Corporate Services

Chief Investment Officer

Indianapolis, IN  •  Full Time

Job Description

Thompson Thrift is seeking a Full-Time Chief Investment Officer to work out of the corporate office in Indianapolis, IN. This role is responsible for assisting in developing and implementing the investment strategy of the organization. In this capacity, the role will provide guidance to company management regarding investment strategy, alternative sources of capital, capital market trends, optimal longer term hold structures, and data to support decision making. In addition, the role will execute strategy for deploying capital to the most viable development opportunities and maintain strong contacts with investment sources.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the Company’s investment strategy.
  • Manage and cultivate a strong team to support and facilitate the Company’s investment strategy.
  • Develop financing and fund-raising strategies for significant organizational projects or initiatives.
  • Identifies potential alternative capital sources and structures.
  • Report on capital markets trends and provide information to inform and support strategic planning and decision making.
  • Oversees the completion of acquisitions, recapitalizations, restructurings, and transactions for all business units.
  • Oversees financial modeling and related forecasting to provide timely informed decision making.
  • Establishes internal controls for monitoring assets, capital investments, controlling costs, and measuring liquidity.
  • Summarizes the financial status of the portfolio (interpret asset ratios, break-even analysis reports, profit margins, operating costs, and other metrics used in measuring fiscal stability).
  • Provide analysis and recommendations related to dispositions or long-term hold of assets.
  • Executing on the strategy of deploying capital into the most viable development opportunities to maximize shareholder/general partner returns including the debt and equity capital markets, fund investment/formation, debt markets and structures, while maintaining strong contacts with multiple investment sources.
  • Actively participate in the Investment Committee and asset management function of the held portfolio.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Real Estate or related field of study and an MBA.
  • 15 years of progressive experience in a similar job or field. With at least 7 years’ experience in a management capacity.
  • Investment banking background with a real estate focus preferred.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employees may perform other duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personal hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Performing this job will sometimes require the employee to walk work sites that do not have infrastructure, this includes walking on uneven surfaces, through mud, through ruts, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires the use of hands to finer, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear (bells, whistles, etc.), stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employees must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*May perform other duties as assigned.

At Thompson Thrift, we work to fulfill our mission daily 'to positively impact our team members and the communities we serve.' As a successful, 30+ year development and construction company, we are looking for team members who are inspired by our mission and share our core values of excellence, service, and leadership. Full time position with benefit package including health insurance, vision, dental, short and long-term disability, 401K and paid time off.

Are you ready to join our team?

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