The biggest challenges women in commercial real estate face today are equal pay, lack of upward mobility and not feeling like they are part of the team, according to a new report by recruiting and staffing firm RETS Associates. Pexels More than half of the women surveyed reported they had been sexually harassed at some […]
Half of women working in commercial real estate reported experiencing sexual harassment at one point in their career, with most of the incidents going unreported, according to a new survey. The report, published Wednesday by recruitment firm RETS Associates, found within that group of women, 82 percent noted the incident happened more than once. About […]
Despite Contributing More than $935 Billion to the U.S. Economy in 2017, Commercial Real Estate Lags Behind in Gender Equality, and More Importantly With the Issue of Equal Pay for Women. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – June 27, 2018 – RETS Associates, a leading commercial real estate (CRE) recruitment and staffing firm, today announced the findings […]
In this edition of The Hiring Squad, Kent Elliott, principal at RETS Associates, a leading national CRE recruiting firm, partners with Chuck Schilke, a director at The Edward St. John Real Estate Program at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, to reveal new data that suggests the majority of financial analysts nationwide are actively pursuing new job opportunities. […]
The 5th Annual Financial Analyst Survey Results Are In! DOWNLOAD PDF In a recent survey of 239 financial analysts working in the U.S. commercial real estate industry, RETS Associates identified several employment trends. The fifth annual financial analyst survey results, factored with 27 analyst searches conducted by RETS year-to-date, revealed these key points: • The […]
In a recent survey of 344 financial analysts in the U.S. commercial real estate industry, RETS Associates has identified several significant employment trends. Combined with the 50+ analyst searches conducted by RETS in the last year, RETS’ fourth annual study showed that:
• 75% are open to relocating for a new position
• 49% are seeking advancement in acquisitions
• A clear majority (55%) of financial analysts preferred to work as generalists with mixed portfolios
• By comparison, only 16% preferred multi-family, while office and hotel/hospitality followed at 9% each, retail at 6% and industrial at 2%
• 24% currently earn a base salary of $75,000-$89,999; 21% did not receive an incentive compensation for their role in 2014 (mainly due to short tenure)
• 83% of the polled financial analysts are male
Millennials job search even when they’re satisfied with their current position, a study shows. IRVINE, CA—A recent study by commercial real estate executive-search firm RETS Associates shows that young candidates are behaving as if have the upper hand in today’s robust market, the firm’s principals Jana Turner and Kent Elliott tell GlobeSt.com. The study shows […]
RETS Associates recently completed a survey of 270 financial analysts across the U.S. in the commercial real estate industry. The data compiled from this survey coupled with the 50 financial analyst searches handled by RETS over the past 12 months has provided RETS with keen insights into this segment of the industry.
As the overall health of the real estate industry continues to improve and reach levels that have not been realized since 2008, employers continue to hire financial analysts in droves. For the 12-month period ending in July 2014, RETS has seen an 80% increase in the number of financial analyst searches handled compared to 2012. The financial analyst segment is a great entry point into commercial real estate and the growth in demand for these professionals bodes well for the industry.