Careers

Senior Associate – Loan Fund / Asset Management Division

Forsyth Street is seeking a motivated self-starter to become an integral member of the firm’s Loan Fund & Asset Management Division.  Through this division, Forsyth has become an industry leader in creating social impact investment funds for municipal, philanthropic, and investor clients.  These have provided capital for preservation and production of affordable housing in major U.S. cities, renewable energy investments, and energy retrofits in residential and commercial properties.  Based on client needs, Forsyth assesses market need, develops the fund structure, raises capital, and is frequently retained to manage daily fund operations.

Primary responsibilities for the position will include review of loan requests; preparation of credit proposals; loan servicing and portfolio management; and staff support for capital raises, investor reporting, and loan product development. Duties will likely cross over several funds.

 

Minimum requirements:

Minimum of 5 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years of related job experience in a lending capacity, primarily in the affordable housing or community development sector.

Excellent quantitative, spreadsheet, and financial analytical skills.

Strong writing and digital presentation skills.

Strong communication skills in a highly interactive team setting, with a broad range of public, private, and non-profit sector clients.

Strong problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and project management skills.

 

Highly-qualified candidates will have:

Knowledge of Federal, New York State and New York City and California affordable housing programs.

Graduate degree in related field.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefits including health insurance.

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to  info2@forsythstreet.com

 

Forsyth Street is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.

Posted 9/15/17


Office Administrator/Manager

 

A small, New York City-based impact finance company specializing in affordable housing and clean energy finance seeks a highly organized and detail-oriented person to provide a variety of administrative support tasks. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills who is highly motivated and able to solve challenging problems with minimal supervision. This position reports to the Operations Manager.

 

Job responsibilities include, but are not restricted to, the following:

Handling front desk duties;

Managing communication, contract and price negotiations with office vendors, service providers and office lease;

Maintaining the office condition and interfacing with vendors for necessary maintenance and repairs;

Assisting in organizing the logistics of internal and external meetings and events, including coordinating meeting logistics, from electronic needs to food catering;

Maintaining important paper and electronic files;

Preparing and editing general office correspondence;

Managing inventory and ordering process for all office supplies, catering, kitchen supplies/snacks & beverages;
Organizing office lunches;

General A/P and A/R responsibilities like invoicing, processing payments, expenses, reimbursements and donations;

Acting as an assistant to the President of the company (scheduling, travel arrangements and other personal tasks as needed);

Other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.

 

Prerequisites:

Prior work experience in an office environment;

Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with others in a team-oriented environment;

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook;

Experience in working with QuickBooks a plus.

 

Please send your resume and a cover letter to info@forsythstreet.com. Please make the subject line of your email “Office Manager application”.

 

Forsyth Street is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.

Posted 10/12/17