Agricultural Real Estate Loan Officer
Posted on: January 7, 2022
Role Value Proposition:
MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest
institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over
$651 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently
generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders.
The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with
extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed
income and private assets, including real estate. Visit us at
www.metlife.com/investments to learn more.
MetLife is one of the largest commercial mortgage lenders globally;
it is also one of the largest agricultural mortgage lenders in
North America. Our real estate and agricultural investments are an
important part of MetLife's asset-liability matching and investment
management program. MetLife's commercial agricultural portfolio
currently consists of approximately $23 billion in assets under
management with regional offices located in Fresno, CA, Overland
Park, KS, Whippany, NJ and Germantown, TN. MetLife has been lending
in agriculture for more than 100 years and had a record production
year in 2019, originating approximately $4.28B globally and
originated over $4.74B in 2020, despite the impact of COVID.
MetLife Agricultural Finance is seeking an exceptional and
experienced Agricultural Real Estate Loan Officer to originate
loans and service an existing loan portfolio in Oklahoma and/or
Texas.The Director, Mortgage Origination will report directly to
the Regional Director based in Germantown, TN. We would like
someone to reside in Oklahoma or Texas and they would bepart of a
team responsible for the origination and servicing of agricultural
real estate loans spanning a seventeen-state territory including
the South, Southwest and Texas, South Atlantic, Gulf Coast and
- Business development and loan originations in Oklahoma and
Texas; associate must develop and maintain incredibly loyal
- Networking and marketing with all Centers of Influence
including industry organizations, banks, brokers, etc.
- Manage loan origination process, including credit underwriting
and analysis, debt structuring, pricing strategy, transaction
negotiation and closing, and collateral due diligence review.
- Proactive asset management duties on existing loan portfolio,
with support from Regional Office, including mortgage re-ratings,
property site inspections, partial releases, collateral
substitutions, and other servicing matters.
- Fulfill the investment needs of investor client groups.
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
- 7+ years of experience with credit analysis and credit
- 7+ years relevant experience with a proven track record of
underwriting successful agricultural debt deals.
- Strong credit and analytical skills, superior knowledge of
lending principles, credit procedures, collateral and credit.
- Extensive agricultural lending experience, ideally including
experience in core regional crops (e.g., row crops,
- Farm real estate valuation knowledge.
- Proficiency in Word and Excel-based applications.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong relationship management skill set.
- Strong financial, accounting and credit analysis skills.
- Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Business Administration,
Finance, Economics, or Banking as well as any other related field
of expertise; MBA or master's degree a plus.
25-50% travel throughout designated territory
Number of Openings
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
MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the
world's leading financial services companies, providing insurance,
annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its
individual and institutional customers navigate their changing
world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40
countries and holds leading market positions in the United States,
Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with
$642.4billion of total assets under management as of March 31,
2021. We are ranked #46on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020,we
were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the
fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading
sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to
Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired
MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive
culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to
help build a more confident future for people around the world.
We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified
candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. For
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MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative
Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing
a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to
race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or
related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or
domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship
status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
Requisition #: 121279
Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma
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