Real Estate Credit Portfolio Management Associate


New York, NY, USA
Posted on February 26, 2024


KKR & Co. Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and supporting growth in its portfolio companies and communities. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR’s insurance subsidiaries offer retirement, life and reinsurance products under the management of The Global Atlantic Financial Group.

KKR Real Estate Credit

KKR Real Estate Credit was formed in January 2015 to invest in real estate credit products and complement KKR Real Estate’s private equity platforms. Within KKR Real Estate Credit, we seek opportunities where we have a sourcing, underwriting or execution advantage by leveraging KKR’s brand, industry knowledge and relationships. KKR Real Estate Credit currently invests through six separately capitalized vehicles across our Direct Lending and Securities portfolios and consists of 50+ dedicated professionals based in New York, San Francisco, Houston and Dallas.

KKR Real Estate Credit invests in performing commercial real estate debt, secured by high-quality real estate across asset classes managed by top-tier sponsors in major cities. KKR Real Estate Credit originates loans and invests in securities across the risk-return spectrum from stabilized to heavy transitional business plans via its KREF, KROX, KREST, RECOP I/II, RESTAC and Global Atlantic capital bases.


KKR Real Estate Credit is seeking to hire an investment professional to join its industry-leading team to help drive its continued growth and expansion in the real estate credit space.


  • Work with the COO team in a variety of capacities, including portfolio management, technology buildouts, liquidity, risk and liability management
  • Devise solutions to improve efficiency and risk management of business, and partner with engineering team in the implementation of such solutions
  • Collaborate with investment, asset management, client partner group, sustainability teams to provide deal/portfolio data
  • Build meaningful partnerships with various stakeholders including finance, technology, compliance, sustainability team, investor relations


  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience, preferably in commercial real estate, equity investment, or the financial services industry
  • Superior analytic and financial modeling skills
  • In depth knowledge of data modelling and data base creation
  • Understanding of programming and technology solutions
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of commercial real estate, fixed income, and general financial concepts
  • Team player with desire to contribute to a collaborative and constructive work environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work both independently and within teams
  • Entrepreneurial, resourceful, self-starter; demonstrates hustle and drive
  • Possesses intellectual curiosity and a desire to continuously expand knowledge base
  • Highest level of integrity and professionalism


This is the expected annual base salary range for this New York-based position. Actual salaries may vary based on factors, such as skill, experience, and qualification for the role. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus, based on factors such as individual and team performance.

Base Salary Range
$150,000$150,000 USD

KKR is an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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