RAIT Financial Trust

  www.raitft.com
  www.raitft.com
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RAIT Financial Trust Reviews

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Scott F. Schaeffer
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    One of The Best Places to Work!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Underwriting  in  Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Underwriting in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at RAIT Financial Trust full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very family oriented friendly people. Very Mom-friendly in terms of schedule flexibility. Great work-life balance. Lots of perks. I found it very impressive with how senior management was able to manage this firm quite well through a tough financial market. have nothing but optimistic outlook on the future of this company. Very inspiring group of people. Encouraging work environment.

    Cons

    The company is pretty small therefore it's very hard to move up. Career-wise you'll start to feel stuck after a few years. Much office politics, very male dominated culture. There are absolutely no women in senior level positions at this company.

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Website www.raitft.com
Headquarters Philadelphia, PA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Public (RAS)
Industry Real Estate
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

RAIT Financial Trust was not founded by an '80s hair-rock band, but it is just as commercially minded. The real estate investment trust (REIT) specializes in providing commercial mezzanine and short-term bridge financing, mostly first mortgages that are refinanced with other lenders. It also acquires real estate loans from lenders or investors, typically loans under default or forbearance. Most loans (between $250,000 and $75 million) are secured by multifamily residences and other commercial properties. RAIT also invests in apartment buildings in its key markets... More

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