Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 75,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen as well as submitting proof satisfactory to Progress Residential that you are fully vaccinated against the Corona Virus COVID-19 disease, subject to any accommodations granted by Progress Residential based on disability or religion or as applicable by state law.

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Position Summary

The Acquisitions team at Progress Residential plays an integral role in reshaping the single-family rental industry while deploying capital into the fastest growing markets in the country. The Associate, BTR Acquisitions is on the cutting edge of using proprietary data and analytics to identify, evaluate, underwrite and inform offer decisions on behalf of Progress Residential and its investors. Working closely with the RVP, BTR Acquisitions, the candidate will identify, prioritize, underwrite, and prepare investment committee materials for portfolios of newly built and to-be-constructed single-family residential homes. The position will be based in Phoenix, AZ.

Essential Functions

  • Underwrite, analyze and generate offers and investment committee materials for single-family home portfolio opportunities.

  • Through collaboration with acquisition team members, determine market specific strategy regarding optimal asset selection and acquisition pace with the goal of maximizing investor returns.

  • Use proprietary data visualization tools and systems to improve ongoing investment decisions and department processes.

  • Work with the RVP, BTR Acquisitions and Portfolio Project Manager on the creation and maintenance of an acquisitions pipeline and project management system to ensure portfolios are on track to close, including due diligence, physical inspections and HOA timelines are met.

  • Along with the Portfolio Project Manager, work cross functionally with investment, operational, and asset management teams to ensure streamlined onboarding of new portfolios. 


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Business, Finance, or related subject) required

  • Previous experience (2-4 years) as a financial, revenue, real estate, or banking analyst

  • Prior real estate and underwriting experience (1-2 years)

  • Experience with property valuations and market data

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and deadlines

  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Office applications (especially Word, Excel, and Power Point) as well as other computer applications

  • Ability to be independent and a self-starter; is self-motivated and takes initiative

  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills

  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize with timely follow up

  • Requires abstract thinking and creative solutions

  • Some travel required

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

Application Instructions

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