Loan Portfolio Analyst

Company: Cinnaire Corporation

Locations: Lansing, MI; Detroit, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Madison, WI; Wilmington, DE

Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations


Who we are
Cinnaire is a mission-driven organization. Our team of more than 150 individuals are united by our core purpose. As dedicated problem solvers, we start each day thinking ‘what kind of difference can we make in people’s lives today?’ and then go about revitalizing communities, empowering individuals and creating economic opportunities.

What we do
We get involved. We spend time on the ground in the communities we serve, getting to know the people, understanding their challenges, and devising out-of-the-box solutions. Ours is a people-first approach to advancing communities. As a community development financial organization, we provide creative capital solutions to projects with high social value that may not otherwise receive support from traditional financial institutions. Our toolkit of services includes programs that lend funds, finance development and manage and build all the components of strong, vibrant communities.

How we do it
We help community development organizations, lending partners and socially motivated investors accomplish goals in underserved communities. We fill gaps in community development funding by leveraging capital from public and private sector organizations and bringing expertise to communities that need it most.

Where we serve
Since 1993, Cinnaire has funded affordable housing developments and community development initiatives throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states. Headquartered in Lansing Michigan, we have offices in Detroit and Grand Rapids, MI:, Milwaukee and Madison, WI; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; and Wilmington, DE, while providing financial and development support across our nine-state footprint including Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.


The Loan Portfolio Analyst works with the Portfolio Management (PM) team of Cinnaire Lending. The Portfolio Management team is charged with the oversight and administration of all tax credit deals in the Cinnaire Lending portfolio.


  1. Perform quarterly and annual reporting on loans in Cinnaire Lending’s portfolio.
  2. Assist in updating and developing the Portfolio Management database.
  3. Assist in maintenance of data integrity across various teams.
  4. Collect, review, and track property occupancy, rent collections, and loan and grant covenant compliance.
  5. Assist in the review of reserve requests for permanent
  6. Assist in the draw review requests for construction and pre-development loans and line of credits
  7. Assist in monitoring and completing Cinnaire-led physical inspections as well as scheduling and reviewing property needs assessment reports.
  8. Assist with the forward loan conversion process.
  9. Review watch-list properties, assist in analysis of performance.
  10. Assist in monitoring and tracking loan maturity and loan payoffs.
  11. Provide analysis of loan extension and modification requests.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • BA/BS from an accredited college or university in a relevant field of study (Urban Planning, Finance, Business, Real Estate).
  • 1-2 years of experience working in a professional real estate setting.
  • Experience analyzing multifamily operating data to identify issues and plan improvements preferred.
  • Experience reviewing construction draws and monitoring construction process preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Suite and general technological proficiency required.
  • Valid driver license required.

Key Competencies:

  • Analysis to Synthesis: Interprets data and information from multiple sources and translates it into coherent messages that inform decisions.
  • Perseverance: Accepts uncertainty by remaining focused and engaged on assignments. Looks for plausible solutions to difficult problems.
  • Customer Focus: Stays ahead of customer needs, both internal and external, and uses insight to develop new and/or modify client services.
  • Self-Development: Operates with a mindset of continuous improvement; embracing career development; learning and updating skills.
  • Diversity Awareness: Identifies the benefits and advantages of harnessing the collective insights from various individuals in the organization.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Director, Loan Portfolio Management

Supervisory Relationship: None

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to drive to and walk property sites.
  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time.

Travel Required: 20%

Compensation and Benefits

Cinnaire offers a competitive compensation package.

Benefits Offered:  Medical, Health Reimbursement Account, Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care), Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Plan, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Paid Mobile Phone Service, Unlimited PTO, Incentive Compensation, 403(b) Plan, and Profit-Sharing Plan.

How to Apply


Cinnaire provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Cinnaire complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting employment discrimination. Cinnaire is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As a part of this commitment, Cinnaire is dedicated to providing access, and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, recruitment and employment for qualified individuals with disabilities.