Head of Investment Services


Oakland, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 01/13/2021
  • Website: roofstock.com
  • Company Address: 1625 Clay Street 5th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94612

About Roofstock

Roofstock is building the world’s leading real estate investment marketplace. Our mission is to make ownership of investment real estate radically accessible, cost-effective and simple.

Job Description

Roofstock is the leading marketplace for investing in single-family rental homes that cash flow day one.  With over $2B in transactions, our mission is to make real estate investing radically accessible, cost effective and simple.  We want to use technology to transform the way real estate is bought and sold and make real estate investing as simple as investing in stocks.  Simply put, we are passionate about helping our customers build wealth through real estate.
Roofstock has been recognized as a great workplace by Glassdoor and Great Place to Work® and was recently named to the Forbes Fintech 50 and the Red Herring 100 lists of most innovative companies. Roofstock has raised over $83M to date, is based in Oakland, CA and Dallas,TX with approximately 200 people and is growing rapidly.  Check out our reviews and see why our employees love working here!
We've built an amazing culture where everyone has a voice. We're nice. We get things done. We have fun. We believe in work-life balance (yes, you can really take a vacation). And our values are pretty B.A.D.A.S.S.
Be customer obsessed.
Act like an owner, because you are one.
Don't be afraid to break things in the pursuit of better.
All of us are empowered to do the right thing.
Stay curious and create what's next. Fast.
Seriously. No jerks.
Roofstock is looking for a senior leader to head up our Investment Services Division. As Head of Investment Services this role will have oversight of the capital raising, investment execution and asset management functions that support our institutional clients looking to expand their exposure to the Single-Family Rental (SFR) asset class.
As our ideal candidate, you will be a seasoned leader, having a strong track record of building businesses. You have had success in attracting and investing capital into alternative assets and are seen by your clients as a trusted advisor. You have a demonstrated history of building high performing teams and have a reputation of rolling up your sleeves to get the job done. You thrive in a low ego environment and are excited about being part of a strong leadership team that is changing the way real estate is transacted.

What You Will Do:

    • Develop and advise institutional clients on the creation and execution of their SFR investment strategies based on their objectives
    • Oversee a team to execute the acquisition of assets based on individual clients’ criteria
    • Lead the Business Development effort to identify, pitch and close potential new institutional clients looking to enter or expand their presence in the SFR space
    • Lead negotiations on large portfolio transactions and/or potential joint ventures
    • Oversee the build out of the infrastructure (people, systems, processes) to enable efficient deployment of capital and the onboarding of new clients
    • Oversee the development of the asset management team to enable the effective management of client’s assets
    • Create efficient communication and reporting capabilities, to ensure clients are kept abreast of the performance of their investments in a timely manner
    • Work collaboratively with the property management and construction teams to address issues and develop solutions that are in the best interest of the client
    • Working with the legal team, you will be responsible for leading the contract negotiation for all new/existing clients

What You Bring With You:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred
    • Significant experience raising capital and managing relationships with various types of investors, including pension funds, family offices, private equity, and other institutional investors
    • At least 10 years’ experience in investment management, private banking, institutional real estate investing or financial services
    • Experience with alternative asset classes including residential real estate preferred
    • Experience building high performing teams
    • Ability to work across all levels within an organization and willingness to roll up your sleeves whenever needed
    • Superior relationship building and communication skills

What We Offer:

    • Competitive compensation.
    • Medical, Vision and Dental for you (95%) and your dependents (65%).
    • 401k
    • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
    • Unlimited vacation and sick days.
    • Equity incentives to give you a stake in the Company’s future.
    • An upbeat and collaborative work culture.
    • A fully stocked kitchen with snacks and meals.
    • Company-sponsored outings.
Roofstock is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Roofstock, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

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