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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Managing Director/CIO

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Salary: $200K - $250K

Marquette was founded in 1986 with the sole objective of providing investment consulting at the highest caliber of service. Our expertise is grounded in our commitment to client service — as fiduciaries, our clients’ interests and objectives are at the center of everything we do. Our vision is not to be the biggest — it’s to be a trusted partner to our clients through effective investment programs.

RESEARCH ANALYST, PRIVATE MARKETS

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The role of the Research Analyst is to support and further the macroeconomic research and investment manager due diligence conducted by the alternatives research team. The Research Analyst will work closely with directors and senior analysts to provide market research, investment due diligence, analysis, and investment recommendations to clients.

Responsibilities

  • Develop quantitative and qualitative analysis to support original Marquette research
  • Write white papers on topical and academic research topics as related to the capital markets
  • Assemble client education material
  • Write reports on investment managers for internal and client use
  • Analyze overall market factors influencing the asset classes
  • Write research papers on the asset classes
  • Serve as a resource for consultants
  • Present research/manager due diligence at meetings
  • Attend weekly Investment Committee meetings
  • Represent Marquette at investment conferences and annual meetings

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-10 years investment related experience and progress towards CFA/CAIA
  • Knowledge of the private markets industry and managers preferred
  • Strong client service experience and ability to present information effectively and professionally
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized with ability to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and react to change positively
  • Strong Microsoft Office application skills with the ability to quickly learn new software applications
  • Critical thinking skills, a self-starter with excellent follow-up abilities
  • Professional communication and interpersonal skills
BENEFITS WE OFFER:
Top tier healthcare coverage
100% paid premium for disability and employee life insurance coverage
Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA options
Company 401K contribution
Hybrid work policy
Paid time off & 15+ holidays
Summer hours
Enhanced employee assistance program
Volunteer opportunities
Tuition and education reimbursement
Company-wide events
Marquette Associates is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.