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Pacific Western Bank Credit Analyst (Commercial Real Estate) in Chevy Chase, Maryland


The Credit Analyst position is expected to monitor the performance of assigned commercial real estate borrowers, identify deviations from agreed upon performance, and take the appropriate remedial steps. The Credit Analyst should strive to understand the client’s operating performance and needs, and work to build strong working relationships with clients, and other constituents. The Credit Analyst will work closely with a Loan Officer to assess client credit risk on a portfolio of existing commercial real estate loans.



  • Conductfinancial analysis of credit and collateral of borrowers, with emphasis on data accumulation and trend analysis

  • Perform financial, operational, valuation, underwriting, and transactional analysis

  • Complete borrower risk assessments

  • Interact with various management staff

  • Travel to client sites

  • Perform other duties as assigned




Required: 2+ years of total experience in the commercial real estate sector (commercial bank, investment bank, private equity, specialty finance, real estate finance, mezzanine firm, developer, or brokerage firm)

Preferred: Public accounting strongly preferred

Education & Certifications:

Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics

Skills, Behaviors, & Knowledge


  • Ability to analyze financial statements (profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash flow statements)

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Strong analytical skills and resourcefulness necessary to complete in-depth industry and market analyses.

  • Superior interpersonal, writing and oral communication skills

  • Ability to travel on short notice

  • Above average knowledge of MS Word and Excel mandatory

  • There will be some on-the-job training; however, the candidate should be a “self-starter”

Job Locations US-MD-Chevy Chase

ID 2021-1664

Category Lending/Sales

Type Regular Full-Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

PacWest Bancorp and its affiliates are fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. We take pride in building a workplace culture where all employees feel supported and respected, and have equal access to career and development opportunities without regard to race, religion/creed, color, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.