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Lead Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Manager

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About this role:

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Commercial Real Estate Asset Manager (aka Portfolio Manager) on the GSE Watchlist. This team member will be responsible for managing a portfolio of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans for the Wells Fargo GSE Watchlist. The Asset Manager performs all functions associated with monitoring the performance of a multifamily loan throughout its life, commencing with the initial funding and continuing until satisfaction of the debt or transfer to a special servicer pursuant to investor guidelines. Learn more about our career areas and lines of business at wellsfargojobs.com.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage overall asset management of an assigned portfolio of Fannie Mae multifamily commercial real estate loans

  • Review and research complex, multifaceted, large scale, and long term business challenges that require in-depth evaluation of multiple factors including intangibles or unprecedented factors

  • Make decisions in complex and multifaceted situations requiring exceptional understanding of the function, policies, procedures, and compliance requirements that influence and lead broader work team to meet deliverables and drive new initiatives

  • Collaborate and consult with Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Management peers, colleagues, and mid level to more experienced managers to resolve issues and achieve goals

  • Lead projects, teams, or serve as a peer mentor

  • Serve as the primary relationship contact for the Borrower/ property management agent, providing customer service, first-line management and due diligence of the loan portfolio in compliance with investor requirements

  • Asset Management functions include monitoring, analyzing, and reporting property level operating performance, risk ratings, performing property physical inspections/assessment of on-site management staff/local market conditions, watchlist monitoring, and processing of lender consents

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 5+ years of Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Management experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years demonstrating a high level skill set that encompasses financial analysis, real estate and property management operations, market knowledge, knowledge of commercial or multifamily mortgage and legal documents, and credit risk analysis

  • Experience with Fannie Mae and/or Freddie Mac multifamily asset management technology tools

  • Customer service focus with experience actively listening, eliciting information, comprehending customer issues/needs, and recommending solutions

  • Familiarity with Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac multifamily loan transactions

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of credit and income producing real estate

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to read and understand complex commercial real estate loan documentation and securitization documents, including pooling and servicing agreements and related documentation

  • Exposure to multifamily real estate development, property management and/or underwriting

  • Ability to multi-task, achieve tight timeframes, and stay organized

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • 4 days a week in office; 1 day remote


Pay Range

$120,400.00 - $287,600.00


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Critical Caregiving Leave
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Health Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships for dependent children
  • Adoption Reimbursement

Posting End Date:

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Drug and Alcohol Policy

Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace. Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.