Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Strategic Investments seeks an experienced professional for the Underwriter position to be located in Washington DC. This is a key position within LISC and is critical to the successful expansion of the LISC brand beyond community development and into the impact investing space. The Underwriter will provide technical assistance, and in many instances direct underwriting support, to local programs in the field and serve as the primary underwriter for investment projects across LISC’s markets nationally.
The Underwriter will have deep knowledge of public and private resources available to leverage LISC’s investment and will provide support to strategically deploy LISC Fund Management’s full array of financing products through its portfolio of impact investment funds. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex transactions at various stages and coordinate with multiple internal and external parties to meet approval and closing deadlines along with deep knowledge of community development financing products, particularly in affordable housing. Finally, this position requires a passion for doing hard but rewarding impactful work to improve under-invested communities across this country.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Strategic Investments seeks an experienced professional for the Senior Originator position to be located in Washington DC. This is a key position within LISC and is critical to the successful expansion of the LISC brand beyond community development and into the Impact Investing space. The Senior Originator will provide both the strategic direction and on the ground execution for LISC’s project and investor originations strategy.
The successful candidate will have excellent leadership, communication, and entrepreneurial skills, and experience with crafting and executing a multi-faceted origination strategy that both leads and supports the field offices and national program efforts in assembling the necessary asset pipeline and investor partners ultimately for the purposes of transacting in an equity fund structure. The position requires a strong self-starter, with background in real estate development and finance and ideally some familiarity with business investing as well.