Director of Capital Markets and Structured Finance Austin, TX

Director of Capital Markets and Structured Finance

Full Time • Austin, TX

What you’ll be called: Director of Capital Markets and Structured Finance

Where you’ll work: Keller Capital—Austin, TX

Keller Capital is the private investment group of Gary Keller, Co-Founder of Keller Williams Realty, and serves as the M&A division for Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI). Our goal is to invest in, acquire or start businesses that help redefine the real estate industry via the real estate agent. From movie theaters and music festivals to real estate portfolios and apparel companies, Keller Capital has deployed innovative investment strategies across multiple sectors.

Who we’re looking for:

We're looking for a smart, team-oriented, highly capable Director of Capital Markets and Structured Finance. Access to capital is a core function for Keller Williams expansion and this role will be responsible for creating innovative new solutions to obtain the financing for all new real estate programs at KWRI. As the Director of Capital Markets and Structured Finance, you'll be responsible for projects such as negotiating new lending facilities, managing our balance sheet, leading investor diligence and launching strategic business initiatives. You will do all of this with the support of the residential real estate industry's largest company and more than 180,000 of its real estate agents globally. 

What you’ll do:

As the Director of Capital Markets and Structured Finance, you will report to the CEO of Keller Capital and serve as a key member of our Assets Under Management business model. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining strong relationships with capital market providers and investment bankers; managing investment sales; coordinating targeted marketing of an investment property; interpreting and negotiating business terms of loan, sale and joint venture documents; actively participating in acquisition pursuit; synthesizing executive summaries for an investment offering as well as managing the process of generating high-end investment offerings; and working successfully with venture partners to provide analysis and information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead Keller Williams’ institutional capital markets strategy.
  • Work directly with KW senior leadership to innovate and direct new ideas and internal initiatives.
  • Be involved in the launch of an entirely new asset class within residential real estate for the benefit of home buyers, home sellers and more than 180,000 real estate agents globally.
  • Develop a deep understanding of all parts of the Keller Williams technology business model by building and maintain financial analyses and forecasts.
  • Partner with teams throughout the organization to evaluate the attractiveness of new products and strategies.
  • Drive due diligence processes including building asset analyses reports and financial models.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external partners—lenders, investors, lawyers, accountants, etc.
  • Design new systems and work with our technology team to make business processes more efficient, more automated and more accurate.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years in investment banking, management consulting or private equity.
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and concepts.
  • Strong familiarity with Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with high-growth technology companies.
  • Knowledge of advanced analytical tools like Mode or Looker.
  • Familiarity with debt and ABS structures.
  • Excitement about working in a fast-paced and constantly-changing environment.
  • Analytical mindset with high attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently with limited direction.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize effectively.
  • Willingness to take ownership and drive projects to completion.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing tasks as market shifts alter priorities and work flow.

Who are we?

It is the mission of Keller Capital to invest in people and businesses whose products, services, and relationships add to life’s enjoyment. While we invest in companies in a wide variety of sectors and stages, Keller Capital focuses on making lower middle-market equity investments where we can work in partnership with founding entrepreneurs and current management.

Austin, Texas-based Keller Williams, the world's largest real estate franchise by agent count, has more than 1,000 offices and 180,000 associates. The franchise is also No. 1 in units and sales volume in the United States. In 2015, Keller Williams began its evolution into a technology company, now building the real estate platform that agents' buyers and sellers prefer. Since 1983, the company has cultivated an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Finding and serving the higher purpose of business is at the heart of the Keller Williams culture. Our dedication to our associates and their families extends far beyond the typical benefits package.

Your Voice Matters
Built on the philosophy that people matter most, our Employee Leadership Council (ELC) ensures that the voice of every KWRI team member is heard! ELC members vote on proposals and recommendations that enrich the lives and enhance the productivity of our KWRI team.
Financial Security & Wealth Building
We want to help you meet your financial goals! In addition to administering our 401(k) plan, Maxwell Locke & Ritter's team of experts are available for free financial portfolio counseling. Associates are also encouraged to take advantage of profit share and growth share, two monetary perks that are tied to recruiting agents to Keller Williams offices.
A Commitment to Education
KWRI places a high importance on employee growth through educational opportunities and encourages its associates to attend our training programs at no cost. We also offer tuition reimbursement to team members interested in expanding their skillset through outside education providers.
Dedicated to Our Community
KWRI is founded in Austin, based in Austin and dedicated to Austin! Each year, the corporate headquarters closes for RED Day, the company's global day of service that encourages volunteerism by its associates around the world. Short for Renew, Energize and Donate, RED Day shows Keller Williams' commitment to the cities and towns where associates live and work.
Health & Wellness
We are committed to creating balanced and healthy lifestyles. Our wellness manager leads training sessions in the office gym and helps associates with goal setting and accountability. Our team also has the opportunity to take advantage of our farm-to-work food delivery program, as well as weekly in-house massage, acupuncture, nutrition and chiropractic services.
The HEART Fund
KWRI goes to great lengths to ensure that our employees are financially secure but realize that unexpected tragedies are a reality of life. The HEART Fund is a program that provides financial assistance to employees for special needs such as medical expenses, major home or car repairs, airfare in times of family emergency, legal fees and funeral fees.