Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate is accelerating investment in sustainable and resilient real estate to be a leading provider of PACE financing nationwide for both small and large commercial real estate owners. Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate has offices in Old Greenwich, Boca Raton, Maitland, and San Francisco. It was founded in 2013 by Wall Street veterans with decades of mortgage and securities experience.
 
We hire the best and brightest people to help make our vision a reality and work in an environment that is agile, efficient and focused on excellence. A career here offers responsibilities, challenges, and work outside the usual experience that will stretch your capabilities.
 
 

Available Positions

Web Developer

Location: Old Greenwich, CT

Type: Full-Time

Company Introduction

Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate (CSRE) is an administrator for PACE programs that utilizes the expertise and resources of Counterpointe Energy Solutions (CES) in a focused effort to provide a nationwide funding platform for commercial real estate. The Program provides up to 100% financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy and other products for property owners. Unlike loans, the Program offers financing through a property assessment and repayments are made through your property taxes. If the property is sold, the remaining assessment can be passed to the new property owner. Founded in 2013 by Wall Street veterans with decades of mortgage and securities experience, CES operates under the AllianceNRG Program for residential properties and CSRE for commercial properties. 

Job Description

We are looking for an on-site PHP Developer responsible for managing front and back-end websites/webservices and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary functions will include the development of all client-side and server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for developing and integrating front-end elements into the application. The platform for this business was developed entirely on a LAMP environment; therefore, an advanced understanding of full LAMP stack technologies is necessary. This is a fast paced business and as such is very challenging and demanding. It is also very rewarding.

Responsibilities

- Update and maintain several front and back end web applications as well as their applicable web services

- Setup and maintenance a full LAMP stack environment

- Integrate a web solution with several external sources

Skills And Qualifications

- Strong knowledge of PHP YII web frameworks

- Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP

- Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

- Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming

- Understanding accessibility and security compliance

- Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions

- Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

- User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

- Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

- Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds

- Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

- Proficient with MYSQL database and its declarative query language

- Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

- Proficient developing and consuming Jasper reports

Real Estate Investment Analyst

Location: Old Greenwich, CT

Type: Full-Time or Internship

Company Introduction

Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate (CSRE) is an administrator for PACE programs that utilizes the expertise and resources of Counterpointe Energy Solutions (CES) in a focused effort to provide a nationwide funding platform for commercial real estate. CES operates under the AllianceNRG Program for residential properties and CSRE for commercial properties. Founded in 2013, CES is at the cross section of finance, technology, and sustainability, providing funding and financing for a variety of qualified sustainability improvements. Examples include renewable energy, energy efficiency, water conservation, wind resistance, and seismic strengthening. CES is an entrepreneurial company, founded by Wall Street veterans with decades of mortgage and securities experience, and is poised for growth.

Benefits of the Position

·              An exciting opportunity to learn and develop a broad range of financial, credit, real estate, marketing, and analytical skills in an innovative financial product niche.

·              Exposure to all commercial property types (multifamily, industrial, retail, office, hotel) and exposure to various domestic real estate markets

·              Work with and learn directly from executives and commercial real estate experts

·              Potential to take on increased responsibility and individual accountability within organization

·              Responsibilities, challenges and projects outside the usual experience that will stretch you outside your comfort zone.

Responsibilities

Assist the team with all aspects of the deal process in origination, underwriting, and closing, including:

·              Targeting new clients and referral sources, assist with marketing functions including developing and maintaining digital and print marketing materials, participate in calling owners and professionals as well as attending trade shows and other outside events.

·              Provide analytical support on a variety of underwriting responsibilities including interfacing with clients to answer questions and collect required underwriting documentation, reviewing of property financials and credit, title, mortgage, corporate governance and other aspects, and preparing of loan briefs for investment committee approval. Analyst will work with all parties to resolve underwriting issues and coordinate internal reviews and approvals.

·              Coordinate, review and verify closing processes, including issuing contract documents, recordings, and bond issuances with all involved parties.

·        Assist in processing construction industry professional applications to become registered with the Program, assist professionals with Program requirement compliance, and assist professionals with bids for Program-financed projects.

·             Analyst will assist in document management, quality control and business processes including developing and maintaining documents used in the Program including procedures, manuals, and legal documents.

·             Interact professional with internal credit, legal and origination personnel and externally with clients, third-party service providers, and bond investors.

Skills And Qualifications

·              B.S./B.A. degrees required; top universities are preferred

·              2+ years relevant experience required; clean energy, real estate or finance industry experience preferred

·              Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office required

·              Must be a self-starter with initiative

·              Strong writing and messaging skills

·              Meticulous attention to detail and committed to maintaining high standards of quality

·              Ability to work with a variety of constituencies in a cordial and tactful manner and work as part of a team

·              Ability to prioritize and coordinate tasks, work efficiently and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously

·              Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities

·              Position may require weekend and evening work during peak periods; minimal travel

This is an exceptional opportunity for experience in the financial services industry at the institutional as well as retail level and can lead to immediate full-time employment.

Accounting and Reporting Manager

This position is not currently available.

Location: Old Greenwich, CT

Type: Part-Time

Company Introduction

Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate (CSRE) is an administrator for PACE programs that utilizes the expertise and resources of Counterpointe Energy Solutions (CES) in a focused effort to provide a nationwide funding platform for commercial real estate. The Program provides up to 100% financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy and other products for property owners. Unlike loans, the Program offers financing through a property assessment and repayments are made through your property taxes. If the property is sold, the remaining assessment can be passed to the new property owner. Founded in 2013 by Wall Street veterans with decades of mortgage and securities experience, CES operates under the AllianceNRG Program for residential properties and CSRE for commercial properties.

Job Description

The Accounting and Reporting Manager will work closely with senior management in a hands-on environment, with responsibility for implementing and managing first-class accounting, reporting and internal controls. Includes general ledger, accounts payable, financial and management reporting, budgeting and forecasting and developing a strong internal control framework. Experience in accounting or finance, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, advanced Excel skills, a strong control background and willingness to embrace new challenges are essential requirements. Potential for growth opportunities as the Company expands its business operations.

Responsibilities

- Implement and manage general ledger, accounting and financial reporting activities

- Develop and implement business and strategy-focused management and board reporting

- Manage budget and forecast processes and reporting

- Maintain policies and procedures for strong internal controls and oversight

- Manage annual audit process

- Interface with outside tax accountants

- Manage payroll-related activities

- Develop positive working relationships with senior management and strategic partners

Skills And Qualifications

- Undergraduate or graduate degree in finance or accounting

- Experience in accounting, GAAP financial statements and reporting

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

- Hands-on, with attention to organization and detail

- Ability to effectively prioritize, address deadlines and take on new challenges

- Focus on strong processes and controls and continuous improvement

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel

Account Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA

Type: Full-Time

Salary: Competitive base salary plus referral fees and bonus. Reasonable expenses for traveling through the territory as well as for evesnts and other sales and marketing activity will be reimbursed.

Company Introduction

Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate (CSRE) is an administrator for PACE programs that utilizes the expertise and resources of Counterpointe Energy Solutions (CES) in a focused effort to provide a nationwide funding platform for commercial real estate. The Program provides up to 100% financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy and other products for property owners. Unlike loans, the Program offers financing through a property assessment and repayments are made through your property taxes. If the property is sold, the remaining assessment can be passed to the new property owner. Founded in 2013 by Wall Street veterans with decades of mortgage and securities experience, CES operates under the AllianceNRG Program for residential properties and CSRE for commercial properties.

Job Description

The Company is seeking an Account Manager, that will focus on San Francisco’s Mandatory Seismic Retrofit Program, originating PACE financing transactions to fund seismic retrofits for owners of multifamily properties of 5-units and above. In that role, you would be responsible for generating PACE financing applications for the CounterpointeSRE Program™ by (a) developing and maintaining key contractor client relationships in your territory, (b) developing and originating business with commercial property owners and (c) such other tasks that may be assigned by the Company as are consistent with the job title and responsibilities. Below is a more in-depth description of anticipated job duties for Account Managers. Your territory may be modified from time to time as the coverage and size of the CounterpointeSRE (CSRE) Program grows and evolves. You would initially report directly to the Executive Director and Head of Western U.S. PACE Originations, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Company would require that you devote your full business time and energy to this position, which shall be on a full-time basis. It is expected that the Account Manager will spend considerable amounts of time within San Francisco meeting with prospective accounts and conducting sales and marketing activities as described above. CSRE will provide office space downtown SF that can be used for meetings, etc. 

Responsibilities

- Develop and update knowledge of the Company’s program and tools to take and process applications and close transactions. Also learn the programs of any competitors

- Work with your manager and the Company to develop scripts, telemarketing campaigns and other marketing, sales and business development materials (webinars, seminars)

- Give formal presentations of SCRE’s Program using marketing and other training aids, help organize and attend promotional marketing events and organize product displays

- Recruit strategic vendors and city officials to build a referral network (referral partners). Such persons include those who develop government policy or install, distribute, manufacture improvements financed under the Company’s PACE program. This would include SF City officials, contractors and engineering firms and property managers, realtors and others focusing on 5+unit properties subject to SF’s mandatory seismic retrofit program.

- Visit key referral partners to demonstrate the Company’s tools and products to them, which may involve providing technical descriptions of products and how they may be used

- Visit prospective accounts (that may make online or phone inquiries or those directly contacted) to explain PACE financing and demonstrate use of the Company’s tools, help complete applications, etc.

- Plan and work towards meeting targets and goals

- Provide written weekly report to the Company on activities and provide feedback

- Be proficient in using the Company’s e-business technology

 

Please submit resumes to Careers@Counterpointees.com