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MetLife Assoc Dir - Agriculture Mortgage Origination in Olympia, Washington

Job Location: Work from home - Pacific Northwest (Idaho, Oregon, Washington)

Role Value Proposition:

Based in Whippany, New Jersey, MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with nearly $600.8 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 850 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise in all asset classes, with a strength in public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate. Visit us at [1] to learn more.

MIM’s Global Real Estate and Agricultural Investments maintains a portfolio invested in commercial real estate and agricultural mortgages, as well as real estate equities. In addition to sourcing and managing these investments, the groups are responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key industry contacts and referral sources.

MetLife Agricultural Investment’s Food and Agribusiness Group is seeking an exceptional person to work as an Associate Director for Agribusiness Lending. This Senior Relationship Management position will be part of a national team responsible for the origination and servicing of mortgage loans in the food and agribusiness sector across the continental United States. This opportunity is focused on the origination and servicing of mortgage loans in the food and agribusiness sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business development and asset (loan) origination.

  • Relationship management with borrowers, key industry contacts, and referral sources.

  • Collaboration with the Credit Analyst team for Credit underwriting.

  • Collaboration with the Loan Closing team including internal and external counsel for loan closings.

  • Coordination of Loan servicing/reporting in conjunction with the Credit Analyst Team.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


· 8+ years of Commercial Real Estate or Agricultural experience in the following:

  • Business development.

  • Relationship management.

  • Commercial credit analysis and decision-making.

  • Commercial credit portfolio administration.

  • Real estate transactions and loan documentation.

  • MS Office Suite Word and Excel-based applications (create spreadsheets/formulas).

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain customer and peer relationships.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable business-related field; MBA preferred.

  • Moody’s CreditLensTM and RiskCalcTM a plus.

  • Established network of key contacts and prospects preferred.

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


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