhancement of portfolio data bases, reporting and analytics
  • Forge relationships across CPP Investments and work collaboratively with internal and external partners
  • Other duties and/or projects as required


  • Relevant undergraduate or advanced degree – business, real estate, urban studies, planning
  • AACI accreditation, or international equivalent, awarded or in progress
  • 3+ years of commercial real estate experience in valuations, investments, or asset management
  • Advanced user of Excel, competent in maintaining and analysing large sets of data
  • Experienced user of Tableau, MS Office Power Point, Word and Outlook; VBA an asset
  • Capable Argus Enterprise user; experience modelling complex recoveries favoured
  • Multiple institutional asset class and geographic valuation exposure highly beneficial

Who You Are:

  • Well organized with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Work capably independently, and effectively in a team committing to group goals and initiatives
  • Excel at building and nurturing relationships
  • Able to balance multiple workstreams in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills; able to present findings clearly and concisely
  • Adaptable to ongoing process improvements and change initiatives in a fast-paced setting
  • Open minded and able to consider new ways of looking at information and analytics
  • Exemplify CPP Investments’ Guiding Principles of integrity, partnership and high performance

Additional Information

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At CPP Investments, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity:

In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience. If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.


CPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.  CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.