People & Culture
RCLCO team members are intelligent, curious people that are passionate about the real estate industry. We embrace change and innovation, constantly pushing boundaries to challenge each other every day. Each year, team members from across the country gather for several days of exploration and bonding at RCLCO University, our company retreat.
We’re looking for creative thinkers who are never satisfied with the status quo and want to be a part of projects that greatly impact communities around the world. Interested in joining our team? Check out our open positions below.
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Our Professional Networks
This internal network comprised of RCLCO team members focuses on the advancement of corporate policies, mentorship opportunities, and recruiting initiatives. Network members meet regularly to share information and support each other’s professional development goals.
The RCLCO Foundation is committed to making a meaningful difference in the practice and policy of affordable housing, by encouraging and facilitating the development of balanced communities. Funding is provided by RCLCO, team members, alumni, clients, and other interested organizations.
We are excited to bring our alumni together in one global network to reconnect, collaborate, and continue to grow. Please join us and share news of your latest accomplishments, engage in topical discussions about real estate, add job opportunities, and share memories from your time at RCLCO.
What Our Employees Say
“Being part of the RCLCO team has provided me with unparalleled opportunities to learn about the real estate industry, meaningfully contribute to client engagements, and gain incomparable leadership experience as a young professional. I am constantly motivated by RCLCO’s unique group of equally analytical and caring team members.”
"Working at RCLCO has given me broad exposure to the real estate industry, and is an environment of constant learning. I feel fortunate to work with smart, talented, and curious people who are constantly innovating and evolving the work that we do. It has been said that RCLCO is the best real estate education you can get, and I agree."
“Working at RCLCO has provided me with an incredible opportunity to learn about virtually all aspects of the real estate industry. I continue to learn something new on every project, even after being with the firm for over eleven years.”
Our success as a consulting firm lies in the cultivation and growth of the “best minds in real estate.” We are proud of our commitment to support the advancement of our team members, encouraging them to break down barriers and offer new ideas to the table.
RCLCO consultants may follow a wide variety of specific paths over a successful long-term career based on their unique passions and abilities. We will help you discover and explore these options as you gain ever-increasing responsibility.
As a junior consultant provide market intelligence, data analysis and support while attaining exposure to the industry. Work directly with all teams to conduct research, prepare financial and statistical analyses, and assist with report creation.
Gain skills conducting analysis (quantitative and qualitative) and real estate research. Assist in business development initiatives, participate in client meetings, and prepare reports and deliverables.
Manage consulting projects, develop intellectual property initiatives, manage client relationships, and prepare industry presentations. You will mentor, train, and manage junior team members.
Serve as a senior project manager, overseeing the firm’s most complex engagements. Grow yourself into an industry expert and business developer while crafting intellectual property initiatives.
Act as a practice group leader or critical support for more senior leaders as you work directly with clients and potential clients. You play leadership roles tailored to your own unique abilities and firm needs.
As a key leader within your advisory group and the firm, you are recognized as an expert who has built track records of success in project execution, business development, and intellectual property development.
- Training Program
- The Buddy Program
- Continuing Education Program
- Employee Benefits
RCLCO will provide you with the necessary tools and skills to become a successful consultant. Training kicks-off with an orientation session: teaching you more about the firm, providing basic skills training in economic and financial analysis, outlining our research methods, and covering firm policies and procedures. You will be assigned to projects right away, using your initial assignments as opportunities to shadow peers and project managers to learn and apply the fundamentals of our methodologies and processes. More experienced team members have the opportunity to attend management training, preparing them for additional responsibility and career advancement at the firm.
Every team member at RCLCO has a firm buddy. Initially, these relationships are assigned by firm leadership to make sure that new team members have someone to whom they can go with questions or concerns (about the work, firm policies, culture, etc.). Over time, additional mentoring relationships naturally evolve as team members gravitate to each other based on similar interests and opportunities.
RCLCO offers a Continuing Education Program for team members to further develop their career skills and knowledge. We provide all of our team members a dedicated allowance for training resources, reading materials, on-line training, conferences, workshops, or courses offered by relevant organizations.
RCLCO offers all employees a competitive benefits package, including:
- Health Insurance free for employees with dependent coverage available
- 2 weeks paid vacation for your first year; 3 weeks per year after your first year
- RCLCO offices closed between Christmas and New Year’s
- Six personal/sick days per year
- Paid Family Care and Medical Leave of Absence Bank: 1 week for each year
- Paid Maternity/Paternity plans: up to 12 weeks paid time-off
- Employee Assistance Program
- Annual Professional Development Budget
- Flex-work policy
The RCLCO Real Estate Economics, RCLCO Management Consulting, and RCLCO Fund Advisors teams are hiring!
If you are interested in working at RCLCO but don’t see an open position listed here, we encourage you to send your resume and a brief note expressing your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Someone from our team will contact you should a position become available that may be suitable for your background and experience. RCLCO Values Diversity and is an EEO Employer. RCLCO is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
“RCLCO has provided me with real estate knowledge across various markets and uses and ample opportunities to learn new skills. The company is as devoted to its team members as it is to clients, providing thorough training and supporting continuous learning. It has been a pleasure to work with kind, bright, hard-working, and supportive individuals.”