Last updated 11/12/2014 Real Estate Job Board Jobs posted here are provided by Friends and Alumni of the UF Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies and are available to our Real Estate Advisory Board, other UF Bergstrom Center Friends and Alumni, as well as current students in the UF Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program. Send your job announcements and updates to Pam DeMichele at [email protected] Current Openings o o o o o Real Estate Director, Greystar 11/8/14 Real Estate Associate, Greystar 11/8/14 Commercial Loan Analyst, New York Life Real Estate Investors 11/7/14 Real Estate Analyst, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage 11/5/14 Real Estate Development Analyst, Circle K Stores, Inc. 10/30/14 o Project Development Manager, Boos Development 10/20/14 o Investment Analyst, Ram Realty Services. 10/20/14 o Investment Analyst Intern, AW Property Co. 10/17/14 o Property Manager, Sleiman Enterprises 10/16/14 o Appraisal Trainee (Right of Way Specialist), FDoT 10/7/14 o Investment Banking Analyst Program, Wells Fargo 10/6/14 o RE Analyst, Duff & Phelps, 10/3/14 o Student Intern, SenseiHub, 9/29/14 o Commercial Development Manager, Tavistock, 10/2/14 o Investment Analyst, Stiles, 9/26/14 o FSR Analyst, PwC, 9/29/14 o Land Specialist, National Land Realty, 9/25/14 o Land Acquisition Internship, Meritage Homes, 9/25/14 o Financial Analyst, Xenia Hotels and Resorts, 9/28/14 o Development Assistant, Twin Rivers Capital, 9/25/14 o o o o o o o Asset Manager, IP Capital, 9/16/14 Financial Analyst, Wells Fargo, 9/3/2014 Financial Analyst, Tavistock Development Company, 9/3/2014 Transaction Analyst , Continental Real Estate Companies, 8/13/2014 Real Estate Analyst, Synapse Capital, 8/7/2014 Project Manager and Junior Project Manager, Bazbaz Development, 8/7/2014 Real Estate Manager, Sembler Company, 7/30/2014 o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Real Estate Financial Analyst, Edens Investment Trust, 7/24/2014 Junior Transaction Manager & Market Research/Financial Analyst,Cassidy Turley, 7/24/2014 Graduate Student Intern, UF Alumni Association, 7/21/2014 Real Estate Financial Analyst , Aztec Group, 7/21/2014 Private Equity Real Estate Investments Analyst, Greystar Investment Group 6/25/2014 CRE Financial Analyst, Client of RETS Associates, 6/17/2014 Transaction Manager/Financial Analyst, JBM Institutional Multifamily Advisors, 5/20/2014 Assest Manager, Player Financial Resources Staffing, 5/19/2014 Real Estate Analyst/Senior Analyst Investment Sales, HHF, 5/15/2014 Junior Associate/RE Broker, Leaseconomics LLC, 5/15/2014 Real Estate Finance Analyst, Direct Capital, 5/13/2014 Acquisition Associate, RETS, 5/12/2014 Financial Analyst, Trimark Properties, 5/5/2014 Development Manager, Providence One Partners, 4/26/2014 Senior Analyst – Real Estate, Office Depot, 4/25/2014 Researcher/Trainee Appraiser, Capstone Valuation Advisors, 4/25/2014 Acquisitions Analyst, client of RETS Associates, 4/24/2014 Director of Asset Management (Industrial), client of RETS Associates, 4/16/2014 Real Estate Associate (Acquisitions/Asset Management), client of RETS Associates, 4/14/2014 Analyst, Rialto Capital, 4/13/2014 Director of Leasing, Crossman & Co., 4/10/2014 Executive Assitant, Crossman & Co., 4/10/2014 Real Estate Analyst, Bealls, 3/28/2014 Acquisitions Associate, client of RETS Associates, 3/25/2014 Part-Time Assistant, M.M. Parrish Realtors, 3/24/2014 Tavistock Development Company, 3/22/2014 Various Positions, HFF, 3/12/2014 Various Positions, Greystar, 3/11/2014 Sales Associate, Skobel Homes, 3/11/2014 Financial Analyst/Asset Manager, Atlantic American Opportunities Fund, 3/5/2014 Multi-Family Real Estate Underwriter –Tax Credit Funds, Raymond James, 3/3/2014 Credit Analyst II – Commercial Real Estate Loans, Raymond James, 3/3/2014 Assistant Asset Manager, Vestcor Communities, 2/28/2014 Analyst, Tavistock Development Company, 2/26/2014 Brokerage Associate, Investment Sales, NAI Realvest, 2/26/2014 Financial Analyst, Real Properties of America, Inc., 2/26/2014 Portfolio Analyst, Real Properties of America, Inc., 2/26/2014 Site Acquisitions Representative, Encore Real Estate Development, 2/26/2014 Real Estate Acquisitions & Strategic Development Intern, Ram Realty Services, 2/26/2014 Real Estate Analyst, Value Tech Realty Services, Inc., 2/21/2014 Senior Associate, Halstatt Real Estate Partners, 2/11/2014 Transaction Real Estate Hospitality Staff, Ernst & Young, 2/11/2014 Real Estate Analyst – Acquisitions Underwriting, Carter Validus Advisors, 2/10/2014 Senior Analyst, LNR Partners, 1/31/2014 Analyst, LNR Partners, 1/31/2014 Senior Financial Analyst, South Florida Multifamily Investment Sales Team, Institutional Property Advisors, 1/28/2014 Financial Junior Acquisitions Analyst, Grand Peaks Property Management, 1/24/2014 o o o o o o o Summer Internship – Real Estate Private Equity Investment Analyst, Prudential Real Estate Investors, 1/21/2014 Analyst, Client of Blakely, Hood & Associates, Inc., 1/20/2014 Commercial Real Estate-Summer Financial Analyst Program, Wells Fargo, 1/20/2014 Senior Asset Manager, 13 th Floor Investments, 1/14/2014 Retail Acquisitions Manager, RETS Associates, 1/13/2014 Asset Management Analyst, RETS Associates, 1/13/2014 Land Advisors Organization, Research Manager, 1/09/2014 Current Openings Real Estate Director, Greystar 11/8/14 Job opp from recent UF MSRE grad., Mr. John Harkey: Firm: Greystar Location: Atlanta, GA Position: Director, Real Estate or Real Estate Associate Description: see below and attached Contact: Mr. John Harkey, Director, Real Estate Greystar | 10 Glenlake Parkway | Suite 445, Atlanta, GA 30328 o 770.512.4027 | [email protected] | greystar.com Job Summary: Leads the execution of the Company’s strategy related to property management for the assigned portfolio and markets by directing the team, implementing policies, programs, and initiatives that achieve budgeted financial results, and developing and leading programs that promote customer satisfaction, operational excellence, and market growth. Job Responsibilities: 1. Formulates the annual goals and business plan in line with the Company’s strategic goals, and develops budget(s) for the assigned portfolio and markets by analyzing and evaluating financial statements, reconciling monthly statements against approved budget, and working with the senior management team and others to discuss financial resource needs and issues. 2. Oversees the operating performance of and compliance with the Company’s property management procedures and policies by inspecting properties, reviewing financial pricing models and marketing plan(s), conducting operational and financial audits, and developing corrective action plans as necessary to achieve stated goals and objectives. 3. Supervises the staffing and talent acquisition for the assigned markets and portfolios, and manages team members by interviewing, hiring, orienting, and training team members, and oversees their performance in accordance with Company policies, values, and business practices. 4. Researches and develops potentials for new business opportunities by identifying and meeting with potential clients, developing and making financial proposals, and following up through the close of transactions and take-overs. 5. Manages client and customer satisfaction by maintaining frequent communication, providing reports and information on the performance and progress of the portfolio, responding quickly and with urgency to questions, requests, and concerns, and seeking and acting on client feedback for improving overall service. 6. Stays abreast of market and economic conditions within the assigned portfolio and markets, communicates emerging trends, opportunities, and potential threats, and creates long-and short-term business plans that achieve the Company’s targeted growth and market presence objectives. 7. Leads or participates in process improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities for enhancing business performance, and leading specific project teams in developing and implementing new programs, policies, procedures, and practices. 8. Coordinates work activities and liaisons with vendors, consultants, and other contractors as needed by researching and communicating ongoing work status to provide direction to consultants, processing invoices, contracts, and other statements of work, and ensuring open communication between consultants and Company project team members. 9. Completes various human resources, financial, administrative, and other reports and analysis, and performs other duties as assigned or as necessary. Organizational Responsibilities: - Follows established policies and procedures by monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and operational processes related to area(s) of responsibility and reporting violations or infractions to appropriate individual(s). - Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with Company, property, and departmental policies, procedures, and standards by immediately reporting any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, employee/visitor/resident injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to appropriate individual(s). - Identifies areas for improvement, elicits and offers suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity, and implements programs, projects, and initiatives that drive operational excellence. - Keeps abreast of current changes in technology, processes, and standards within the industry and area(s) of responsibility by attending internal and external training classes, research and/or subscribing to the internet or other professional publications, or utilizing other appropriate method(s) to obtain business and professional information, and applies knowledge and practices to area(s) of responsibility. Working Conditions: - Incumbents work in an office environment, but also may have frequent exposure to outside elements where temperature, weather, odors, and/or landscape may be unpleasant and/or hazardous. Physical Demands: - Incumbents must be able to physically access all exterior and interior parts of the property and amenities. - Incumbents must be able to view computer screens, mobile devices, and other electronic equipment for extended periods of time where visual strain may result. - Incumbents must be able to push, pull, lift, carry, or maneuver weights of up to ten (10) pounds independently and twenty-five (25) pounds with assistance. - Routine and regular travel may be required to attend or conduct business meeting, training programs, industry conferences, client meetings, or other situations necessary for the accomplishment of some or all of the daily responsibilities of this position. Know ledge, Skills, Abilities: - Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to comprehend and complete legal, financial, and human resources documents, and to create and make presentations to senior managers, clients, team members, and other business contacts. - Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and database management programs in order to complete required reports and employment documents. - Proficiency in property management software applications used by the Company (e.g. Yardi, One Site), in order to retrieve reports, complete data analysis, and manage portfolio performance on key metrics. - Demonstrated mathematical skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, decimals, and fractions, and calculate percents in order to complete financial records, budgets, and other fiscal reporting information. - Demonstrated management and supervisory skills sufficient to lead, direct, evaluate, and mentor subordinate and peer employee staff. - Knowledge of and experience in third-party, multi-family property management, including site-level experience, in order to effectively lead, direct, and supervise property operations, maintenance, resident satisfaction, marketing and sales, and overall portfolio performance. - Employment history that demonstrates the application and usage of a sales, marketing, and customer service background sufficient to resolve customer complaints and issues, complete financial records, documents, and reports, increase sales revenues, and coordinate effective advertising campaigns. - College degree in business, real estate, property management, marketing, or related field, and/or equivalent experience preferred. Real Estate Associate, Greystar 11/8/14 Job opp from recent UF MSRE grad., Mr. John Harkey: Firm: Greystar Location: Atlanta, GA Position: Director, Real Estate or Real Estate Associate Description: see below and attached Contact: Mr. John Harkey, Director, Real Estate Greystar | 10 Glenlake Parkway | Suite 445, Atlanta, GA 30328 o 770.512.4027 | [email protected] | greystar.com Job Summary: Supports the execution of strategies and programs that drive the financial and operational performance of the Company’s Real Estate Services groups by gathering and analyzing market, client, and portfolio data, identifying opportunities for improving financial and/or operational performance, managing programs that promote revenue or client satisfaction enhancement, and performing other analytical, program management, or tasks that support the daily operation of the business. Job Responsibilities: 1. Gathers and analyzes financial, market, and other data to evaluate the overall performance of the assigned portfolio versus established budgets, targets, and client expectations by preparing summaries, reports, recommendations, and other interpretive reports to support business decisions. 2. Leads and/or participates in project teams to implement process improvements and programs targeted to increase revenue, reduce costs, promote efficiencies, and improve the overall performance of the assigned portfolio. 3. Provides support and assistance to property managers, key business leaders, and others by fielding questions and requests, gathering data and reports, and assisting in resolving issues related to operating policies, procedures, and Company business practices. 4. Participates and supports new business development and acquisitions efforts by providing information and data for RFPs and new business pitches, attending meetings and presentations to existing and potential clients, and creating compelling presentations and other materials used for promoting new business. 5. Supports the development and implementation of new applications, programs, and other innovative business practices that drive increased revenue, client/customer satisfaction, efficiencies, and overall process improvements, and provides operational support to ensure the continued success of these efforts. 6. Completes various financial, accounting, administrative, and other reports and analysis, and performs other duties as assigned or as necessary. Organizational Responsibilities: - Follows established policies and procedures by monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and operational processes related to area(s) of responsibility and reporting violations or infractions to appropriate individual(s). - Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with Company, property, and departmental policies, procedures, and standards by immediately reporting any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, employee/visitor/resident injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to appropriate individual(s). - Identifies areas for improvement and offers suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity. - Keeps abreast of current changes in technology, processes, and standards within the industry and area(s) of responsibility by attending internal and external training classes, research and/or subscribing to the internet or other professional publications, or utilizing other appropriate method(s) to obtain business and professional information, and applies knowledge and practices to area(s) of responsibility. Working Conditions: - Incumbents work in an office environment. Physical Demands: - Incumbents must be able to view computer screens and other electronic equipment, paper reports, and journals for extended periods of time where visual strain may result. - Incumbents must be able to push, pull, lift, carry, or maneuver weights of up to ten (10) pounds independently and twenty-five (25) pounds with assistance. - Routine travel may be required to attend training classes or other situations necessary for the accomplishment of some or all of the daily responsibilities of this position. Know ledge, Skills, Abilities: - Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to prepare and explain financial data to executive and senior managers, team members, and internal and external clients, business contacts, and customers. - Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, Yardi, spreadsheet, and PowerPoint presentation programs in order to create and complete required reports. - Demonstrated mathematical skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, decimals, and fractions, and calculate percents in order to complete financial records, budgets, and other fiscal reporting information. - General understanding of the real estate industry, in particular multi-family housing and third-party management, in order to relate financial and operating analyses to practical business solutions and process improvements. - Demonstrated proficiency in program and project management, particularly with respect to planning and implementing process improvements. Commercial Loan Analyst, New York Life Real Estate Investors 11/7/14 Job opp.: Firm: New York Life Real Estate Investors Position: Commercial Mortgage Loan Analyst Location: Atlanta, GA Description: see below Contact: to apply, see https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=3001&company=NYLPRD&username= New York Life Real Estate Investors, a real estate investment management enterprise with over $37 billion under management, is currently looking for an experienced Commercial Mortgage Loan Analyst to become one of a 7 member staff responsible for soliciting, evaluating and closing commercial mortgage loans in the southeastern United States. (Secured predominately by office buildings, shopping centers, industrial properties and multi-family projects). Responsibilities Analysis of mortgage loan opportunities originated through developers, mortgage brokers and investors. The individual must be organized and self-directed, able to assist in the evaluation of mortgage lending opportunities and preparation of investment proposals, be especially strong in lease review/valuation and operating statement analysis, able to perform discounted cash flow analysis, and able to interact independently with borrowers, property managers, appraisers, and other real estate professionals. A working knowledge of commercial mortgage loan documentation would be a plus. To qualify for this position: You must have a BA with at least 3 years closely related experience in commercial mortgage loan investments and underwriting, preferably with a major institution, mortgage banker, appraisal firm, or commercial bank. Computer proficiency is necessary, including experience with Argus, as well as Excel and Word. EOE M/F/D/V Real Estate Analyst, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage 11/5/14 Job opp: Firm: Berkadia Commerical Mortgage Position: Real Estate Analyst Location: Tampa, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: TJ Ownby, Managing Director/SVP [email protected] 201 N Franklin Street Suite 1325 Tampa FL, 33602 813-221-7750 Duties & Responsibilities: • Compile market research data and maintain database of information. • Interact with the borrower throughout the underwriting process • Assist branch originators in their marketing of company products and services. • Interact with the Borrower throughout the underwriting process • Review and analyze current and historical income and expenses of a property and determine the terms and conditions of the loan • Perform financial cash flow, cost report analysis • Prepare loan submission packages for lender review. Order and review 3rd party reports, including Appraisals, Environmental inspections (if necessary), Property Condition Inspections and seismic reports (if necessary) for loans under application. • Complete property inspections and reporting • Correspond directly with mortgage bankers, borrowers and clients • Assist Closer (if necessary) in the closings of loans • Draft copies of the Appraisal, Engineering and Phase I reports are reviewed and • changes are negotiated (if necessary) Computer Skills: • Must have excellent computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, • Access and Outlook. Argus proficiency a plus. Other: • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical and quantitative skills along with good mathematical and problem solving skills required. • Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet aggressive schedules. • Must have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Real Estate Development Analyst, Circle K Stores, Inc. 10/30/14 Job opp sent to us by Ms. Colleen Perry, wife of recent UF MSRE graduate, Mr. Mike Perry: Firm: Circle K Stores, Inc. Position: Real Estate Development Analyst Location: Tampa, Florida Description: see below and attached Contact: If interested, please send resume to Luc Langevin: [email protected]: and copy Keira Rozier: [email protected] POSITION SUMMARY Coordinates with Real Estate Vice President and Director in managing real estate activities necessary to provide for the timely functions of lease administration, property management, acquisitions/divestitures, Site Location Approval Packages (SLAP’s) and special projects. The position will also assist the Director of Real Estate with various projects and assignments. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • • • • • • • • • • • • Responsible for building and maintaining sales prediction model for new sites based on statistics of current operating locations. Monitor and analyze conditions in specified commercial real estate markets, utilizing Business Units internal data and external real estate, economic, and financial data and research. Prepares investment approval packages for new sites/projects. Prepare property valuation and cash flow models in Excel for use in acquisitions, dispositions and financing. Prepares reports by collecting, formatting, analyzing and summarizing information. Assist in preparation and implementation of regional market plan, segmentation plans, forecasting requirements and evaluating trend options. Complies and interprets historical data and operation projections. Prepares financial analysis and runs economic models. Maintains market plan database by compiling capital project approvals. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related goals as needed. Performs other duties as necessary. Contributes to team effort by completing other duties as assigned by management that supports the continued success of the region. QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Finance or Business preferred. • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in economic forecasting and trend analysis preferred. • Must possess strong analytical and financial modeling skills. • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word. • Must be able to professionally communicate both verbally and in writing. • Requires travel with occasional overnight stays. Project Development Manager, Boos Development 10/20/14 Job opp. from recent UF MSRE graduate, Mr. Matt Clement: Firm: Boos Development Position: Project Development Manager Location: Clearwater, FL Description: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/25061797?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A404 436671413809807041%2CVSRPtargetId%3A25061797%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary Contact: Mr. Matt Clement 727-515-2255 or [email protected] Responsibilities: Pre-Real Estate Committee Activities: DPM shall coordinate BDG’s development team with initial site layouts and feasibility reports. The DPM shall assist in compiling the REC package including budget, timeline, and site plan preparation. Due Diligence: DPM shall manage all aspects of the due diligence process including, but not limited to: feasibility studies, geotechnical evaluations, environmental audits, and survey. Entitlement and Permitting: The DPM shall work with BDG’s consultants and with municipal and neighborhood leaders in guiding each project through its development process. Project Design and Engineering: The DPM shall coordinate BDG’s design consultants in designing a project within the parameters of a REC approved site plan and budget as well as the tenant’s criteria and the local codes. Project Bidding: The DPM shall coordinate the bidding process with approved general contractors. Project Construction: The DPM shall monitor and report weekly on all BDG’s construction activities. Monitoring shall key on the general contractor’s adherence to the approved drawings, the project’s schedule, and the project’s budget. Qualifications: • • • • • • • • BS degree in accredited 4 year college or university with an emphasis in education relevant to the position. 2-7 years of experience in development, construction or civil engineering. Computer proficiency and related software knowledge (Microsoft including MS Project) Strong customer service skills. Strong work ethic; self-motivated. Ability to read and interpret construction documents. Strong communication and organizational skills Knowledge of construction standards, work methods, materials and operating practices. Investment Analyst, Ram Realty Services. 10/20/14 Job opp: Firm: Ram Realty Services Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL Position: Investment Analyst Description: see below and attached Contact: Belle Forino [email protected] – Talent Acquisition and Marketing Manager Investment A nalyst Ram Realty Services, LLC, is an affiliated group of companies and partnerships that acquire, dev elop, manage and finance retail and multifamily properties in the Southeast. Target mark ets include South Florida, Tampa, Orlando, Raleigh, Charlotte, Nashv ille and Atlanta. The company and its predecessor entities hav e been activ ely inv esting in real estate since 1978. Our strategy includes acquisition and redev elopment of existing assets, adaptiv e re-use, and ground-up dev elopment. At Ram, our tagline is “People Mak ing Places,” reflecting our long-term v ision about the communities we inv est and liv e in. Investment A nalyst Opportunity: Responsible for research and financial analy sis of potential commercial and multifamily inv estment opportunities on behalf of the organization. Responsible for the financial underwriting of prospectiv e opportunities and for assisting in the due diligence and closing processes. Investment A nalyst duties and responsibilities: Dev elop familiarity with target mark ets. Research ownership information of potential acquisition opportunities. Assist in determining pricing parameters of a giv en property . Obtain and rev iew all relev ant information from property owner and their representativ es, including existing reports, surv ey s, studies, title work , env ironmental documents, etc. · A ssist Acquisitions team in determining a project’s preliminary feasibility v ia cash flow projections and assumptions, comparable rental and sales analy ses, and detailed financial modeling. · Assist in the creation of letters of intent to purchase properties. · Assist in maintaining and updating Company ’s mark et research database. · · · · Investment A nalyst qualifications: · Bachelor’s Degree · Experience within Ram’s target mark ets preferred. · Relev ant real estate experience (commercial and multifamily ) in acquisitions, asset/portfolio management, v aluation and/or real estate finance. · A bility to read, analy ze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, operating statements and gov ernment regulations. · A bility to effectiv ely present information in public and professional forums. · Ability to write reports and business correspondence. · Ability to perform calculations necessary to produce or interpret budgets, discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, rents per square foot, and other basic algebraic functions. · Ability to create adv anced formulas for spreadsheet applications. · High degree of proficiency with Excel, Word, and A rgus is required. · Very strong work ethic and continued willingness to learn and adapt. · Willingness to “go the extra mile” when deadlines need to be met. · Consummate Team Play er attitude. · Highly organized and ability to multi-task . · Strong attention to detail. · Valid state driv er’s license required. Investment Analyst Intern, AW Property Co. 10/17/14 Job opp. from MSRE graduate, Mr. Frank Tetel: Firm: AW Property Co. (AW) Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL Position: Investment Analyst Description: see below and attached Contact: Mali Liberty, COO [email protected] South Florida based commercial real estate company looking for an investment analyst. Three month trial position, may turn into a full time position depending upon performance. Company Profile: AW Property Co. (AW) is a real estate investment and operating company that focuses on professional office and medical properties in major markets throughout the State of Florida. Founded in 2002, we currently have a staff of 45 professionals and operate 86 buildings comprising 2.7 million square feet of commercial space in our target markets. Our professionals have a wide array of industry experience, with expertise in all facets of real estate acquisitions, redevelopment, finance, operations and asset management. Our headquarters are located in Palm Beach Gardens, with regional offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Melbourne and Fort Myers. Job Description: AW is embarking upon an aggressive acquisition strategy. AW requires assistance with due diligence for potential investments, underwriting and investment analysis. Also, production of investment memoranda for institutional investors. Requirements: Graduate level intern or above Strong analytical and grammar skills, attention to detail Advanced ARGUS, MS Word, Power Point and Excel skills Graphics skills preferred Timing: Commence asap Pay: Negotiable Property Manager, Sleiman Enterprises 10/16/14 Job opp.: Firm: Sleiman Enterprises, Property Magement Position: Property Location: Jacksonville, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: Paul W. Thomas, CSM Director of Property Management Sleiman Enterprises, 1 Sleiman Parkway, Suite 230 Jacksonville, FL 32216 O- 904-731-8806 Ext 1219 Responsible for numerous property operations, fiscal management, and lease administration functions for a selected group of assets in the Company’s property portfolio with a significant focus on maximizing the quality and profitability of the Company’s property locations while providing top-notch service to the Company’s tenants and all stakeholders that play a part in the successful operation of the properties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for property operations at all specified properties which includes: -Performing regular property inspections and completing corresponding inspection paperwork -Identifying and bringing immediate resolution to public safety concerns and hazards on properties -Identifying and bringing timely resolution to routine maintenance issues and non-capital property upgrades -Performing annual financial planning property inspections -Identifying and initiating discussion on capital improvements that are needed or will be needed -Building working relationships with all tenants and stakeholders that play a part in the operation of centers -Monthly on-site verification of rent roll accuracy -Bidding, negotiating, and supervising all maintenance related vendor contract work on properties -Performing bid requests and obtaining quotes for all maintenance and non-capital property upgrade projects -Writing vendor scope of work information into contracts and conducting quality control inspections of work -Creating and maintaining vendor relationships and sourcing for new vendors when necessary -Developing preventive maintenance plans and schedules for each property -Conduct OEA reviews and address non-compliance issues with appropriate parties through appropriate means Oversees the fiscal management of a specified portfolio of properties which includes: -Developing and maintaining operating and capital budgets for each operating property -Performing expense forecasts to supplement and revise budgets as necessary -Monitoring operations expenditures versus budget expectations and revised forecasts on a monthly basis -Producing monthly reports to show variances in budget/forecast versus actual expenditures -Reporting to the Expense Review Committee on all variances in budget/forecast versus actual expenditures -Ensuring CAM revenue is effectively used to promote the overall asset health while protecting profitability -Performing GL coding and expense approval within budgeted guidelines for all operations related invoices -Responsibility to create and gather approval for purchase orders as defined by Company guidelines Manages several aspects of lease administration at all specified properties which includes: -Ensuring tenant compliance with lease requirements and coordinating non-monetary defaults when necessary -Conducting new tenant turnovers and move-in inspections -Analyzing and interpreting impending lease renewal, lease assignment, and temporary licensing opportunities -Executing approved lease renewal, lease assignment, and temporary licensing opportunities -Managing tenant storefront and center pylon sign installations, issues, and maintenance -Providing premium support to the Leasing and Lease Administration Departments on an as needed basis -Producing tenant sales reports upon request -Visiting delinquent tenants and requesting payment of past due rent, etc. -Performing move-out inspections and move-out/eviction inventories -Handle all delinquent tenant collections and evictions, if necessary. OTHER DUTIES, SUPERVISORY DUTIES, AND TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for working on miscellaneous and ad hoc projects, even if requests are not related to the Property Manager’s assigned portfolio of properties, as designated by the Director of Property Management and on an as needed basis. Responsible to function as a willing and able team player, within the structure of the Property Management organization as well as within the entire company as a whole, projecting a positive working relationship with all involved parties, and recognizing the role that Property Management plays as an internal service provider for other Sleiman departments including Leasing, Accounting and Finance, Government and Development, and Legal. QUALIFICATIONS Must possess a minimum of three years of related experience in a commercial property operations environment that includes: Responsibility for managing a portfolio of properties totaling over seven hundred thousand square feet and experience utilizing related property management and accounting software. Excellent quantitative, analytical, sales, and negotiating skills are required along with strong problem solving and time-management skills and the ability to pay close attention to detail. Must be a proven professional: Trustworthy and able to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately Must be self motivated with the ability to multi-task and thrive in a dynamic team environment. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of company management, tenants, governmental entities, and legal counsel through both written and verbal interaction. Some travel is necessary to successfully perform the essential duties outlined. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or accounting from a 4 year college or university Appraisal Trainee (Right of Way Specialist), FDoT 10/7/14 Job opp.: Firm: Florida Department of Transportation Position: Appraisal Trainee (Right of Way Specialist) Location: Deland, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: Mr. Jeff Marlowe at (386) 943-5080 or [email protected] Mr. Mike McPhail at (386) 943-5071 or [email protected] Complete Job Description and Application Link: https://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view753405&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any Description: The Florida Department of Transportation is seeking candidates to fill at least one Appraisal Trainee position for their DeLand, FL (District 5) office. The successful applicant would participate in the Department’s Right of Way Training Program and be a productive member of the District’s Valuation Services Staff. The Federally accredited Training Program covers all aspects of real estate valuation and acquisition for eminent domain purposes. The program is five years in duration and the training includes formal classroom hours with professional providers as well as experienced in-house personnel and computer based training programs. In addition to successfully participating in the Training Program, the employee will be expected to perform real estate valuation assignments including but not limited to: budgetary cost estimates, real estate appraisals and real estate appraisal reviews. Preferred Skills: Knowledge of real estate appraisal and finance principles and practices Knowledge of Florida State and local real estate laws and regulations Skilled in effective written and oral communications Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel applications Ability to maintain excellent interpersonal relationships Ability to analyze, interpret and implement appropriate statutory and procedural requirements Ability to effectively plan, organize and work independently Ability to make decisions and meet deadlines Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Business or a related field preferred Compensation: This is a full-time career service position covered by all applicable state government benefits. The projected starting salary is approximately $35,000 per year with regular, semi-annual increases for the first two years followed by annual increases for the subsequent three years (all increases are dependent upon successful completion of the program segments). Investment Banking Analyst Program, Wells Fargo 10/6/14 Job opp.: Firm: Wells Fargo Securities Position/Location: Investment Banking Analyst Program (Real Estate Syndicated Finance – Charlotte) Description: see below and attached Contact: Ms. Kimberly Dykstra, PHR Project Manager Wells Fargo Securities | Undergraduate Campus Recruiting 301 South College Street, 19 Floor | Charlotte, NC Tel: (704) 715-5642| Cell: (980) 348-7926 | Fax: (866) 888-9272 MAC D1053-195 Visit us at: www.wellsfargo.com/securitiescareers In v estment Ba nking A nalyst Pr ogram (Rea l Estate Sy ndicated Fi nance – Ch a rlotte) W hether you’re at the beginning of your career or looking to make your next move, you w ant to work for a company that v al ues your individual talents, sk i l l s and ex per i enc e. W el l s Far go w as named A mong the W or l d’s 50 Most A dmi r ed Compani es and t he top-ranked financial servic es c ompany by Fortune Magazine in 201 3. Learn about the many exc i ti ng c ar eer paths and oppor tuni ti es w e of f er . W el ls Fargo Sec urities (W FS) c onsists of nearly 4,500 team memb ers, including more than 1,000 dedicated support team memb er s, i n 40+ offices across the United States, Europe, and A sia, f oc used on mi ddle-mar k et and l ar ge c or por ati ons and gl ob al institutional investors. W ells Fargo Sec urities brings together the c ompany 's mar k et -l eadi ng b usi nesses i n deb t and equity underwriting, mergers and ac quisitions, l oan syndications, deb t and equity sales and trading, tax-exempt pr oduc ts, r esearch and economics, and hedging products relating to equi ty , c ommodi ti es and i nter est r ate r i sk s. Our c ustomer -driven model is foc used on delivering c apital mar kets soluti ons to l ong standi ng c ustomer r el ati onshi ps i n mi ddl e mar ket, large c orporate, i nsti tuti onal , c ommer c i al r eal estate, muni c i pal and i nter nal W el l s Far go c l i ent segments. A n alyst Pr ogram The A nalyst Program i s non-rotational and provides the opportunity to gain experience working for one of the most w el l r egar ded f i nanc i al i nsti tuti ons i n the w or l d. Pro g ra m Ov e rv ie w Or gani zed b y industry sector, the Investment Banking & Capital Markets team is dedi cated to understanding the uni que c ompeti ti v e and oper ati ng env i r onments of our c l i ents. The gr oup c omb i nes str ong r el ati onshi ps and i ndustr y k now ledge with superior c apital markets and adv isory c apabilities that includes deb t and equity underw r i ti ng, mer ger s and ac qui sitions, and loan syndications. Our team maintains ac tive relationships with a b road universe of middl e market, l ar ge c or por ate and i nsti tuti onal c l i ents, and i s hi ghl y ex per i enc ed i n del i v er i ng ex c epti onal ex ec ut i on. Tra ining A nal ysts start with a c omprehensive six to eight w eek training program in Charlotte before b egi nni ng w or k w i th thei r b usi ness unit. The training comb ines all the analysts from various lines of business and i ncludes c lassroom i nstruction in f i nancial accounting, c ash flow, c r edi t anal y si s, f i nanc i al model i ng, and v al uati on. W el l s Far go pr of essi onal s and c onsul tants with special expertise in their fields equip analysts with the sk ills, k nowledge and tools to make an immediate c ontr ibution to their team. A nalysts will also rec eive on-the-job c oac hi ng, mentor i ng, and f eedb ac k thr oughout thei r tenur e. Op p o rtunities The A nal y st oppor tuni ty i s av ai l ab l e i n Char l otte. Real Estate Sy ndicated F inance – Or iginates, struc tures, underwrites, and executes loan syndic ation transactions for REITs, r eal estate f unds and private developers. Pr ovides financing solutions tailored to support acquisi ti on f i nanc i ng, gr ow th f i nanc i ng, r ec api tal i zati ons and/or r ef i nanc i ng tr ansac ti ons. Re s p o nsib ilities The A nalyst is the primary analytical suppor t i n the Real Estate Sy ndi c ated Fi nanc e gr oup f or the or i gi nati on and ex ec uti on of sy ndi c ated r eal estate l oan tr ansac ti ons. Responsi b i l i ti es may i nc l ude: • Pr eparing marketing doc uments, including: pitc h material s, c onf i denti al of f er i ng memor anda and management pr esentati ons • Conduc ti ng extensive financial and i ndustry market research to evaluate the risk/return parameters of a transacti on • Pr epar i ng di str i b uti on r i sk pr ob ab i l i ty anal y si s and r ec ommendati ons • Mai ntai ni ng datab ases • A ssi sti ng seni or b ank er s w i th answ er i ng i nv estor b ank questi ons • Posti ng deal i nf or mati on to the Intr al i nk s w eb si tes • Par ticipating in client meetings, due diligence visits and other client interactions during which the A nalyst wil l gai n ex posur e to k ey ex ec uti v es and seni or b ank er s Qua lifications A nal ysts must demonstrate a comb ination of academic aptitude, quantitative skills, personal motiv ati on, di sti ngui shed w r itten and verbal communication and presentation skills, excellenc e in working effectively as an indivi dual and as par t of a team, and an ab ility to manage multiple projec ts and deadlines simultaneously. It i s str ongl y pr ef er r ed that y our b ac k gr ound i nc l ude: • A b ac hel or ’s degr ee w i th ac ademi c di sti nc ti on • Cour sew or k i n f i nanc i al ac c ounti ng and c or por ate f i nanc e • Dedi c ati on to b ui l di ng a c ar eer i n the f i nanc i al ser v i c es i ndustr y • Sound anal y ti c al , w r i tten and v er b al c ommuni c ati on sk i l l s • Pr ov en ab i l i ty to tak e on si gni f i c ant r esponsi b i l i ty • W i llingness to work long hours i n a demandi ng, hi ghl y f oc used, and c ol l ab or ati v e team env i r onment. Must b e c omf or tab l e f unc ti oni ng b oth i ndependentl y and as par t of a team • Ener geti c sel f -star ter w ho i s f l ex i b l e, or gani zed, c onsc i enti ous, pr oac ti v e, and detai l -or i ented • A n i ndi v i dual w ho demonstr ates a sense of per sonal ac c ountab i l i ty and ur genc y f or ac hi ev i ng r esul ts • Pr ev i ous r eal estate ex per i enc e i s a pl us • A gr aduati on date of Dec emb er 201 4-May 201 5 Wells F argo will not sponsor v isas for these positions, and will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on their F -1 or other student visa status. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. RE Analyst, Duff & Phelps, 10/3/14 Job opp.: Firm: Duff & Phelps Location: Atlanta, GA Position: Campus Analyst Description: see below and attached Contact: In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via www.duffandphelps.jobs , but you may contact Ms. Patty Nelson with questions Patty Mosley Nelson Senior Manager, Univ ersity Talent Acquisition +1 678 916 2543 We are looking for Analysts to join our team in Summer, 2015. Responsibilities: Analysts in the Real Estate service line provide clients with research and valuation analysis to determine the value of their real estate assets. • • • • • • Performing in-depth industry, market and competitor research Performing local, national and international real estate market analysis on a wide range of public and private entities and REITs using all accepted and relevant approaches and theory Using Argus and Excel, design financial models for discounted cash flow (Comparable Property Sales Models and Construction Cost Models), sales approach and cost approach valuation methods Independently gathering data pertinent to the engagement through direct client interaction, including personal & telephone Interviews with Brokers and Property Managers Reviewing industry surveys and benchmarks, economic and demographic trends Assisting with preparing and presenting the results of our analysis in a clear and concise manner Requirements: • • • • • • • • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Management (with a concentration in Finance, Accounting or Real Estate), Business Administration (with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or Real Estate), Real Estate, MS in Finance or MS in Real Estate from an accredited college or university Expected graduation date between December 2014 and August 2015 Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 OR if school does not use GPA, must be in top 20% of class Strong analytical, comprehension and problem solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to master new tasks and industries quickly Demonstrated leadership experience and strong personal integrity Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment Commitment to obtaining outstanding results Student Intern, SenseiHub, 9/29/14 Internship opp. you can do from campus while in school: Firm: Wharton Equity Partners Position: Student Internship Description: see below Contact: Resume to [email protected] Pr oject: Model a large multifamily deal that is in process t ogether with their Miami office. Could lead t o a full time position Ski lls: Real estate experience, deep excel skills in real estate modeling and ideally experience with m ultifamily projects Loca tion: North America (student works from campus during any regular school week) Du r ation: ~1 month, 20 hours/week starting asap Com pensation: $400-$800/week based on experience A pplication: Resume to [email protected] Wor k Authorization: Should be a ble t o legally work in the US for the duration of the project Commercial Development Manager, Tavistock, 10/2/14 Job opp from long-time UF RE Advisory Board member, Mr. Skipper Peek: Firm: Tavistock Development Company Position: Commercial Development Manager Location: Orlando, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: Mr. Scott I. “Skipper” Peek, Vice President General Summary: A transaction oriented commercial development manager who will work with and report to the VP of Commercial Sales and Development and work in tandem with the finance team to identify and execute upon commercial and mixed-use development projects, with a primary emphasis on initial feasibility, pre-construction underwriting, structuring, planning, design, entitlement and anchor tenant procurement. Essential Job Functions: • Must be able to synthesize complex transaction matters, with owner and tenant requirements in the planning, design and execution of high quality real estate development projects. • Work closely with executive management in the evaluation of new opportunities including financials analysis and the creation of project business plans and project approval memoranda consistent with the company’s overall business strategy and objectives • Collaborate with internal team to assemble and manage the project team • Work in tandem with the VP of Commercial Sales and Development and legal counsel to negotiate terms and assists in the preparation of letters of intent, lease and purchase sale agreements, reciprocal easement agreements and declarations; but must be able to independently negotiate such matters as required • Must be able to effectively manage all feasibility and pre-development activities • Interface as appropriate with legal, tax, finance and other support functions • Work in tandem with project consultants to create project schedules and budgets and organize and oversee all pre-development matters • Monitor construction to ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget • Understand and enforce contractual responsibilities, contract documents and play a material role in dispute resolution • Working in tandem with the in-house construction team, oversee the issuance of contracts, purchase orders, and change orders and approval of contractor draw requests • Report on performance, budget variances, and significant changes in market and property conditions and othe r regular communication with executive management to ensure they are briefed on issues and/or decisions affecting development projects • All other duties as assigned K nowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Ability to clearly understand diverse tenant and market needs and to create plans and projects responsive to such needs • • • • • • • Strong valuation, due diligence and financial analysis skills Demonstrated knowledge of multiple leasing structures Exemplary interpersonal and salesmanship skills, a very strong work ethic and a can-do attitude Thorough understanding of commercial lease terms and forms Results oriented with exceptional time-management and organizational skills Exceptional negotiation and communication skills Ability to plan, direct, coordinate, budget all activities related to the construction of commercial development projects; participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling and implementation. Education and Experience: • Bachelor degree in business, real estate, law, construction management, engineering, architecture or other related discipline or equivalent experience. MBA or Master’s Degree in Real Estate preferred • Minimum of ten years of related real estate experience in commercial real estate sales, asset management, development, project management, construction management or other relevant field • PC proficiency to include (but not limited to) Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) • Familiarity with Microsoft Project or other Project Planning/Tracking software preferred. • Experience in conceptual land planning, zoning, environmental analysis, law, construction and general real estate activities • Advanced understanding of commercial real estate, development, business law, contracts, leases, real estate finance and accounting principles • Thorough knowledge of basic negotiation strategy and techniques with strong negotiating and relationship building experience • Strong communication and analytical skills Essential Physical Requirements: Must be in good physical condition to perform above job duties as outlined above. Job duties require extended periods of sitting at a computer • Must have a well groomed appearance and project a professional image at all times • Must be able to navigate rough and uneven terrain during on-site inspections. • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds. Must be able to communicate in English effectively verbally and in writing • Investment Analyst, Stiles, 9/26/14 Job opp from UF MSRE graduates, Mr. Bryson Ridgway and Mr. Kyle Jones: Firm: Stiles Position: Investment Analyst Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: Mr. Kyle Jones [email protected] SUMMARY: The role of investment analyst is to support Stiles Property Fund in underwriting investment opportunities, conducting quarterly valuations, providing lease analysis, and evaluating the financing/capitalization of both current and prospective real estate properties. This associate will be a member of the Stiles Property Fund and Financial Services team, and the analyst will work closely with Stiles Property Fund’s Portfolio Manager and Director of Acquisitions, the company’s executives, and company’s other service groups. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Principle Duty: • Assist in the evaluation of prospective investment opportunities and provide analysis to support key decisions concerning the portfolio as a whole and the individual portfolio properties. • Evaluate a wide range of investment scenarios using complex modeling, including recapitalization, refinancing, acquisition, disposition, profit distribution, profit waterfalls, etc. • Assist in evaluating project feasibility, including proforma creation and ARGUS analysis. • Create and update proformas, excel based programs, and ARGUS models to analyze investment decisions. • Produce and assemble packages and supporting data for partnership presentations, including quarterly and annual reports. • Maintain on-going current market knowledge. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, or Economics. • Master’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, or Economics is preferred but not required. • Minimum of 1-2 years of analytical experience including ARGUS modeling. COMPUTER SKILLS: • Excellent computer skills (MS Office), especially MS Excel. • Strong ARGUS background and knowledge mandatory OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: • Collaborative and a team player. • Willingness and desire to take on challenges. • Pride in work product, driven to succeed. FSR Analyst, PwC, 9/29/14 Job Opp: Brought to us by recent MSRE Blake Evans Firm: PwC Position: FSR Analyst Location: Tampa Description: see below and attached Contact: Blake Evans, FSR Associate, 727-366-3746, or Chris Evans – Recruiter Financial Instruments, Structured Products and Real Estate Group PwC's Financial Instruments, Structured Products and Real Estate Group (FSR) is a global team of over 400 financial products specialists operating in over a dozen cities across the U.S. and several key locations throughout the world. PwC's FSR team interacts and has built lasting relationships with those in the financial services and corporate industries. This, coupled with their ongoing conversations with the regulators, makes FSR uniquely placed to partner with clients to deliver sustainable solutions, whether that be in the regulated or non regulated space. Regulation, or a lack of, is the driving force of discussions throughout boardrooms across the world. FSR is working with their clients to understand how to manage the requirements of numerous regulations, as well as implementing effective plans to restructure businesses to meet these new needs on an ongoing basis. For non regulated entities, FSR is partnering with clients to help them take full advantage of the opportunities within the market. FSR is comprised of subject matter experts on virtually all asset classes, including: • Residential and Commercial Mortgages • Auto Loans and Leases • Credit Cards • Student Loans • Derivatives • Commercial Loans and Bonds • Debt and Equity Securities The team specializes in providing the following services all as they relate to financial instruments, structured products and real estate. • Model governance and validation • Accounting advisory • End-to-end transaction support and valuation • Business processes and controls • Tax and treasury Capital funding strategies Land Specialist, National Land Realty, 9/25/14 Job Opp: Brought to us by UF Alumni from 2004, Nathan Fabrick Firm: National Land Realty Position: Land Specialist Location: Jacksonville, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: Mr. Nathan Fabrick, VP Corporate Development P: (864) 593-4335 NLR is a land brokerage firm that specializes in large acreage properties – including timber, farmland, hunting property, and development tracts. What sets us apart is the technology. We have an in house GIS department that has been able to integrate complex data into mapping tools for our commercial/institutional clients. This has been a growing part of the business over the next year and we’re looking to bring on some new agents to support it. As an example, we are heading up the site selection work for a solar developer with plans to build 500+ distributed power facilities throughout the country over the next 18 months. We were able to use mapping technology to pre-qualify parcels based on size, proximity to transmission lines/sub stations, wetlands, environmental concerns, and a number of other factors. I’ve attached some other case studies that will give you the idea. We’re l ooking to bring on two Land Specialists for our Jacksonville office in Spring 2015 (or possibly s ooner). This could be a fit for either an undergrad with a business degree or one of your masters s tudents. Land Acquisition Internship, Meritage Homes, 9/25/14 Firm: Meritage Homes Position: Land Acquisition Internship Location: Orlando, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: Ms. Karen Millsap, Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist:[email protected] | 407-712-8655 Land Acquisition Internship - Develops, maintains and administers applicable mapping systems. - Utilize research tools such as Arc GIS, Landvision, and Metrostudy to assist in land and market evaluations. - Assist VP of Land Acquisitions in daily land research responsibilities - Create useful maps for Senior Management to use in land search prioritization - Research future utility, transportation, and employment expansion - Conduct property research using ESRI GIS products in targeted areas - Track current zoning, ow nership and availability for vacant or underutilized land parcels by sourcing and analyzing public and private data sources - Create data sets from independently sourced disparate information - Track, record, overlay, and report local subdivision and site plan applications to build pipeline - Maintain the division land database - Prepares due diligence maps and site sourcing maps ensuring formats and content for use by senior management - Responsible for gathering, compiling and analyzing information to complete the physical research of land under consideration for purchase to develop residential communities. - The intern w ould assist the team prepare various information into detailed accurate reports. Financial Analyst, Xenia Hotels and Resorts, 9/28/14 Job opp from Mrs. Lisa Ramey, UF MSF grad and wife of UF MSRE alumnus, Mr. Scott Ramey: Firm: Xenia Hotels and Resorts Position: Financial Analyst – Finance Department Location: Orlando, FL Description: see below and attached Contact: Andy Welch [email protected] Company: Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a Maryland corporation, with its offices located in Orlando, Florida. We own a diversified portfolio of 100 high quality lodging properties including premium full service, lifestyle, urban upscale and select service hotels, and a majority interest in two hotels under development. Our hotels are operated by industry leaders such as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, Kimpton, Aston, Fairmont and Loews, as well as leading independent management companies. Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation that has elected to be treated as a real estate investment trust. Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Financial Analyst – Finance is to provide support to the Director – Finance, Vice President – Finance and supplemental support to the Chief Financial Officer on all applicable projects. The goal of this position is to provide the finance team and Xenia management with the analysis and information necessary to make timely and informed decisions regarding capital structure, financings and investments to maximize shareholder value. Core Responsibilities: - Demonstrates highest standards of personal and professional integrity, adheres to company’s policies and procedures, and complies with applicable laws, government rules and regulations. - Secondary Responsibility for complex modeling and analysis pursuant to capital structure, financings, investments and acquisitions for Xenia - Assisting with company financial model, including analyzing historical and projected financial performance, impact of various acquisition / disposition opportunities, optimal financing structures and financial impact on Xenia - Responsible for forecasting short-term cash flow and impact on liquidity - Responsible for covenant calculations and compliance requirements for all indebtedness - Translate analysis into clear and concise presentations to assist with board communication and materials production on behalf of the CFO and related departments - Assist with preparing of company’s annual budget - Assist in supplemental projects including capital markets analysis, capital transactions, financings and other - Other duties as assigned Qualifications/Experience: Skills: - Advanced knowledge of various financial and acquisition modeling techniques within Excel - General understanding of real estate capital markets and trends, as well as the important metrics that define them - Excellent analytical skills, critical thinking ability and acute attention to detail - Detail orientation with highly effective written and verbal communications skills - Ability to thrive in a face-paced dynamic environment and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Possesses a track record of meeting deadlines and delivering on goals - Creative thinker with ability to be self-sufficient and a self-starter, work independently and set priorities - Willingness and ability to travel as needed Education: - Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business or accounting Experience: - Two years of prior professional financial analysis experience preferred - Experience in lodging or real estate industry preferred Development Assistant, Twin Rivers Capital, 9/25/14 Job opp forwarded to us by UF MSRE Alumnus and RE Advisory Board member, Mr. Beau Beery: Firm: Twin Rivers Capital Real Estate Development Position: Development Assistant Location: Charleston, SC Description: see below Contact: To apply, send resume to [email protected] Development Assistant General Summary: Development Assistant will provide support to the Development Team for multiple commercial developments throughout the Southeastern United States for an established, successful Commercial Real Estate Development Company. The position will assist in the compilation and presentation of site information, as well as tracking and regularly updating general information for projects throughout the development process. The position will allow the candidate to assist and experience all facets of developing commercial property from site selection through construction. The position requires exceptional organizational and problem solving skills as well as attention to detail. A successful candidate should have the ability to multitask, learn quickly and take direction well. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and ability to learn new software is a must. Prior experience mapping and demographics analysis is a plus. Principal Duties & Responsibilities: Real Estate Development Coordination (50%) 1. Site Information, Compilation and Distribution a. Compile site information worksheets and inform staff of findings as they relate to the development of the site b. Compile market information and activity as directed c. Update site information worksheets as necessary throughout the development process including procedures and contact information d. Prepare site information letters. Review Letters for comprehensive accuracy, noting items that affect the use of the property, budget constraints, or timing 2. Site Information Letters and Municipal Processes a. Request and obtain various Site Information letters and maps regarding utilities b. Obtain zoning information and rezoning, variance, and entitlement approval procedures and timelines c. Obtain Permit approval procedures, requirements, and timelines 3. Preparation of Marketing Presentations a. Compile information for Power Point Presentations b. Create Power Point Presentations and other Pre-development marketing materials c. Assemble market tour packages for development team and tenant real estate managers d. Assemble investor and construction loan packages 4. Vendor Management a. Create RFP’s for various projects b. Send RFP’s to vendors c. Request and receive proposals from vendors as directed by development manager d. Follow up with vendors to ensure timely responses and report findings e. Maintain Master vendor Database 5. Fiscal Responsibility a. Gather all fees as they relate to budgetary expenditures b. Request and receive final invoicing from all vendors for land closing packages c. Coordinate check requests Administrative Coordination (50%) 1. General Administrative Support a. Various Tasks in order to facilitate information delivery b. Coordinate and expedite documents and forms to necessary parties c. Correspondence d. Oversee files and updates of Filing System (electronic and paper copies) and create when not in place, to allow for an organized system e. Provide assistance to staff requiring additional administrative support (i.e. compose professional business correspondence, send faxes, copying and scanning, etc.) f. Maintain conference room equipment (Ipad, laptop, etc.) g. Support satellite offices as directed by Associate Development and Development Managers h. Keep detailed record of all marketing sign locations i. Maintain and input new contacts into Outlook database 2. Project Tracking a. Attend bi-weekly update meetings regarding status of sites under review and/or Letters of Intent, Contract Negotiations, proposed new sites, sites under contract and Developments in Progress b. Record meeting minutes and progression of projects in Microsoft Project c. Coordinate monthly distribution of project tracking report/rankings via electronic or hard copy format. Ensure accuracy in reporting and adherence to requirements as dictated by management. d. Update and maintain master list of all proposed property acquisitions 3. Calendar Management a. Setup meetings, send out meeting requests, coordinate schedules to optimize meeting dates b. Coordinate dates and meeting requests for special events including office functions and company sponsored events as requested. c. Coordinate travel arrangement and appointments as needed Minimum Requirements: Education: College degree required: BA, BS in closely related field Experience: Minimum of 2 years of professional experience. Real Estate Development experience is a plus. Compensation: competitive To apply send resume to: [email protected] We will not respond to any emails that are sent directly to our Company. Location: Charleston, South Carolina, Untied States Asset Manager, IP Capital Partners, 9/16/2014 Job opportunity, from a firm that hired a 2014 MSRE Graduate Firm: IP Capital Partners, LLC Position: Asset Manager Location: Boca Raton, FL Description: IP Capital Partners is seeking an Asset Manager to oversee the firm's real estate portfolio. IP Capital is a private real estate investment and asset management firm headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. IP Capital was formed to focus exclusively on co-investing with various institutional and high net worth joint venture partners in office, retail and industrial real estate in the major growth markets of Florida. IP Capital primarily invests through IPCP Florida Realty Value Fund I (the Fund), which was formed to capitalize on the increasing number of opportunities available in the Florida commercial real estate markets. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • Strategic investment management of a portfolio of real estate assets located throughout Florida. • Actively manage assets to increase long-term economic value. • Actively manage the relationship with joint-venture partners and operating associates to ensure asset performance and maximization of asset value. • Responsible for overall portfolio financial performance, cash management and investor reporting. • Oversee third-party service providers as a hands-on manner as it relates to leasing and property management issues. • Report on performance, budget variances and significant changes in market and property conditions. • Oversee the preparation of property business plans, operating and capital budgets; devise sell/hold strategies for each assigned asset. • Analyze and monitor capital improvement and renovation programs, as required, for property maintenance, competitive positioning or market re-positioning. • Devise, execute and close on investment refinancing and dispositions. • Communicate continually with the senior members of the firm to apprise appropriate individuals on issues/decisions impacting assets. • Deal with lending institutions, where appropriate. KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES • Minimum of 5 years of relevant and diverse real estate experience. • Substantial experience with equity investments as a principal, across all property types. • Tolerance to assume risk. • In-depth understanding of property operations and leasing. • Ability to operate as an owner. • Strong valuation, due diligence and real estate financial analysis skills. • Market analysis skills to support decisions concerning rental rates, capital improvement programs, leasing strategies and property repositioning. • Fluent in Argus and Excel. • Strong work ethic; capable of working and making decisions in an independent manner. • Well-organized; strong administrative skills. • Capable of successfully integrating within the company’s culture. • Maturity, intensity and perseverance. • Excellent and proven written and oral presentation skills. • Advanced degree preferred. Contact: Mr. Josh Klein Analyst IP Capital Partners, LLC 225 NE Mizner Boulevard, Suite 400 Boca Raton, FL 33432 Direct: (561) 300-3460 Mobile: (561) 715-9052 Fax: (561) 362-4722 [email protected] Financial Analyst, Wells Fargo, 9/3/2014 Job opportunity, from a firm who has hired several UF MSRE’s for these positions in the last several years: Firm: Wells Fargo Commercial Real Estate Position: Financial Analyst Program Location: Nationwide, but focusing on Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC Description: see attached and below Contact: In addition to applying via your career center, you must also apply via our company career website. The job posting will be live on our website the Tuesday following the career center application deadline for one day only (deadline for students to submit their application on the Gator CareerLink site is September 9, 2014). Please follow the instructions below to complete your application on that day. Please note, to be considered, you must apply to both the campus posting and via our company website. please visit www.wellsfargo.com/careers Financial Analyst, Tavistock Development Company, 9/3/2014 Job opps from recent UF MSRE graduate, Mr. Dan Byrnes: Firm: Tavistock Development Co. Location: Orlando, FL Positions/Descriptions/Contact: https://www.selectleaders.com/candidate/viewjobdetails.do?jid=35492&eid=7616&sortfield=date&jobs_s rch_res.offset=0&pageNumber=1&order=desc&type=doSearch&keywords=&jobsPerPage=100&location=o rlando&searchRadius=50 General Summary: As part of the Finance Department, this person will provide underwriting, development and asset management support to multiple departments within the company. Areas of focus will include a variety of commercial and residential real estate investments in multiple geographic areas. The role requires a high degree of analytical skill, initiative, and business judgment. Transaction Analyst , Continental Real Estate Companies, 8/13/2014 Position: Transaction Analyst Location: Coral Gables, FL Description: see attached Contact: Mr. Luis Bertot, HR Manager 2121 Ponce De Leon Blvd suite 1250 Coral Gables, FL 33134 ph: 305-779-9494 fax: 305-854-3387 [email protected] CREC is one of Florida’s largest full-service real estate companies, managing a portfolio of more than 100 commercial properties, totaling over 11.4 million square feet. As the state’s leading full-service real estate firm, CREC provides fully-integrated real estate services, including brokerage, leasing & management, construction supervision, tenant representation, receiverships, workouts, debt & equity financing and strategic advisory. CREC offers competitive salaries and generous benefit packages, including but not limited to; Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and 401(k) retirement savings plan. Position Summary: The Transaction Analyst will work on an investment sales team and assist with all facets of the valuation, marketing, underwriting and execution of the sales, financing and investment transactions. Job Functions: •Author and modify financial models in Excel and ARGUS •Prepare market analysis reports, including vacancy, absorption, and comparable rents and sales. •Transaction research and maintenance of investor databases. •Update and maintain property databases. •Assist with the underwriting and due diligence process for potential investments and dispositions •Formulate offering memorandums and proposals Required Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business, real estate, banking or finance preferred; Two years’ experience in real estate, investment banking, or financial industry required preferred. Candidate must have working knowledge of real estate and finance. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Argus and Excel required. Ideal candidate is detail oriented, decisive, creative, and a self-starter. Real Estate Analyst, Synapse Capital, 8/7/2014 Location: New York City, NY Position: Real Estate Analyst Description: see below and attached Contact: Mr. Albert R. Picallo Synapse Capital 14 W. 23rd Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10010 o 212-414-0040 x101 c 646.258.3333 [email protected] www.synapsecap.com Synapse Capital (http://synapsecap.com/), a New York based commercial real estate advisory and development firm is seeking a creative, self-starting, ambitious financial analyst with 1-2 years of real estate valuation and modeling experience to join our forward-thinking, entrepreneurial organization. The position will have exposure to the firm’s institutional advisory clients where they will analyze and underwrite balance sheet loans for some of the country’s premier lenders and also have exposure to the firm’s development pipeline where the Candidate will be required to model potential acquisition targets. The firm is currently in development on mixed-use projects in New York and San Francisco. The Candidate will work directly with the Director of Underwriting on advisory assignments and with Partners in the firm on development projects. This ground-level position offers a junior real estate professional the opportunity to learn in a collaborative team environment from team members that are skilled in a wide variety of specialties. The company fosters individual development through granting high levels of responsibility to selected candidates. The Candidate should recognize the value of working in a small and growing real estate company where he or she can make an impact in the real estate market by being part of a young, smart, aggressive team of well capitalized real estate entrepreneurs that are led by industry veterans who reevaluate and reinvent the way things are done in real estate. Responsibilities: Advisory - Loan Underwriting: • Model in-place and prospective asset cash flows and projected performance • Evaluate borrower provided projections • Analyze appraisals and other third party reports • Investigate local markets and submarkets to validate assumptions • Identify asset and financing risk factors • Complete asset level credit memos Development – Acquisitions Underwriting • Model projected project performance • Research market for comparable data and identify market pricing and trends • Assist with due diligence relating to new investments Qualifications: This position offers excellent growth opportunities in a positive, thoughtful and entrepreneurial environment. To qualify candidates should possess: • Degree in Finance or related field • 1-2 years of real estate experience in a financial institution, development company or similar environment with exposure to the fundamentals of credit and modeling • Expert Excel modeling and analytical capabilities (knowledge of Argus is also desired) • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving ability • Strong oral and written communication skills Unyielding desire to succeed in a team oriented and performance driven environment Project Manager and Junior Project Manager, Bazbaz Development, 8/7/2014 Position: Project Manager and Junior Project Manager Location: Miami, FL Description: see below Contact: Mr. For consideration, please provide a cover letter and resume to Mr. Alan B Bazbaz [email protected] Junior Project Manager Bazbaz Development www.bazbazdevelopment.com is seeking a full-time design and construction Junior Project Manager in our Miami office. Bazbaz is developing a 400,000 square foot, 242-unit, multifamily, hotel & retail project in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami. Construction on the project will start in December of 2014 and supporting the construction of this project will be the candidate’s primary responsibility. Secondary responsibilities will be to support acquisition activity and the general business activities of Bazbaz Development in Miami. The ideal candidate will have a background in the architecture, engineering, construction or real estate development industries with 2-4 years of related experience or education. The project manager will work directly with the Principal of our Miami Office. Qualified candidates may have experience in the construction industry as an architect, engineer, projectmanager or may have experience working for another developer. The candidate will provide support to oversee, direct and coordinate architects, engineers, design consultants, general contractors, construction managers, the bank requisition process for the project. For candidates at the lower end of the experience range, an advanced degree such as a Masters in Real Estate Development is a plus. Candidates should be able to demonstrate capabilities with standard business computer software as well as project management software and CAD skills are a plus. Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills are a must. Candidates must be energetic, proactive and entrepreneurial, able to think outside the box of design/construction and be able to understand and help create business opportunities as they arise. Candidates must have a sense of urgency and an appreciation for the bottom line. The ultimate goal of the project manager to ensure the project is completed on schedule and on budget, meeting or exceeding client standards and without disputes. Although candidates do not have to be from the Miami area, candidates not currently living in Miami, need to be willing to relocate. Conversational Spanish will be helpful, but not required. Compensation will be competitive in the marketplace and based on the experience of the individual. There is upside and future profit sharing potential with this position, to-bedetermined based on results and performance. Project Manager The ideal candidate will have a background in the architecture, engineering, construction or real estate development industries with 6-9 years of related experience or education. The project manager will work directly with the Principal of our Miami Office. Qualified candidates may have experience in the construction industry as an architect, engineer, project manager or may have experience working for another developer. The ability to oversee, direct and coordinate architects, engineers, design consultants, general contractors, construction managers, the bank requisition process is an essential skill set for the position. For candidates at the lower end of the experience range, an advanced degree such as a Masters in Real Estate Development is a plus. Candidates should be able to demonstrate capabilities with standard business computer software as well as project management software and CAD skills are a plus. Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills are a must. Candidates must be energetic, proactive and entrepreneurial, able to think outside the box of design/construction and be able to understand and help create business opportunities as they arise. Candidates must have a sense of urgency and an appreciation for the bottom line. The ultimate goal of the project manager to ensure the project is completed on schedule and on budget, meeting or exceeding client standards and without disputes. Although candidates do not have to be from the Miami area, candidates not currently living in Miami, need to be willing to relocate. Conversational Spanish will be helpful, but not required. Compensation will be competitive in the marketplace and based on the experience of the individual. There is upside and future profit sharing potential with this position, to-be-determined based on results and performance. Real Estate Manager, Sembler Company, 7/30/2014 Position: Real Estate Manager Location: Tampa Bay, FL Description: see below Contact: Ms. Michelle Bloom-Lugo [email protected] or Ms. Leigh Hall [email protected] Real Estate Manager Experience Required:2 years Travel Required:50% Job Description The Sembler Company is looking for a Real Estate Manager that will be responsible for site analysis and selection in our Build to Suite (BTS) Department for single tenant users and multi-tenant building opportunities. This position will be involved in the oversight and relationships between the project, tenant and contract negotiations. Some of the responsibilities of this position include; • Handling initial drafting of form contracts, amendments and tracking critical dates of contracts. • Identify land for new projects with BTS tenants. • Negotiate Land Purchase Contracts / Lease Agreements / Easements and Restrictive Covenants. • Oversight and responsibility for the completion of projects. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Business or Finance with at least 2 years experience in Real Estate Development or Commercial Real Estate Brokerage; or a Master’s in Real Estate. Strong negotiation and communication skills are a must! Real Estate Financial Analyst, Edens Investment Trust, 7/24/2014 Location: Miami, FL Position: Real Estate Financial Analyst Description: see below Contact: Mr. Matt Beavin, INVESTMENTS ASSOCIATE 515 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1010 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 www.EDENS.com P (954) 622-4203 | C (803) 409-9592 | F (954) 670-8991 Real Estate Financial Analyst: Edens Investment Trust’s Miami Regional Office is seeking a qualified financial analyst. The analyst will work closely with Investment, Development and Leasing disciplines to provide analytics, research and execution support for i.Investment initiatives, including acquisition and disposition underwriting and analysis, portfolio transactions, and shopping center development and redevelopment analysis ii.Investment Management functions, including regional and property strategic planning, portfolio level budgeting and forecasting, and redevelopment and leasing decision analysis Candidates must have a four-year degree in business, finance, accounting, engineering, mathematics or related field, and should be proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience with Argus DCF, Enterprise, or related software is preferred, but is not required. About Edens: Edens is an institutionally-owned $4 billion private real estate investment company focused on the acquisition, development, redevelopment, management, leasing and disposition of institutionalquality, primarily grocery-anchored retail centers in high barrier-to-entry metropolitan markets on the East Coast, from Boston to Miami. The Company owns 95 retail centers and has an active pipeline of developments, redevelopments and opportunistic acquisitions. With a 48-year track record, Edens has established itself as one of the nation’s leading private retail real estate companies. Edens’ corporate headquarters are located in Columbia, SC; regional teams are based in Boston, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta and Miami. Junior Transaction Manager & Market Research/Financial Analyst, Cassidy Turley, 7/24/2014 Positions: junior transaction manager and market research / financial analysis position Location: Tampa, FL Descriptions: see below Contact: Please submit resumes to: [email protected]ley.com Qualifications: • Minimum, Bachelor’s Degree • Real Estate experience preferred • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) • Experience with real estate services such as CoStar, LoopNet, ProLease, and/or InDesign preferred but not required Role/Responsibilities: • Assist Senior Real Estate Transaction Broker in the Corporate Services department servicing clients with real estate portfolios located across North America • Assist Transaction Broker with client-related activities, including: market research, soliciting Requests for Proposal, contacting landlords, communicating with clients, building owners and real estate agents • Prepare comparison of proposal responses, assist in client presentation materials, and perform other tasks requested by Senior Transaction Broker and other team members • Coordinate delivery of various documents, responses, follow up, analysis, and legal reviews between multiple parties • Responsibilities will include monitoring of Senior Broker’s schedule, coordination of meetings and travel, and other items to support transaction broker and team • Work closely with Corporate Services team to ensure proper communication among clients and team www.cassidyturley.com Graduate Student Intern, UF Alumni Association, 7/21/2014 Position: Graduate Student Intern, Student & Young Alumni Affairs (note that dates on attachment say 8/13-5/14 but is supposed to say 8/14-5/15) Location: UF Campus and off-site as needed Description: see below Contact: Ms. Rachel Farrell | Director of Student & Young Alumni Affairs P: 352.392.1667 | Email: [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> 1938 W. University Avenue | PO Box 14425 | Gainesville, FL 32604 [UFAA Logo Small] www.ufalumni.ufl.edu/join Work Hours: • Flexible – 15-20 hrs per week. Available to work a few days per week (Monday through Friday anytime from 8:30am – 5:00pm) with some evening and weekend hours required. Off during break weeks and University Holidays. Some travel may be required. Compensation: • $12-14/hour for up to 20 hours per week, no tuition waiver. August 2013-May 2014. Job Description: • Project manager and event planner for student member programming • Participate in the planning and implementation of signature events, such as Rally in the Swamp, BEAT TShirt Days, Tradition Keeper Days, and New Alumni Celebration • Effectively manage student volunteer leadership, who help direct and promote programming • Manage student membership tabling opportunities around campus, including the oversight of membership sales • Assist in development and execution of marketing plans for events, while staying within budget • Utilize social media to effectively promote programming and student membership • Track marketing efforts to analyze return on investment of specific channels • Participate in the planning and implementation of targeted young alumni events, as needed • Interact and assist with Alumni Welcome Center activities and events • Support other UFAA initiatives with projects as assigned (including reunions and Gator Nation Tailgates) • Supports the department with various projects as assigned • Performs light administrative tasks such as filing, general correspondence, and other duties assigned when necessary Qualifications: • Applicant should be a current graduate student at the University of Florida, preferably in Journalism, Public Relations, or Marketing fields or have professional experience in advertising and promotions • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment • Excellent communications, interpersonal and analytical skills required • Being able to work in both a team environment and independently are essential • Ability to demonstrate high levels of time and project management • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel o Experience with video editing and/or graphic design is a plus • Exhibit strong affinity for the Gator Nation • The ability to lift boxes usually packed with membership materials and weighing at least 40 lbs. Real Estate Financial Analyist, Aztec Group, 7/21/2014 Firm: Aztec Group Location: Miami, FL Position: Real Estate Financial Analyst Description: see below Contact: Mr. Jim Fried [email protected] James L. Fried Managing Director Aztec Group Inc. Director of Investments Mayan Properties 2665 S. Bayshore Dr, Suite PH-2A Miami, Fl 33133 direct dial: 305-938-8639 cell:305-773-6300 [email protected] twitter:@jimfried Aztec Group, Inc. is the premier real estate investment banking boutique in Florida. GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION The successful candidate will provide support for one of the premiere boutique real estate investment and brokerage teams in the southeastern US. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Due Diligence Project Analysis Support brokerage and investment efforts of brokerage team MINOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Basic social media and marketing material preparation QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB Education: Bachelor’s Degree a must, Advanced Degree preferred Experience: 2-4 years of real estate analysis or appraisal work experience Other: Argus, Word, Excel, Wordpress, proactive thinker, skilled in social media. Expertise in hotel, apartment, office, retail, residential PUD’s is a plus. KEY COMPETENCIES The successful candidate will be a creative real estate thought leader in his/her peer group Private Equity Real Estate Investments Analyst, Greystar Investment Group Firm: Greystar Investment Group Position: Investment Analyst Location: Tampa, FL Description: See Below Contact: Please have any candidates submit their resumes to Missy Riley at: [email protected] Private Equity Real Estate – Analyst, Investments Opportunity for a highly motivated individual with superstar potential to join one of the leading private equity real estate investment firms in the United States. One of the most dynamic companies in its industry, Greystar Investment Group has sponsored over $3 billion in investment volume, and is presently the largest multifamily manager in the U.S. Greystar Investment Analysts have 1 to 2 years of experience and are responsible for analyzing income and expense projections, preparation and management of capital project budgets, providing financial analyses to support negotiation decisions, and conducting market research. The Investment Analyst is responsible for analyzing due diligence materials and assisting in the preparation of investment memorandum thus must be extremely organized and process oriented. This position interfaces heavily with real estate owners, local market brokers and top Greystar executives, so applicants must have dynamic verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal abilities. Prior real estate experience is not required, but non-industry applicants should have strong analytical and quantitative skills. Greystar offers a competitive salary and benefits. EOE Qualifications • • • • • • • 1 to 2 years of previous experience in banking, finance or accounting preferred Bachelors Degree in related major, business or finance a plus Strong quantitative background ideally in business finance (corporate finance) and general accounting Demonstrated interest in real estate Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word, and Powerpoint Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving ability Strong written and verbal communication skills • • • Self-motivated and proactive, both with respect to managing workload and own professional development Ability to handle large volume of work; good organizational skills and ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines Candidate should be enthusiastic and motivated to succeed in a team environment Responsibilities - Primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to: • • • • • • • • Actively engaging with owners, brokers, equity partners, lenders, attorneys, and all other related internal departments, as appropriate. Assist in the execution, reconciliation, and accounting of ongoing capital projects Financial analysis of investment opportunities, including the creation of detailed pro-forma models. Preparation and management of capital project budgets and development accounting. Market investigation of potential acquisitions, competitive properties and local market fundamentals. Review and analysis of preliminary investment information received for potential investments Data gathering and market research Assist senior real estate professionals in preparing and presenting new investment, financing or disposition recommendations and updates on existing investments or portfolio status CRE Financial Analyst, Client of RETS Associates Firm: Client of RETS Associates, a pedigreed CRE Investment firm with a 25 year history and over $9BN in acquisitions Position: CRE Financial Analyst Location: San Francisco, CA Description: see below Contact: All qualified candidates should submit their resumes directly to Director, Daniel Kim at [email protected] or (949) 724-0800. Please put "Financial Analyst - San Francisco" in the subject line. RETS Associates, on behalf of our client, a pedigreed CRE Investment firm with a 25 year history and over $9BN in acquisitions, is seeking candidates with 2-3 years of pedigreed CRE financial analysis experience for an Analyst (Acquisitions) position in San Francisco. The Analyst is responsible for providing support in acquiring, financing and disposing of direct and joint venture real estate investments. Main responsibilities: *Create and/or review and analyze Argus models and assumptions and cash flow projections, verify and review lease abstracts and determine market rents. *Assist in the preparation of internal and external investment committee presentation packages. *Conduct and/or coordinate the underwriting and due diligence of each acquisition or development transaction. *Coordinate the closing of properties. *Review and respond to all property submissions received from brokers and other investment channels. *Produce financial analysis for critical decision making related to disposition of assets. Requirements: * Bachelor's degree required, preferably in real estate, finance or accounting. * 1-3years of financial analysis experience in the real estate acquisition and/or asset management space. * An understanding of real estate and capital markets is required. * Exceptional quantitative underwriting skills required; Argus experience required. * Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Motivated, self starter able to work independently. * Ability to work within a small team environment. Transaction Manager/Financial Analyst, JBM Institutional Multifamily Advisors, 5/20/2014 Firm: JBM Institutional Multifamily Advisors Position: Transaction Manager/ Financial Analyst- Multifamily Location: Tampa, Florida Description: see below and attached Contact: Jamie May, CEO [email protected] 813.812.5000 Direct Description: Job Title: Transaction M anager/ Financial Analyst- M ultifamily Location: Tampa, Florida Full/Part Time: Full Regular/Temporary: Regular Posted: M ay 2014 The JBM Group-An Established Leader JBM Institutional M ultifamily Advisors is one of the nation’s premier institutional multifamily housing brokerage teams. Collectively, our team has closed over $8 billion in transactions and consistently one of the top tier teams throughout the United States. We have attained a dominant position in many of the Southeast markets w e serve, in some instances brokerage the sale of over 70 percent of all transactions. Additionally, w e hold multiple positions on the top 10 list for sales closed in the Southeastern United States by both price-per-unit and absolute sales price. Our team of qualified multifamily specialists offers the most thorough, in-depth know ledge and on-the-ground ex perience in evaluation, underw riting, property operation, rent & sale comparison, and ex posure in the capital markets. Continuing a strong legacy of ex cellence in representation. Industry-leading resources and capabilities. Our Focus JBM Institutional M ultifamily Advisors focuses ex clusively on asset disposition services and capitalization of large apartment portfolios and singular assets for Domestic and Foreign Institutional, Private National and Regional clientele. We specialize in ex isting high-rise, mid-rise and garden style apartments as w ell as new construction merchant development. Our ex tensive relationships, $8 Billion/ 101,000 sold unit transaction history, capital markets acumen, combined w ith our innate ability to identify the most aggressive bidders, provides streamlined disposition services w hich in turn provides max imum sales proceeds, control and transparency. Position/Skills/R esp on sib ilities This position w ill report directly to the CEO and Ex ecutive Director and be required to assist in new business development/sourcing asset dispositions, perform complex financial analysis and underw riting of ex isting large apartment investments, new apartment construction projects, land development, and fractured condominiums. In addition, this individual w ill be responsible for identifying leads, assist in sourcing new business, and communicating and forging ongoing and new client relationships. Candidates should have a firm understanding of multifamily real estate dynamics, capital markets, acquisitions and dispositions. Prior ex perience in commercial banking, brokerage, asset management, regional management and or accounting is a plus. Additional job responsibilities include: Perform complex financial analysis w ith minimal supervision including cash flow projections in ex cel Keeping up to date on changes in the market, primarily in relation to debt markets and the w ay organizations are underw riting and financing deals. M anage/Create/Edit Broker Opinion of Value (BOVs) proposals, offering memorandums, sales and new construction pipelines, and investor presentations Support overall ex ecution of transactions w ith tasks related to analysis, research, due diligence and documentation M anage and assist client deliverables/ investor management and track due diligence items Conducting formal onsite property tours Acts as a liaison betw een buyer and seller to coordinate the processes necessary, prepares contact lists and distributes to all parties, prepares closing file documents and oversees post-closing items to insure smooth transaction Assists in developing and creating opportunities to achieve broker goals M aintain current client information in database. Occasional travel may be required Ex cellent project management and organizational skills; ability to w ork under pressure and on multiple projects simultaneously w ithin constrained time frames. Minimum Education/Qualification s Bachelor’s degree in real estate, business, and mathematics preferred- M .S. in Real Estate is a plus. Florida Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (Required) Ability to perform under tight deadlines, multiple projects simultaneously and flourish w ithin a team environment 3+ years’ ex perience in financial or operational analysis environment, preferably in the multifamily real estate industry Willingness to take ow nership of projects and ex ecute to completion. Ex cellent w ritten and verbal communication skills. Candidates must have ex pert level M S Ex cel skills as w ell as general ex perience in Adobe Creative Suite design products. Know ledge of Central and Western Florida a plus Salary/Benefits We offer a competitive salary w ith bonus and ex cellent benefits including medical and dental. We offer a number of paid holidays each year in addition to liberal PTO. No relocation incentives offered. Contact: Jamie M ay, CEO [email protected] .com JBM Institutional M ultifamily Advisors w w w.JBM.com 813.812.5000 Direct 100 N. Tampa St., Suite 1620 Tampa, FL 33602 813.812.5000 Assest Manager, Player Financial Resources Staffing, 5/19/2014 Firm: Real Estate company that has a varied portfolio of commercial real estate, retirement facilities, and multi-housing complexes – client of executive recruiting firm, PLAYER FINANCIAL RESOURCES Position: Asset Manager Location: Jacksonville, FL Description: see below Contact: Mr. Matt Brown | Executive Search Consultant [email protected] PLAYER FINANCIAL RESOURCES, Accounting & Finance Direct-Hire & Temporary Staffing Direct / Text: 904.383.7599 Description: This position of Asset Manager, is a direct hire full time role with a Real Estate company that has a varied portfolio of commercial real estate, retirement facilities, and multi-housing complexes. The ideal candidate will have a real estate background in leasing, contract review, outstanding customer skills and problem resolution, property budgeting experience, cost benefit analysis, property taxes, etc… Salary would pay up to $65K on the base with discretionary bonus, and a percentage of equity with any deals they are a part of at time of closure. Real Estate Analyst/Senior Analyst Investment Sales, HHF, 5/15/2014 Firm: HHF Positions: Real Estate Analyst – Investment Sales and Real Estate Senior Analyst – Investment Sales Location: Washington, DC Description/Contact: see info and links below Description/Links: The Washington Office recently posted the following career opportunities with the office investment sales team. You can click on the link and email the posting to any candidates you think may be a good fit to join the team. We are open to qualified candidates that are not currently located in Washington, DC but may want to move to our beautiful and dynamic city. Real Estate Analyst – Investment Sales HFF DC - IS Analyst Application Real Estate Senior Analyst – Investment Sales HFF DC - Senior IS Analyst Application Junior Associate/RE Broker, Leaseconomics LLC, 5/15/2014 Positions: Junior Associates/RE agents/brokers Firm: Leaseconomics, LLC Description: see below Location: Tampa, FL Contact: Ms. Britta Eriksson (MSRE graduate), [email protected] About the company: Our firm provides research products and brokerage services for the retail industry. The brokerage services we provide are typically buyer representative acquisition brokerage in Florida; primarily for multi-state developers. We are seeking real estate agents to identify new sites for our existing clients to purchase. Candidates will also have the ability to work with new clients. The real estate agent/broker role will require: • Florida Real Estate License to be activated with Leaseconomics, LLC • Capability of traveling to review the properties in person • Not afraid of cold contacting sellers of properties • Fluent english • Strong analytic skills Prefer Candidates with: • Strong retail market knowledge of the areas they will be covering • Good people skills To manage our existing work load I would need the equivalent of 2 full time workers. Part-time would be acceptable, I would just need additional candidates. The hours are flexible to accommodate those who are currently in the program. Real Estate Finance Analyst, Direct Capital, 5/13/2014 Firm: Direct Capital Resources Position: CRE Finance Analyst Location: St. Petersburg, FL Contact: Contact: Ms. Michelle Bloom-Lugo at our GBCS, [email protected] Com pany profile: Directed Capital Resources (DCR) is a private, commercial real estate investment company that strategically acquires, manages and repositions distressed commercial mortgage loans. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL., the company operates nationwide with specific focus in the Southeast, Southwest and West Coast. Since its founding in 2001. Directed Capital has successfully closed six private equity partnerships and acquired more than $750 million in assets. We are currently seeking an Analyst to join our corporate headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL to support the acquisitions and asset management functions. The role will focus on analysis of real estate investment opportunities, cash flow modeling, and valuation of assets currently under management. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to analyze properties and prepare content that is supported by market research in addition to historical financial performance of the assets. This position will require heavy emphasis on financial modeling using MS Excel and require effective communication both within and outside the company. This is a dynamic position that can offer the right candidate a rewarding future in commercial real estate and potential growth within the company. Responsibilities: - Develop pro forma financials based off historical operating statements, rent rolls and market analysis - Gathering and evaluating economic and real estate market data. - Data Collection for loan committee presentation to report on economic indicators including: employment trends, rental comparables, sales comparables, vacancy and new construction development pipeline. - Prepare detailed financial analysis, including IRR/NPV cash flow models - Evaluate investment performance and prepare cash flow forecasts and asset valuations - Contribute to the strategic exit plan for potential acquisitions - Respond to special assignments or reporting requests Qualifications: - Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting, or real estate (MBA/Masters preferred) - Industry experience in commercial real estate and/or finance preferred (1-3+ years) - Position requires diligent research, writing skills, and strong analytic skills - Ability to analyze both qualitative and quantitative information - Advanced Excel user with experience in modeling, VBA, Pivot Tables, etc. - Advanced computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office Suite - Ability to work in a demanding fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines, while maintaining impeccable attention to detail - Ability to work independently and within a team to build relationships and interact effectively with multiple personnel within the organization - Willingness to take on new challenges, responsibilities and assignments Com pensation: - Salary commensurate with experience - Eligible for annual bonus - Company paid health, life & long term disability insurance - Dental, vision, short term disability and other insurance available at employee’s election - Medical & dependent care flex plans - 401k - Paid time off Acquisition Associate, RETS, 5/12/2014 Firm: client of RETS Associates (www.retsusa.com), an well-known private REIT Position: Acquisitions Associate Location: Newport Beach, CA Contact: Please submit resumes to Ms. Vanessa Adams at [email protected] Associate - NB" in the subject line. with "Acquisitions RETS Associates (www.retsusa.com), on behalf of our client, an well-known private REIT with a successful track record, is seeking candidates with 2-5 years of CRE financial analysis experience for an Acquisitions Associate position in Newport Beach, CA. The Associate is responsible for providing support to the acquisitions, development and asset management teams. Main responsibilities: * Create and/or review and analyze Argus models and assumptions and cash flow projections, verify and review lease abstracts and determine market rents. * Assist in the preparation of internal and external investment committee presentation packages. * Conduct and/or coordinate the underwriting and due diligence of each transaction. * Coordinate the closing of properties. * Review and respond to all property submissions. * Assist in the generation of offers for new opportunities. Requirements: * Bachelor's degree required, preferably in real estate, finance or accounting. * MBA preferred. * 2-5 years of financial analysis experience in the real estate acquisition and/or asset management space. * An understanding of real estate and capital markets is required. * Exceptional quantitative underwriting skills required; Argus experience required. * Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Motivated, self starter able to work independently. The client is looking to hire as soon as possible. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. Please submit resumes to Vanessa Adams at [email protected] with "Acquisitions Associate - NB" in the subject line. Financial Analyst, Trimark Properties, 5/5/2014 Job opp.: Firm: Trimark Properties Position: Financial Analyst Location: Gainesville, FL Description: see below Contact: John Fleming at (352) 376-6223 or [email protected] Company Profile Trimark Properties, LLC is a Gainesville, Florida based real estate developer and owner-operator, primarily specializing in high-end multi-family, office, research, retail, and other niche developments adjacent to the University of Florida. Trimark Properties was founded in 1992 and has experienced steady and purposeful growth by thoroughly understanding their market, developing award winning projects, maintainging and consistently improving the existing portfolio, and a unique team approach to manage all aspects of the real estate investment. Trimark Properties delivers top quality product, service, and sales – along with the timetested adage of “Location, Location, Location”. Job Description Trimark Properties is currently seeking a highly energetic and motivated Financial Analyst to assist in a broad range of real estate and financial activities. The successful candidate will be involved in the evaluation of real estate acquisitions, development opportunities, and evaluation of portfolio financial performance. Specific duties will include underwriting property cash flows and the preparation of internal presentations and financial analysis. The candidate will work closely with the senior team members. The candidate will also interact with real estate brokers and sellers, help recommend acquisition pricing, and assist in the negotiation of debt terms and the execution of due diligence. Responsibilities • Track financial performance of assets by analyzing income statements, balance sheets, and related financial reports • Review and update yearly budgets • Create, update and compare financial models and budgets for existing and proposed projects • Update semi-annual valuation reports • Able to create sophisticated analysis for tracking and reviewing portfolio returns and performance. • Analyze historical property income, operating statements, leases, loan agreements, and expenses as well as current market conditions in order to determine financial underwriting assumptions • Perform general research for acquisitions, assets management, capital raising, and new business • Underwriting and preparation of financial models for the acquisitions, development, and disposition of various real estate investments using Argus or similar financial tools • Creat evaluations of properties and sensitivity analyses • Perforrm financial due diligence, including assisting in lease audits to verify pro forma assumptions • Analysis and financial modeling for different ownership structures • Communication with management, lenders, and principals regarding portfolio financial status, variance reporting, and performance metrics • Sourcing and summarizing market research • Monitor financial markets, real estate markets, the interest rate environment, and overall economic condition in order to evaluat on-going risks and opportunities • Creat financial packages for debt providers and insure compliance with lender requirements • • Interface with lenders and other consultants Produce PowerPoint slides shows and presentations Requirements The successful candidate must be a detail-oriented person with excellent analytical and communication skills. The candidate mus be proficient in financial modeling, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word. The candidate will need a proven history of being extremely self-motivatetd, highly organized, and an open communicator who is eager to work in a entrepreneurial environment. • • • • • • • A minimum of a Bachelor’s in Business, Finance, or Accounting; emphasis in Real Estate preferred Storng written, verbal, and presentation skills Prior real estate experience preferred Prior analytical experience High aptitude for financial analysis, especially financial modeling skills Real estate transactional, capital markets or real estate investment experience a strong plus Self-motivated individual who strives for excellence in their work Development Manager, Providence One Partners, 4/25/2014 Duties include • Complete underwriting and operating analysis using Microsoft Excel models • Survey and Title Review as well as future entitlement process management • Interface & coordinate consultant team including architects, engineers and designers • Prepare development schedule in Microsoft Project to include Pre Development, Schematic Design, Design Documents, Construction CD’s, Entitlement Process and Construction • Coordinate development, construction and management teams in order to maintain schedule and budget • Perform inventory audits and vendor contract summaries • Maintain and update development pro forma to include re-forecasting and actual versus budget comparisons • Prepare operating performance/yields reports • Evaluate deal opportunities for the purchase of land suitable for development of high quality luxury senior living multi-family projects. • Prepare contract summaries • Prepare deal packages to present to lenders and partners for the future developments • Participate in due diligence, design and entitlement process including the coordination and management of engineer, land use attorney, title attorney, land planner, conducting initial design charette, theme coordination, architect, landscape architect, construction contractor and property management • Asset Management/Review during operations Skills Required • Advanced Microsoft Excel modeling skills • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project • Detail oriented and logical thinker • MBA Degree in Finance or Real Estate • • Self motivated Some multifamily development experience Helpful Items • Real Estate License • CCIM License Senior Analyst – Real Estate, Office Depot, 4/25/2014 Job opp. from UF RE Advisory Board member, Ms. Julie Augustyn: Firm: Office Depot Position: Senior Analyst - Real Estate Location: Boca Raton, FL Description: see below and http://jobs.officedepot.com/boca-raton/real-estate/jobid5099763-analyst-sr.real-estate-jobs Contact: http://jobs.officedepot.com/boca-raton/real-estate/jobid5099763-analyst-sr.-real-estate-jobs has a link to apply and Ms. Augustyn would like you to email her your resume and cover letter directly if you have a focus on retail real estate. Researcher/Trainee Appraiser, Capstone Valuation Advisors, 4/24/2014 Job opp.: Firm: Capstone Valuation Advisors Position: Researcher/Trainee appraiser Location: Tampa, FL Description: see below Contact: Please send resumes, cover letters, and references to Derek Riggleman, [email protected] Capstone Valuation Advisors, one of the largest commercial real estate appraisal valuation and consulting firms in Florida, is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full-time position for a researcher/trainee appraiser. The Tampa office is currently seeking qualified candidates who will assist the office’s commercial real estate appraisers with various research tasks for properties including single and multitenant offices, retail buildings, shopping centers, multifamily developments, industrial facilities, land, and numerous other property types. We are looking for candidates that are: • Located in Tampa or have the ability to relocate • Driven individuals with a strong work ethic • Able to multitask efficiently • Able to work under deadlines • Highly proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word • Real estate or finance majors (preferred, but other college graduates will be considered) • Detail oriented • • Good communicators Adaptive learners If you are a motivated individual and are willing to learn and work in a fast-paced environment, then this is the job for you. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package. Highly motivated and competent individuals will have the opportunity to increase their pay substantially in a short period of time. For more information on Capstone Valuation Advisors, please visit http://www.cap-val.com Please send resumes, cover letters, and references to Derek Riggleman, [email protected] Acquisitions Analyst, Client of RETS Associates, 4/24/2014 Job opp.: Firm: client of RETS Associates, an entrepreneurial Southern California based commercial real estate investment firm with a portfolio of over 50 assets totaling 4 Million Square Feet Position: Acquisitions Analyst Location: Newport Beach, CA Description: see below Contact: If interested and qualified, please email your resume to Ms. Vanessa Adams at [email protected] with "Acquisitions Associate - Newport Beach" in the subject line. RETS Associates, on behalf of our client, an entrepreneurial Southern California based commercial real estate investment firm with a portfolio of over 50 assets totaling 4 MSF, is seeking candidates with strong CRE financial analysis skills for an Acquisitions Analyst position in Newport Beach, CA. The Acquisitions Analyst with work closely with the Acquisitions Team and will be responsible for underwriting and due diligence for potential acquisitions in addition to sourcing new acquisition opportunities. Requirements • Bachelor's degree • Advanced ARGUS and Excel modeling skills • At least 1year of commercial real estate experience • Excellent communication skills • Ability to conduct market research by conversing with brokers, JV partners, lenders, etc. • Self-motivated with an ability to work well in an entrepreneurial environment If interested and qualified, please email your resume to Vanessa Adams at [email protected] with "Acquisitions Associate - Newport Beach" in the subject line. Director of Asset Management (Industrial), Client of RETS Associates, 4/16/2014 Firm: Client of RETS Associates (www.retsusa.com) Position: Director of Asset Management (Industrial) Location: Oakland, CA Description: See below Contact: If qualified and interested, please email your resume to Kent Elliott at [email protected] with "Director of Asset Management - Oakland" in the subject line. RETS Associates (www.retsusa.com) has been retained by our client to recruit a Director of Asset Managementin Oakland, CA who will be responsible for a 7.4 MSF industrial portfolio predominantly in the Central U.S. This role will be viewed as the client decision maker within the third party property management and brokerage community. The Director is responsible for developing and executing property level strategies to enhance and protect asset value, meet investment objectives, and oversee key asset management issues. The portfolio has steady rollover (~20 leases annually) and the Director is responsible for the successful retention and/or new leasing of vacant spaces. Requirements • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred • 10 years of institutional level asset management/leasing experience • 5 years of industrial asset management/leasing experience with prior regional supervision responsibilities of multiple assets. • Class A institutional experience with portfolio acquisitions, lease up and dispositions. • Successful record of accomplishment and demonstrated experience with analyzing complex investment issues, developing investment strategies and executing strategies to achieve results and effectively manage risk. • Ability to travel as necessary to visit assets and become a market expert in numerous geographies. • Highly developed interpersonal, presentation, negotiation and communication skills. • Supervisory experience, with proven skills in developing and motivating a team to achieve high performance. If qualified and interested, please email your resume to Kent Elliott at [email protected] with "Director of Asset Management - Oakland" in the subject line. Real Estate Associate (Acquisitions/Asset Management), Client of RETS Associates, 4/14/2014 Job opp.: Firm: client of RETS Associates, a pedigreed CRE Investment Management firm with a successful 20 year track record Position: Real Estate Associate (Acquisitions/Asset Management) Location: Newport Beach, CA Description: see below Contact: If qualified and interested, please email your resume to Mr. Daniel Kim at [email protected] with "Real Estate Associate - Newport Beach" in the subject line. RETS Associates, on behalf of our client, a pedigreed CRE Investment Management firm with a successful 20 year track record, is seeking candidates with 3-5 years of institutional CRE financial analysis experience for an Associate (Investments) position in Newport Beach. The Associate is responsible for providing support to the asset management and acquisition teams. Responsibilities • • • • Create and/or review and analyze Argus models and assumptions and cash flow projections, verify and review lease abstracts and determine market rents. Conduct and/or coordinate the underwriting and due diligence all asset management related models and of selected acquisitions transaction. Engage in frequent dialogue with market contacts including joint-venture operating partners, research providers, and brokers (leasing, capital markets and mortgage). Responsible for leasing and operational decision making, annual budgeting, financing, disposition, valuation, and client reporting for direct and joint-venture investments. Requirements • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in real estate, finance or accounting. Top schools with 3.25 GPA preferred. • 3-5 years of financial analysis experience in the real estate acquisition and/or asset management space. • An understanding of real estate and capital markets is required. • Exceptional quantitative underwriting skills required; Argus experience required. • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Motivated, self starter able to work independently. • Ability to work within a small team environment. • Some travel required. If qualified and interested, please email your resume to Daniel Kim at [email protected] with "Real Estate Associate - Newport Beach" in the subject line. Analyst, Rialto Capital, 4/13/2014 Job opp.: Firm: Rialto Capital Position: Analyst for the Real Estate Group Location: Miami, FL Contact: Mr. David Ittilucksatit About Rialto is a private equity real estate investment firm, which is wholly owned by the home builder Lennar (LEN). We have just finished raising our second Fund, which totaled $1.3B. Few firms have that much money to actively invest in the products that we do. To date, I have underwritten, acquired, managed and disposed over $700MM in commercial real estate. Description This is an asset management department and daily tasks will include financial modeling in Excel and Argus as well as commercial real estate valuation. The job will include underwriting support for non-performing loan pools, CMBS, and direct-investments in real estate. The position is based out of Miami. For more information, please contact Mr. David Ittilucksatit at [email protected] Director of Leasing, Crossman & Co., 4/10/2014 Job opps. from Mr. John Crossman, UF RE Advisory Board member: Firm: Crossman & Co. Positions: Director of Leasing Location: Orlando, FL Description: see below Contact: to apply, email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Company Description: Founded in Orlando in 1990, Crossman & Company is a full service commercial real estate firm that advises its clients in leasing, management, development and investment sales of retail and office properties. The company is one of the largest third-party retail leasing and management companies in the Southeast with over 20 million square feet under leasing and/or management. Job Summary This executive staff member manages the Company’s team of leasing agents in Florida, and allied support staff associates. A wide variety of responsibilities are involved including recruiting additional agents, training all subordinates, implementing best practices among the team, overseeing and enhancing a variety of internal and external reports, complying with internal and licensing policies, and fostering a culture of maximum team performance. This position is regarded as a “coach” role, and is not compensated for personal production. Nonetheless, affinity for developing business for the leasing team and cross-selling the Company’s allied services is imperative. Requirements • Proven capability as a team leader, with evident management and training skills. • Exceptionally strong communication skills, demonstrated in both writing and conversation. • Demonstrable interpersonal and relationship building skills, including the ability to work effectively with strong sales personalities. • Strong familiarity with the retail real estate arena (users, owners, developers, trade associations, etc.) is preferable; employee must be willing to increase knowledge of arena rapidly. • Significant personal achievement in B2B transactions, preferably related to commercial real estate. • Aptitude in retail real estate related software applications. • Acute attention to detail and accuracy, with particular reference to reporting. • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks while working in a face paced environment. • Experience in decision making and overseeing day-to-day operations. • A current Florida Real Estate Salesman license is preferred but not required at time of employment. Unlicensed candidates will be required to obtain on their own time within first 90 days of employment. General Responsibilities • Source, select, train and manage commission-based leasing agents and salary-based support staff. • Manage the workload and portfolio responsibilities of the leasing agents. Ensure the continual evolution of the team’s skill set. • Develop clear delineations of responsibilities and expectations for all support staff members. • Craft, evaluate, enhance and assure implementation of marketing campaigns for individual properties, portfolios of properties and the Company’s services. Interact effectively with any • • • • consultants (signs, graphics, website, advertising, public relations, etc.) in tandem with corporate marketing team. Actively represent the Company within the retail real estate arena, with particular focus on the major ICSC trade events. Manage the leasing team’s entire effort related to RE-CON and other trade association events. Continually evaluate, enhance and manage the team’s internal invoice and pipeline reporting systems, and all external (client received) reports, ensuring accuracy and timely delivery. Ensure that all listing files are complete (proper response to all checklist items) and in full compliance. Meet with team members outside the headquarters office on a regularly scheduled basis. Ensure team culture among all subordinates. To apply please send your resume to [email protected] Executive Assistant, Crossman & Co., 4/10/2014 Job opps. from Mr. John Crossman, UF RE Advisory Board member: Firm: Crossman & Co. Positions: Executive Assistant Location: Orlando, FL Description: see below Contact: to apply, email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Company Description Founded in Orlando in 1990, Crossman & Company is a full service commercial real estate firm that advises its clients in leasing, management, development and investment sales of retail and office properties. The company is one of the largest third-party retail leasing and management companies in the Southeast with over 20 million square feet under leasing and/or management. Job Summary This position serves as an executive assistant to the President of the company, and will work very closely with the President on a daily basis. A wide variety of responsibilities are involved including developing and maintaining the President’s daily schedule of meetings, calls and travel for both professional and personal pursuits. Follow up and coordination with people, meetings and documents is a critical component of the position. Requirements • Exceptionally strong communication skills, demonstrated in both writing and conversation. • Demonstrable interpersonal and relationship building skills, including the ability to work effectively in teams. • Positive outlook in general; maturity to deal with challenges in an upbeat manner without complaint. • Strong familiarity with social media channels. • Acute attention to detail and accuracy. • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks while working in a face paced environment. • Experience in decision making and overseeing day-to-day operations. • • • • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, and an ability to learn other software programs quickly. A personal automobile capable of use for company business. Ability to manage changing work hours, which may require flexibility in personal schedule. A current Florida Real Estate Salesman license is preferred but not required at time of employment. General Responsibilities • Actively participate in the scheduling of business and personal activities on behalf of the President • Communicate with associates, business contacts, government officials, and others on behalf of the President • Prioritize assignments and effectively resolve emergency situations as needed. • Manage social media campaigns for various initiatives of the President. • Manage events personally, and in conjunction with designated vendors and teammates. • Prepare various written documents, process documents through editing and publishing phases. • Attend meetings, record notes, develop follow up programs, coordinate President’s involvement. • Interface with all company personnel on behalf of the President. To apply please send your resume to [email protected] Real Estate Analyst, Bealls, 3/28/2014 Job opp.: Firm: Bealls Position: Real Estate Analyst Location: Bradenton, FL Description: see below Contact: [email protected] Function of the Job To provide data analysis and support to the Real Estate Department Interaction • Reports to the VP of Real Estate and Store Development • Frequent interaction with Real Estate Site Analysts, Store Operations, Planning and Allocation and Advertising • Some interaction with other individuals throughout the organization. Summary of Duties and Responsibilities • Review markets of interest for new, relocation and expanding stores • Conduct demographic and market analysis to support the Real Estate Department • Create maps, aerials and demographic market overviews for presentations with the Real Estate Committee • Analyze data and make conclusions that provide clarity to decision makers • Build models to identify sales transfer and cannibalization as needed • Maintain a current store data file that includes address, latitude/longitude, sales, store profile, demographics and other necessary variables • • • • • Assist in the process of correctly identifying store profiles for all new stores and relocations Maintain updated maps of current store locations with pertinent data Prepare memos, letters and reports as needed Accurately and consistently communicate with all levels of the organization using phone mail, bulletin, network, store visits and meetings. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Job Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate • Related work experience or internship preferred • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint is required • Strong analytical, comprehension and problem solving skills • Ability to master new task rapidly Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments Acquisitions Associate, client of RETS Associates, 3/25/2014 Job opp.: Firm: client of RETS Associates Location: Newport Beach, CA Position: Acquisitions Associate Description: see below Contact: If qualified and interested, please email your resume to [email protected] with Acquisitions Associate - Newport in the subject line. About RETS Associates (www.retsusa.com), on behalf of our client, a pedigreed CRE Investment Management firm with a 25 year history and nearly $7BN in acquisitions, is seeking candidates with 2-5 years of pedigreed CRE financial analysis experience for an Associate (Acquisitions) position in Newport Beach. The Associate is responsible for providing support in acquiring, financing and disposing of direct and joint venture real estate investments. Responsibilities • Create and/or review and analyze Argus models and assumptions and cash flow projections, verify and review lease abstracts and determine market rents. • Assist in the preparation of internal and external investment committee presentation packages. • Conduct and/or coordinate the underwriting and due diligence of each transaction. • Coordinate the closing of properties. • Review and respond to all property submissions received from brokers and prospective or existing joint venture partners. • Assist in the generation of offers for both direct and joint venture investment opportunities. • Maintain relationships with joint venture partners who meet the company’s criteria and facilitate the flow of a consistent pipeline of suitable investment opportunities. Requirements • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in real estate, finance or accounting. Top 20 schools with 3.2 GPA preferred. • 2-5 years of financial analysis experience in the real estate acquisition and/or asset management space. • An understanding of real estate and capital markets is required. • Exceptional quantitative underwriting skills required; Argus experience required. • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Motivated, self starter able to work independently. • Ability to work within a small team environment. • Willingness and ability to travel on overnight trips on a monthly basis. If qualified and interested, please email your resume to [email protected] with Acquisitions Associate Newport in the subject line. Part-Time Assistant, M.M. Parrish Realtors, 3/24/2014 Part-time job opps., forwarded to us by Mr. Beau Beery, UF MSRE alumnus and Board member: Firm: M.M. Parrish Realtors Positions: part-time assistant to two commercial realtors Location: Gainesville, FL Description: see below Contact: Perry Pursell at 352-665-9731 or [email protected] or Rick Cain at 352-281-9393 or [email protected] Looking for a part time assistant to two successful commercial real estate agents in Gainesville, Florida. The assistant preferably has experience in residential or commercial real estate and preferably has a real estate license, but neither are requirements. The position has flexible home and office hours of 2030 hours per week. Duties include social media marketing, website maintenance, database management, experience with mass email programs like mail chimp or constant contact, property flyer creations, transactional logistics, showing of properties, market data assemblage, property photos for marketing, and data entry. Candidates will be paid hourly plus bonuses. For more information, please call Perry Pursell at 352-665-9731 or [email protected] or Rick Cain at 352-281-9393 or [email protected] Tavistock Development Company, 3/22/2014 Job opps from recent UF MSRE graduate, Mr. Dan Byrnes: Firm: Tavistock Development Co. Location: Orlando, FL Positions/Descriptions/Contact: see http://lakenona.simplicant.com/job/board, the jobs tied to the real estate development company are under the “Regional Development” section About Offering world-class education, exceptional family experiences and outstanding amenities, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club has delivered the highest quality of living in Central Florida for more than 25 years. A vibrant, international population of members and residents enjoy an active lifestyle along with a full social calendar for recreation, celebration and entertainment. Lake Nona’s Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course is world-ranked and has been a regular host of the PGA TOUR-sanctioned Tavistock Cup. Lake Nona also features a newly renovated fitness center, guest lodge, tennis courts and pool, year-round children’s programming, as well as a trio of pristine lakes providing freshwater fishing and boating opportunities. Just outside the gates of this private sanctuary lie numerous parks and trails, diverse workspaces, as well as forthcoming retail and entertainment choices beside a cluster of hospitals, universities and research institutions setting new benchmarks in medical education, patient care and scientific research. At Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, tradition and innovation meet – on and off the course. Various Positions, HFF, 3/12/2014 Job opps from Mr. Whitaker Leonhardt, recent UF MSRE grad.: Firm: HFF Positions: Analyst and Summer Intern Location: Orlando, FL Description/Apply: see email below and HFF - Orlando Analyst Position HFF - Orlando Summer Internship Contact: web pages linked from above have an “Apply for this Position” radio button About HFF is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital market services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry. HFF operates out of 22 offices and offers clients a fully integrated capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, advisory services, equity placement, loan sales and commercial loan servicing. Our goal is to hire and retain associates who have the highest ethical standards and the best reputation in the industry. Without the best people, we cannot be the best firm. To learn more about each position, please go to the below sites: Real Estate Analyst Investment Sales Summer Internship Various Positions, Greystar, 3/11/2014 Job opps. from recent UF MSRE grad., Mr. John Harkey: Firm: Greystar Positions: Operations Financial Analyst, New Business Consultant and Summer Corporate Intern Location: Charlotte, NC for the full-time positions and Atlanta, GA for the Summer Corporate Intern Descriptions: see below Contact: Mr. John Harkey We are looking for students who are interested in pursuing careers on the corporate side of property management (not property-level). There are two opportunities given a candidate’s background and experience. The first is an entry-level role fitting of a recent undergraduate with limited to no work experience. The second is an elevated associate role for which I do not have a job description at the moment. The associate position would be more of a new business consulting role with client-facing responsibilities; MSRE is a plus. Both positions will be based in our Charlotte regional office reporting directly to me while also working under the guidance of our managing director. In addition to these opportunities, we are also seeking a corporate intern in Atlanta this summer. Job function of the intern is essentially the same as analyst, but on a temporary basis. About Greystar, a national multifamily management company and industry leader, has a great opportunity for an experienced Operational and Financial Analyst to join our team. Ideal candidates should have a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar capacity. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Additionally, candidates must be organized and possess strong computer skills. We offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as opportunity for advancement. Greystar requires a background and drug screen as a condition of employment. Responsibilities • Gathers and analyzes financial, market, and other data to evaluate the overall performance of the assigned portfolio versus established budgets, targets, and client expectations by preparing summaries, reports, recommendations, and other interpretive reports to support business decisions. • Supports the strategic and daily management of the financial performance and operation of the assigned area by gathering and analyzing financial data and reports against budgets and key financial benchmarks, interpreting trends, forecasts, and financial results, and developing recommendations for optimum financial performance. • Supports new business development and acquisitions efforts by providing information and data for RFPs and new business pitches. • Completes various financial, accounting, administrative, and other reports and analysis, and performs other duties as assigned or as necessary. Education Required A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is required, preferably with a major in real estate, finance or business. Sales Associate, Skobel Homes, 3/11/2014 Firm: Skobel Homes Position: Sales Associate Location: Gainesville, FL Description: see below Contact: Please email your resume to [email protected] to apply Skobel Homes is looking for a new Sales Associates to join our team and assist customers in building their dream home with Skobel Homes. This is a full time position. Real estate and sales experience is not required and training will be provided. About Skobel Homes was started by UF Alumni in 2007 and is now the largest and fastest growing homebuilder in Gainesville / Alachua County. We are a young and innovative company and love building quality homes for families to enjoy. Responsibilities • Show decorated models and new homes to prospective buyers • Assist customers with choosing house options • Provide excellent customer service to prospective buyers, Realtors, and homeowners • Update social media • Create e-newsletters • Create video content for our YouTube page • Plan and promote events at our model homes Requirements • Outgoing with a professional attitude • Strong verbal and written communications skills • Professional dress and demeanor Skills The following skills are desired but not required: • Graphic Design • Photography • Videography • Web design Financial Analyst, Atlantic American Opportunities Fund, 3/5/2014 Job opp. From a contact of our Board member, Mr. Ted Starkey Firm: Atlantic American Opportunities Fund Position: Financial Analyst / Asset Manager Location: Tampa, FL Description: see below Contact: Mr. Gar Lippincott Description We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with financial modeling / forecasting experience to provide support in underwriting real estate development projects and monitoring of existing assets. An ideal candidate will have 2-3 years bank or private equity underwriting experience. Position Responsibilities • Preparing financial models for underwriting real estate development projects, including calculating and analyzing project IRR; • Preparing project overview memorandums for investment committee approval; • • • • • Drafting business plans for project investment; Collect, monitor and evaluate the performance of existing real estate assets; Track performance metrics of investments, including: o Retail Assets – occupancy, leasing activity and NOI o Hospitality Assets - occupancy, ADR and RevPAR o Senior Housing Assets – occupancy, rates and NOI o Multifamily Assets – occupancy, rates and NOI Collect and manage construction draw schedules for multiple projects; Assist in the closing process of investment transactions Skills / Qualifications Financial Modeling / Forecasting, Proficient in Excel, Excellent Written Communication Skills, Analytical Thinker, and Foreign Language Skills are a benefit. Multi-Family Real Estate Investment Underwriter – Tax Credit Funds, Raymond James, 3/3/2014 Job opp. from recent UF MSRE grad., Mr. Rohit Srivastava Firm: Raymond James Position: Multi-Family Real Estate Investment Underwriter – Tax Credit Funds Location: Tampa – St. Petersburg Description: see below Contact: Mr. Rohit Srivastava Description Raymond James Tax Credit Funds is a leading provider of high-quality affordable housing developments throughout the nation. We have been sponsoring affordable housing since 1986 and have raised more than $4 billion in equity for more than 1,300 properties throughout the United States. Our focus on the quality of our development partners, specific market expertise and comprehensive due diligence have earned us recognition as a leader in the affordable housing industry. With the national presence and extensive resources of Raymond James behind it, Raymond James Tax Credit Funds has the ability, expertise and flexibility to identify, assess and select outstanding opportunities. Job Summary Under general supervision, uses specialized knowledge and skills obtained through experience, specialized training, and education to conduct real estate investment analysis and due diligence for multi-family developments within the low income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program for Raymond James Tax Credit Funds Inc. (RJTCF). Substantial training and guidance is provided related to the LIHTC and real estate underwriting. Individual will perform varied work requiring analysis, originality and ingenuity to make moderately complex decisions, process information in a timely manner, and operate within a team environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Reviews standard real estate documentation for consistency with RJTCF's requirements and property specific investment criteria. • • • • • Reviews and updates financial projections to reflect actual property performance. Reviews property financial statements, tax returns, cost certifications and low income housing tax credit (LIHTC) specific documentation. Reviews legal documents/memorandums and performs other "due diligence" procedures in connection with the property. Reviews, approves, and processes requests for capital contributions to property specific partnerships. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of Fundamental concepts, principles and practices of the real estate industry or investment analysis are beneficial but not required. Substantial training will be provided in real estate investment analysis, underwriting, and LIHTC requirements. Skill in • Experience in reviewing standard real estate documentation including financial projections, loan documents, various legal memorandums, draw requests, rent rolls, property financial statements, and certificates of occupancy/building permits is beneficial but not required. Substantial training will be provided • Reading and understanding standard real estate and LIHTC specific documentation. • Experience in real estate financial projections is beneficial but not required. • Operating standard office equipment and using required software application to produce correspondence, reports, electronic communication, and spreadsheets. Ability to • Communicate effectively in both oral and written formats. • With some guidance/supervision, organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment to meet required results. • Provide accurate and high quality work product in a timely manner. • Proactively demonstrate readiness and ability to initiate action. • With some guidance/supervision, work independently as well as collaboratively within a positive team environment. • Compile data from multiple sources, review, and accurately input data into various spreadsheets or database • With some guidance/supervision, identify required tasks, develop timelines and execute. • Project a positive, professional image both internal and with external business contacts. • Convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents. • Identify relationships, draw logical conclusions and interpret results for use in decision making. Educational/Previous Experience Recommendations Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in business, finance, accounting or related field or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources. Credit Analyst II – Commercial Real Estate Loans, Raymond James, 3/3/2014 Job opp. from recent UF MSRE grad., Mr. Rohit Srivastava Firm: Raymond James Position: Credit Analyst II – Commercial Real Estate Loans Location: Tampa – St. Petersburg Description: see below Contact: Mr. Rohit Srivastava Job Summary Under limited supervision, uses intermediate level knowledge and skills obtained through education, training and experience to support a business unit or department by verifying credit information and analyzing more complex financial data to assist in making credit decisions and/or developing, structuring and managing processes. Provides technical assistance to less experienced associates. Guidance is provided to perform varied work that is difficult in character requiring evaluation, originality and ingenuity to make moderately complex decisions. Regular contact with customers and other external entities is required to identify, research and resolve moderately complex problems. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Uses various reporting services to compile reports on clients. • Researches and analyzes financial statements; interprets findings; and prepares various reports. • Prepares and delivers written and oral credit presentations. • Maintains documentation files and monitors compliance with terms of loan/accounts. • May periodically monitor the financial position of established accounts and bring irregularities to higher level associates. • Prepares spreadsheets, reports, summaries and opinions. • Prepares report evaluations, ensuring compliance with organizational policies and applicable State, Federal, agency and investor guidelines. • Conducts due diligence investigations for prospective transactions. • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of • Concepts, practices and procedures of credit analysis. • Financial markets and products. • Federal and State laws. • Finance and/or accounting principles, practices and procedures Skill in • • • • • • • Reading, interpreting, analyzing and applying information from credit reports. Researching, interpreting and analyzing financial statements. Preparing financial position and credit reports. Maintaining documentation files. Monitoring compliance with loan/accounts. Ensuring compliance with organizational policies and applicable State, Federal, agency and investor guidelines. Preparing and delivering oral and written presentations.Performing due diligence. • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications. Ability to • Partner with others to accomplish objectives. • Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation. • Interpret and apply policies. • Manage multiple tasks with changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment with constant interruptions. • Provide a high level of customer service. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. • Provide support on sales calls. • Solve moderately complex problems. Educational/Previous Experience Requirements Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field with three (3) years of credit analysis experience or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources. Assistant Asset Manager, Vestcor Communities, 2/28/2014 Job opp. from recent UF MSRE grad., Mr. Andy Fink: Firm: Vestcor Communities Position: Assistant Asset Manager Location: Jacksonville, FL Description: see below Contact: Mr. Andy Fink About the Company The Vestcor Companies was founded in 1983 in Jacksonville, Florida and has grown to become one of Florida's largest developers of multifamily communities. Since formation, Vestcor has formed 71 partnerships investing in raw land, existing apartments, new multifamily developments, condominiums, student communities and retirement communities. In addition to managing its 5,000 unit portfolio, Vestcor is developing new communities, particularly in the two niches where they have recently found tremendous success, student housing and senior affordable housing. Job Description 1. Data collection from online sources for apartment portfolio. 2. Preparation of reports, memos, letters and other documents using Microsoft office suite. 3. Organization and upkeep of property files on server. 4. Data input using Microsoft excel for analysis by Senior Asset Manager. Responsibilities • Marketing o Online Reputation Management- Gather information from online sources for apartment portfolio including ratings, reviews, social media and marketing by property. Shop properties & compile reports Market Survey- track changes in market surveys from property management companies & phone shop competition regularly. Site Visit Management- Assist Senior Asset Management in organization of site visits including preparation, data download after visit and follow-up reports. Weekly Reports o Portfolio Overview- Compile data from property management companies into a summary report and distribute. o Occupancy & Leasing Graphs- use data from weekly report to create graphs. Management Company Correspondence o Incident Reports, Capital Requests, Legal Cases, Insurance Claims- receive reports, file electronically and enter into tracking spreadsheets. Gather information as requested by Senior Asset Manager. Development o Construction Draw Package- follow up on requested information and compile for review by Development Manager. o Request for Proposal Monitoring- Monitor RFP/RFQ’s within university system, log potential projects in tracking spreadsheet for review by Development Manager. o Quarterly Reports & Investment Packages- receive data, compile, print and mail to investors. o o • • • • Experience & Qualifications • Candidates should have 2-4 years experience in a supportive role in a real estate company. • Proficient in Microsoft programs e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Access and Publisher • Good organizational, communication and people skills • Miscellaneous office skills (e.g., typing, filing, scanning) Analyst, Tavistock Development Company, 2/26/2014 Firm: Tavistock Development Company Position(s): RE &/or Financial Analyst Location: Orlando, FL Description: see below Contact: Mr. Dan Byrnes The ideal candidate(s) would have a business background (MSRE degree is a big plus) with an interest in working for a multifaceted real estate development company. 1-3 years of experience is preferred. The position(s) are in Orlando, Florida. We are looking for hardworking, problem solvers who have the ability to learn quickly and immediately apply that knowledge in the workplace. The direct employer will be Tavistock Development Company. Brokerage Associate, Investment Sales, NAI Realvest, 2/26/2014 Firm: NAI Realvest Position: Brokerage Associate Location: Orlando, FL Description: see below Contact: Mr. Thomas E. Hankins, CCIM, SIOR [email protected] Job Description Internationally affiliated Regional commercial real estate firm, located in Maitland, FL, seeks 1-2 positive, energetic, motivated broker associates to join our Investment Services Group. Qualified candidates will be working with a senior level investment broker and will possess a high level of cognitive and analytical skill, an entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to multitask, and determination and self-motivation in performing the following responsibilities: • Implement investment group strategies by effectively managing multiple projects and ensuring they are completed on time. • Networking, marketing and relationship-building; identify and canvass property owners and investors through a variety of approaches. Utilize and maintain group contact database information, generate new business by arranging meetings to pursue acquisition and disposition opportunities or supplying clients with timely industry and market updates as it relates to their asset needs. • Provide support to team goals; create, update and research property and owner profiles, including critical qualitative research, detailed financial analysis, production of presentation materials, i.e., CoStar or web based lease and sales comparable analysis, opinions of value, market overviews, disposition or acquisition presentations. • Review and analyze quantitative portfolio data, legal documents and other materials as part of sale process, perform complex financial analyses with minimal supervision, including cash flow projections, valuation models, and sensitivity analyses. • Participate in periodic group and sales meetings to update colleagues on sales activity, new business generating efforts, prospects and market knowledge and trends. Desired Skills & Experience • Minimum 2-years of experience in Finance or Commercial Real Estate. Bachelor’s in Business, with Finance or Real Estate major, or CCIM Designation preferred. • Strong organizational and technology proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, internet research,CRM Database and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with Act, CoStar, Argus preferred. • Financial analysis and market research experience, with demonstrated ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information and translate into strategic deliverables required. • Ability to multi-task, work successfully under pressure and effectively manage time and workload with discretion regarding personal and industry-related matters. • Professional attire and appearance with 'Can do' attitude, takes initiative, self-motivated and able to work in a busy environment, with the ability to build strong client relationships. • State of Florida Real Estate Salesperson’s License required. Company Interested in a Career in Commercial Real Estate - For over 20 years NAI Realvest has served Central Florida with a full range of commercial real estate services. Our years of experience, local market knowledge and the power of the NAI Network’s 375 offices in 55 countries worldwide, have achieved unparalleled results! NAI’s Global Network closed more than $45 Billion in transactions last year and we’re on pace to exceed that this year. Local Knowledge, Global Resources – NAI Realvest At NAI Realvest, equal talent will always get equal opportunity.(DFWP) Financial Analyst, Real Properties of America, Inc., 2/26/2014 Firm: Real Properties of America, Inc. Position: Financial Analyst Location: Oak Brook, IL Description: See below Contact: Mr. Jeffrey Kuehling Summary The Capital Markets group is looking for an organized, detail-oriented candidate with sound knowledge of accounting and financial concepts to support the capital markets team. The position is highly visible to executive management and will focus on running the corporate model. Duties and Responsibilities • Establish understanding and ownership of the corporate model. • Develop procedures for keeping the model current with real-time information, track all changes and analyze the effects of changes on forecasted performance for review with AVP-Finance. • Assist in all aspects of debt covenant compliance, including preparation and review of debt compliance and fair value calculations. • Assist in creation of various external materials including rating agencies presentations, corporate updates, and bank presentations. • Collaborate on various ad hoc projects with the Capital Markets and Internal Reporting teams. Requirements • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, demonstrating strong academic performance. • 1-3 years’ experience in Public Accounting or Finance, CPA/CFA track a plus • Expert proficiency in Excel and strong analytic abilities; proficiency with Power Point • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills a must, to interact with groups internally and Executive Management • Ability to multi-task various projects to hard deadlines, including prioritizing and time-managing recurring duties as ad hoc projects arise • Quick learner, resourceful, able to run with a project based on objectives (with little direction), and has the intuition to grasp “the big picture” from the smaller pieces of information. Key Competencies • Detail Oriented • Expert Excel Proficiency • Strong understanding of financial concepts and metrics • Self Starter • Decision-Making Skills • Ability to Multi-Task • Problem-Solving Skills • Flexible & Adaptable • Strong Communication Skills Portfolio Analyst, Real Properties of America, Inc., 2/26/2014 Firm: Real Properties of America, Inc. Position: Portfolio Analyst Location: Oak Brook, IL Description: See below Contact: Mr. Jeffrey Kuehling Summary The Asset Management group is looking for an organized, detail‐focused candidate with sound knowledge of accounting and financial concepts to support asset managers, the transactions team and senior management. The ideal candidate must be able to multi‐task, work well under deadlines with high attention to detail and require minimal direct supervision. The position will interact with many business functions as well as senior and executive management. Duties and Responsibilities • Assist with the preparation of annual property‐level budgets and monthly cash flow reforecasts for assigned portfolio. • Conduct regular variance analyses to ensure property performance is consistent with business plan and budget. • Develop and maintain financial models to forecast leasing activity and other portfolio‐level metrics. • Participate in the acquisition, disposition, due diligence and closing processes. • Review and abstract various legal documents including leases, operating agreements and loan documents. • Prepare ad hoc strategic financial analyses in support of asset and senior management. • Interact with several departments including Leasing, Property Management, Legal, Debt Capital Markets and Corporate Finance on various asset and portfolio management projects. Position Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree with strong academic performance (preference for real estate, finance or accounting) • 0‐5 years’ experience in institutional real estate • Above‐average proficiency in Excel with Argus experience a plus • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Articulate and comfortable interfacing with professionals at all levels Key Competencies • Detail Oriented • Dependable • Financial and Business Acumen • Self Starter • Decision-Making Skills • Ability to Multi-Task • Problem-Solving Skills • Flexible & Adaptable • Communication Skills Asset/Project Manager, TerraCap Management Corp, 2/26/2014 Firm: TerraCap Management Corp Position: Asset/Project Manager Location: Tampa, FL Description: see below Contact: Mr. Albert S. Livingston Description Asset Management • Oversee financial functions for projects, including: o Preparing and revising property budgets, o Managing quarterly budget reviews including reconciling all variances, o Reviewing and preparing lender/equity draws, o Reviewing and approving all invoices for projects, o Accounting functions as needed such as billing, rent collection, and completion of monthly accounting reports, o Prepare weekly leasing and TI progress updates, and o Manage lease abstract process • As needed assist in preparing detailed financial feasibility pro-formas and information/marketing packages for projects, from initial calculations through complete presentation packages for equity financing, construction/permanent financing, and disposition. • Work with listing brokers to oversee marketing and leasing activities. • Participate in lease negotiations. • Maintain all electronic and hard copy project files. • Assist in identifying new acquisition opportunities. Work with broker, owner’s rep. etc. to compile and review due-diligence material on perspective property acquisition. TI Build-Out/Capital Improvements Management • Work with Property Manager to manage capital improvement projects for existing buildings. • Work with new tenant, broker, architect, engineer to develop space plan and CD’s for suites and oversee permitting/bid and construction of facilities. • Work with Contractor to value engineer CD’s. • Act as owner rep liaison to tenant and work with property management to ensure tenant space is delivered on time and within budget. Maintain positive relationship with tenant upon suite delivery. • Manage design and construction of site work ancillary to buildings (roadway, parking, and site/landscape upgrades projects). General Office • Keep Management informed the projects’ status and information required by all involved in order to assure timely progression of projects assigned. • Perform any needed General Office tasks required for office day-to-day operations. • • Promote TerraCap in the community. Specifically, attend industry events (NAIOP, ULI, CCIM), apply for building recognition awards, advertise in trade journals, maintain relationships with local brokers, lenders, contractors, and design professionals. Must be available to work after hours and weekends as needed. First Year Expectations 1.) High level of proficiency in Asset Management functions. 2.) Complete responsibility of Tenant Improvement and Capital Expense projects. 3.) Obtain Florida Real Estate Salesperson license and Florida Notary Public license. 4.) Assimilate into a hard-working, motivated office. 5.) Enjoy the position responsibilities and develop mindset as a good steward of TerraCap investments. Qualifications The ideal candidate will have B.A./B.S. degree in construction, finance, architecture, engineering, or real estate, with 2-4 years of related work experience. The position will require attention to detail, excellent technical skills, ability to multi-task, and a solid foundation/understanding of finance, scheduling, estimating, budgeting, quality control, and contracts. Ability to read and correctly interpret leases, contracts, and construction plans/drawings. Excellent organizational skills are an absolute must. Requires computer literacy in Excel, Word, Outlook, Argus, and Yardi. Expected start Second Quarter, 2014. Site Acquisitions Representative, Encore Real Estate Development, 2/26/2014 Firm: Encore Real Estate Development Position: Site Acquisitions Representative Location: Orlando/Jacksonville region Description: see below Contact: Ms. Sarah M. Liakos Description Encore Real Estate Development, a commercial developer based in the Tampa Bay area, is looking to establish a presence in the Orlando/Jacksonville area. In order to do so, we’re currently seeking a Site Acquisitions Representative that will be responsible for site analysis and selection. Responsibilities Include • Identify sites for new projects • Identify income producing properties for acquisition • Negotiate Purchase & Sale Agreements/Lease Agreements/Amendments Experience Required 3-5 years APPLICATION INFORMATION Encore Real Estate Development Sarah M Liakos [email protected] http://www.encore-re.com Real Estate Acquisitions & Strategic Development Intern, Ram Realty Services, 2/26/2014 Firm: Ram Realty Services Position: Real Estate Acquisitions & Strategic Development Intern Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL Description: see below Contact: Please send resume to [email protected] Company Info Ram Realty Services is an affiliated group of companies and partnerships that acquire, develop, manage and finance retail and multifamily properties in the Southeast. We pursue the acquisition, development, and redevelopment of commercial, multifamily and mixed-use real estate. Target markets include, but are not limited too; South Florida, Tampa Bay, Orlando, Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Nashville and Atlanta. Our strategy includes ground-up development, adaptive re-use, and the acquisition and redevelopment of existing assets. Since 1996 the company has deployed in excess of $1.5 billion in real estate transactions. Mission Ram is committed to making places that are socially responsible, economically vibrant and environmentally sustainable. Summary Participate in an eight-week program designed to provide technical knowledge and practical understanding of commercial and residential development including site selection, acquisitions, project development, leasing and all aspects of real estate asset management and redevelopment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Develop familiarity with target markets and an understanding of tenants’ requirements and preference within a market. • Coordinate due diligence, analysis and pricing parameters with commercial/residential divisions. • Assist in determining a property’s preliminary feasibility via cash flow projections and assumptions, comparable rental and sales analysis, and detailed financial modeling. • Develop specific and overall project budgets and financial schedules of a site acquisition target. • Prepare monthly and periodic development progress reports. • Prepare site leasing information packages, including site plans and demographic maps. • Understand and identify the components of a marketing budget and brand identification. • Prepare and review Letters of Intent. • Review monthly commercial asset property reports, prepare vouchers, and exercise judgment with respect to delinquencies. • Assist in the development and implementation of tenant retention strategies and marketing and advertising programs. • Assist in the processes associated with the preparation, implementation, and direction of a redevelopment project. Characteristics Required • • • • • • Excellent communication and organization skills High degree of professionalism in appearance and demeanor Commitment to quality results Dependability, integrity, and willingness to learn Proven time management skills Adaptability, flexibility, and champion of change Contact: Please send resume to [email protected] Real Estate Analyst, Value Tech Realty Services, Inc., 2/21/2014 Firm: Value Tech Realty Services, Inc. Position: Real Estate Analyst Location: Lutz, FL Contact: Mr. Anthony Marasco Value Tech Realty Services, Inc. is currently looking to add energetic career oriented professionals to its real estate advisory and valuation group. This is an excellent full-time opportunity for individuals looking to get into the real estate industry and grow with an expanding company. Job Description • Research real estate markets throughout the United States and gather various market parameters through phone interviews, census data, on-site inspections and interviews, and other primary and secondary research techniques. • • Utilize quantitative and qualitative critical thinking skills to understand and derive project related conclusions such as project feasibility. Create and write various components of analytical reports. • Deliver objective consultation and guidance to clients. • Assist senior level staff in collecting, organizing and evaluating due diligence items for valuations of various real estate components. Skill Requirements and Education • An ideal candidate would have 0-2 years of work experience in a related field or demonstrated interest in real estate analytics and/or valuation. • • • Bachelor’s degree required; Economics, Real Estate, Finance or related field preferred. Critical thinker with strong research, analytical and problem solving skills. Keen attention to detail with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously on unrelated projects. • • Self-motivated and willing to work with a small team in a fast paced, demanding environment. Strong computer proficiency with intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc). • • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, quantitative, writing and communication skills. Honest and ethical with flexible work schedule, allowing for extra time to meet aggressive deadlines. • Valid driver’s license, as the Real Estate Analyst will travel occasionally. Company Value Tech Realty Services, Inc. is a multifaceted company that provides the real estate investment field with consulting and advisory services that include market feasibility analyses, valuation analytics, and other market research studies. The professionals at Value Tech Realty Services, Inc. are highly respected for their dedication to servicing the needs of the real estate investment and finance community. Application Process All candidates must provide a resume with cover letter and are strongly encouraged to provide a writing sample that demonstrates their ability to write proficiently with a professional and objective disposition. Please attach the aforementioned items to an email and send to Anthony Marasco. Senior Associate, Halstatt Real Estate Partners, 2/11/2014 Halstatt Organizational Description Halstatt Real Estate Partners (HREP) is the private equity real estate division of Halstatt, LLC. Halstatt is the operating and investment company of the Sproul family. The Sproul family and the principals of Halstatt Real Estate Partners have a combined 70 years of experience spearheading, investing in and delivering high end commercial and residential real estate throughout Florida. The principals of HREP Fund I and II have deployed over $200 million of capital in the last 2.5 years in the Florida market. HREP strives to partner with operating and JV partners to own, develop and manage quality real estate projects that will generate superior investment returns for Halstatt, our limited partners and our principals. Job Description • Senior Associate • Join the Halstatt team in Naples, Fl • Work closely with the principals of the Halstatt Real Estate Funds on all elements of real estate transactions • Understand the key drivers of real estate value and associated risks in order to help evaluate investment opportunities • Assist in all elements of traditional due diligence for new portfolio acquisitions • Create financial models as part of the underwriting process • Prepare and help present opportunities to the investment committee and fund principals • Lead the post-investment work on portfolio projects, including: managing third party property managers, overseeing leasing activity, spearheading capex projects, and providing guidance for sales and marketing efforts • Support the Fund’s initiatives to successfully deploy capital across numerous real estate asset classes Qualifications • Bachelors degree with high achievement (MBA preferred but not required) • Two to five years of real estate experience including private equity, asset management and/or development work • Proficiency in financial modeling (Excel and ARGUS), transaction structure, documentation and execution • • • • Strong interpersonal skills and analytic capabilities Excellent verbal and written skills Ability to work effectively with principals and partners Self-motivated with a proven ability to thrive in a flexible and entrepreneurial environment Intersted candidates should contact Bob Sullivan at [email protected] . Transaction Real Estate Hospitality Staff, Earnst & Young LLP, 2/11/2014 Position: Transaction Real Estate Hospitality Staff Position Start: Summer or Fall 2014 City: Miami Majors: Hospitality, Hotel Management, Real Estate (MS and BS are welcome - but no MBAs) Job Functions: Hospitality, Hotel Management, Real Estate To be considered for an interview at Ernst & Young LLP (EY) • You must first apply using your school’s online recruiting system for only one of our positions • You must apply through our online system at www.ey.com/us/apply. Select the job description for which you are applying: Campus Full Time, Intern or MBA Application. In addition, apply via the CRC website to complete your application. What it means to be part of EY Transaction Advisory Services How companies manage their capital agenda today will define their competitive position tomorrow. We work with clients to create social and economic value by helping them make better, more informed decisions about strategically managing capital and transactions in fast changing-markets. Whether they’re advising clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital, EY’s Transaction Advisory Services combine a unique set of skills, insight and experience to deliver focused advice. We help companies drive competitive advantage and increased returns through improved decisions across all aspects of their capital agenda. An introduction to Transaction Advisory Services – Real Estate & Hospitality The EY Real Estate & Hospitality Transaction Advisory Services practice is the leading provider of professional services to owners, developers, builders, operators, capital providers and users of real estate. Having the largest hospitality practice among the Big Four firms, we provide a full scope of real estate advisory services to every major segment of the hospitality industry. Our Real Estate & Hospitality Transaction Advisory Services practice brings the best people together to join forces with our clients to do all it takes, from thought to finish, to achieve positive significant change. What this means for you Staff professionals on the EY Real Estate & Hospitality Transaction Advisory Services team will serve as a member of multiple client engagement teams. Responsibilities may include: • Working with a wide variety of real estate and hospitality-specific clients, including owners, developers, builders, financial institutions, lenders and pension funds, as well as numerous Fortune 500 companies • Assisting with typical engagements such as market studies, financial analyses, development advisory, return on investment calculations, transaction due diligence, appraisals and valuations, strategic planning, property performance enhancement, portfolio analysis and cash flow modeling • Other responsibilities may include collection of market information; analysis of real estate documents, including appraisals and lending documents; performing market studies; cash flow modeling; and report writing Position requirements To qualify, candidates must be or have: Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Hotel Management (coursework in finance or real estate preferred) • A strong academic record, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant to this position • Understanding of lodging industry metrics; familiarity with hotel operations and processes • Advanced financial modeling skills with proficiency with Excel and Access • Basic research skills • Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally in a professional environment • Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills • Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment • A strong work initiative, high energy level and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas • Integrity within a professional environment • Flexible and willing to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary. The ability and willingness to travel is required • Depending on location, a valid driver's license due to travel requirements Real Estate Financial Analyst – Acquisitions Underwriting, Carter Validus Advisors, 2/10/14 Firm: Carter Validus Advisors Position: Real Estate Financial Analyst – Acquisitions Underwriting Location: Corporate Office in Tampa, FL 4211 Boy Scout Blvd, Suite 500, 33607 Contact: Sharon Millburg [email protected] or Nicolas Cassaude [email protected] Target Group: Graduate students or alumni Timing: Immediate hire but would wait until graduation for the right candidate Carter Validus Advisors is the advisor to Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, a non-traded public REIT focused on real estate acquisitions in the healthcare and data center industries. The Analyst will be responsible for financial modeling and underwriting of potential real estate acquisitions including, tenant lease reviews, tenant credit underwriting, and market analysis. Job Responsibilities • Perform financial modeling and underwriting for potential real estate acquisitions. • Read, abstract, and analyze legal real estate related documentation including leases, purchase and sale agreements, and loan documents • Perform due diligence and research of real estate markets and tenants • • • • • • Analyze tenant financial statements for current and past trends in key performance indicators including revenue, expenses, and cash flow, as well as financial position indicators such as liquidity and leverage Prepare clear concise summary documentation and spreadsheets that support and explain the basis of the analyses for use in presentations, proposals and/or reports Draft Letters of Intent for real estate acquisition offers Draft investment summaries for presentation to the firm’s management and investment committee Coordinate with Due Diligence and Asset Management teams throughout the acquisition process Complete special projects and other additional duties as assigned Job Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Real Estate, or related business • 1-3 years of progressive financial analysis work experience in real estate finance • Strong math, financial modeling skills, and understanding of real estate financial modeling concepts such as IRR, DCF and NPV • Strong analytical and organizational skills • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Excellent computer skills including MS Office, ARGUS experience is desirable • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team • Ability to engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously • Ability to work in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment with low to moderate supervision Senior Analyst, LNR Partners, 1/31/2014 Firm: LNR Partners, LLC Position: Senior Analyst Location: Miami Beach, FL Description: see below Department: Loan Asset Management Job Summary The analyst is responsible for providing analytical and other support to Team Leaders in the analysis and workout of non-performing mortgage loans Job Duties and Responsibilities The Loan Asset Management Analyst will assist Team Leaders in the analysis and formulation of workout strategies on complex non-performing loans and assist in the underwriting of securitized loans for new CMBS investments. Key subsets of loans that the Analyst will focus on include consent requests for performing loans (lease approvals, loan assumptions, property redevelopment, condemnations and other requests) as well as certain specially serviced assets as designated by the Director of Asset Management. The key job responsibilities of the Loan Asset Management Analyst are as follows: • • Track loan and property-level information, including financial statements. Analyze property financial statements and rent rolls for specific loans, such as those with multiple properties, business loans (e.g., hotels) and watch list loans. Analysis includes normalizing, • • • • • • • • • reviewing and comparing operating expenses, rollover schedules, and where applicable, preparing trailing 12-month financials and proforma’s. Prepare select property & loan valuations in LNR’s proprietary cash flow model for review by Asset Manager (including gathering market data and speaking with local sources). Track servicing requests on selected assets and review servicing numbers for accuracy against loan documents. Coordinate with outside legal counsel, brokers and other third parties, as necessary. Research market, tenant and borrower information on public records databases, such as Bloomberg, Lexis/Nexis. Work with Asset Managers and legal counsel to review loan documentation as needed. Review lease terms and prepare lease approval memorandums. Analyze alternative workout scenarios using NPV analysis and participate in negotiations with Borrowers for non-performing loans. Underwrite prospective owners of property in connection with the assumption of the existing mortgage loan. Ad-hoc and miscellaneous projects that pertain to the efficiency of the Loan Asset Management department. Knowledge and Skills • Excellent organizational skills. • Ability to work on multiple tasks with multiple people. Self-starter and self-motivated. • Prior financial analysis, preferably in real estate, or other applicable real estate background. • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Good computer skills including Word and Excel. • Applicants must have U.S. Work Authorization. Education and Experience • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance. MBA with emphasis on real estate and/or finance may be substituted for a portion of work experience. • Certifications: None required. • Minimum of 2 years related work experience; experience with loan underwriting and structured real estate finance preferred. • Opportunities for early advancementexist for motivated individuals who exhibit strong analytical and negotiating skills. This position description outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted. It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties. Analyst, LNR Partners, 1/31/2014 Firm: LNR Partners, LLC Position: Analyst Location: Miami Beach, FL Description: see below Contact: please submit resumes to [email protected] The Analyst position is a full-time, commercial real estate and structured finance employment opportunity at LNR’s corporate headquarters in Miami Beach, FL. Analysts will gain experience in multiple aspects of LNR’s business as they rotate through a variety of departments which may include Investment Management, Loan Asset Management, Real Estate Asset Management, Loan Sale Advisory and Loan Origination. Responsibilities in Investment Management include reviewing and monitoring the performance of CMBS and whole-loan transactions where LNR has invested its capital. Analysts will also provide support to the Acquisitions team, who analyze and invest in CMBS, sub-performing whole-loan pools and other CRE debt products. In Loan Asset Management, the Analyst will provide support to Loan Asset Managers in negotiating resolutions for defaulted loans or “work-outs”. This will require analysts to review loan documents, prepare underwriting analyses of the underlying collateral and participate in calls with borrowers. In Real Estate Asset Management, the Analyst will work with Real Estate Asset Managers to provide all levels of analytical support for the management, lease-up and ultimate disposition of foreclosed properties. Responsibilities include researching market conditions, reviewing leasing opportunities, site visits, overseeing property level-management and ultimately assisting with the sale of the property. Analysts may also spend a portion of their rotation with the Loan Sale Advisory group where they will assist with valuing loans, drafting asset summary reports and interacting with prospective note purchasers. Finally, analysts may work with the Loan Origination team identifying and underwriting potential lending opportunities. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of work experience. Candidates from different educational and experience levels are also welcome to apply. Examples of recent Analyst hires include: college graduates, former investment banking analysts and junior real estate consultants. An interest in commercial real estate and a willingness to relocate to Miami, FL are important hiring considerations. COMPANY DESCRIPTION LNR is a diversified real estate, investment, finance and management company. LNR has created one of the nation's leading and most respected franchises in the CRE industry. LNR invests indirectly in real estate by purchasing non-investment grade CMBS as well as other distressed CRE debt products where LNR can act as special servicer and utilize its underwriting and workout skills to enhance the performance and value of these securities. LNR also invests directly in real estate by acquiring, developing, repositioning, managing and selling properties. SALARY: Based on experience WEBSITE: www.lnrproperty.com Senior Financial Analyst for South Florida Multifamily Investment Sales Team, Institutional Property Advisors, 1/28/2014 Firm: Institutional Property Advisors Position:: Senior Financial Analyst for South Florida Multifamily Investment Sales team Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL Description: see below Contact: Resumes should be sent to Melanie Libou at [email protected] Job Title Senior Financial Analyst for South Florida Multifamily Investment Sales team with Institutional Property Advisors. The senior brokers on the team have collective Multifamily Investments sales experience of nearly forty years and we have transacted in excess of 60,000 units with a total value greater than six billion. We are consistently recognized among the top brokerage teams both locally and nationally based on transactional velocity. Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL About The senior financial analyst is responsible for all underwriting of Multifamily assets to evaluate potential listing assignments. This requires strong analytical capabilities, understanding of property operations and the ability to read a P&L and analyze a rent roll taking into consideration market trends, demand drivers, competitive properties, the local economy, supply pipeline, etc… The candidate needs to be fast learner and proactive self starter who is task and deadline oriented. We work in a fast paced environment that can be highly demanding and requires strong multi tasking and organizational skills. Other responsibilities include: - Tracking of investment sales and sales trends, rental rates and rental trends, the employment market and other factors that impact demand and value for multifamily communities. - Research and updating of industry leading development pipeline report with updates published quarterly - Financial underwriting and creation of rent and sales surveys for broker opinion of value - Fielding questions on underwriting from potential investors and ability to clearly explain assumptions Required Skills Include: - Strong analytical and research capabilities - High level of proficiency in Excel - Meticulous attention to detail - Good computer skills - Strong work ethic Ideally a candidate will be well spoken with good communication skills. With the right candidate the position and responsibilities will grow over time to include more client interaction including property tours, involvement in listing presentations and other client presentations. Substantial upside in compensation will be available for a candidate who can take on these additional responsibilities. Please let me know if you need any other information from me. Resumes should be sent to Melanie Libou at [email protected] Financial Junior Acquisitions Analyst, Grand Peaks Property Management, 1/24/2014 Firm: Grand Peaks Property Management Position: Financial Junior Acquisitions Analyst Location: South Florida Description: see below Contact: Ms. Carla Varnold, 720-889-9211, [email protected] Primary Job Responsibilities The primary job responsibility of the position supports the Denver team as it relates to real estate development in acquisitions and evaluation of the current portfolio. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: • • • • • • • • • • Create, modify, and update pro forma cash flow Conduct extensive market and economic research Analyze proposals and market data for acquisitions Produce investment memorandum Communicate with property managers, owners, brokers and investors Create reporting as requested Support the operations and asset management teams Assist with due diligence, data collection, and closing process Assist with current rehab projects in the FL market Other duties, as assigned Physical Requirements The functions below are required CONSTANTLY (66% - 100% of the time): • Walking or sitting • Bending/stooping/squatting • Computer input • Grasping/gripping • Finger dexterity • Coordination of hand, eye, and foot The functions below are required FREQUENTLY (33% - 66% of the time): • Standing The functions below are required OCCASIONALLY (10% - 33% of the time): • Reaching above the shoulder • Lift 5 – 25 lbs. • Pushing and pulling Specific Job Requirements: Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Overtime including weekends as needed. Equipment Used: Computer, scanner, telephone, and other busisness-related equipment. Qualifications: Practical experience required with five to seven years of work experience in real estate. Understanding of basic real estate terms and concepts (NOI, cap rates, contracts,etc.). Advanced skills in Excel, proficient in Word and Power Point, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently. Proven work history of working indepentendly. Bachelors Degree with a finance or real estate major. Summer Internship – Real Estate Private Equity Analysis, Prudential Real Estate Advisors, 1/21/2014 Summer Internship opp. sent to us by UF MSRE and MBA grad., Mr. Grant Rogers: Firm: Prudential Real Estate Investors Location: Atlanta, GA Position: Summer Internship – Real Estate Private Equity Investment Analyst Description/Contact: see below In order to be considered, you must apply directly to Prudential’s Campus Recruitment site within 48 hours of submitting your resume through Career Services. Please copy and paste the URL link below into your internet browser: https://pru.taleo.net/careersection/pru_campus_core/jobdetail.ftl?job=HUM0004S&lang=en&src=CFE10580 Business Overview: Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) is the real estate investment management business of Prudential Financial. PREI is comprised of fund management centers in the US located in Madison, New Jersey, Atlanta, Chicago, New York and San Francisco. PREI has multiple global offices including: Munich, London, Singapore, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. PREI's specialized operating units offer a broad range of investment opportunities and investment management services in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. PREI’s Principles of Business include doing the right thing, building bridges, valuing our people and working to win; we also place high importance on sustainability. As of June 30, 2013, PREI managed over $51.7 billion in gross real estate assets ($38.7 billion net) on behalf of clients worldwide and ranks among the largest real estate investment managers. For more information, please visit http://www.prei.com. We are seeking bright and highly motivated college students to join the team as a Summer Investment Analyst. The successful candidate would play an important and integral role on the team. The position offers an outstanding opportunity to learn and develop a broad range of financial, credit, real estate underwriting, analytical, marketing, and presentation skills. As a PREI intern, you will have the opportunity to experience acquisitions, asset management or portfolio management roles. An ideal candidate will be self-motivated and comfortable working in teams. PREI has intern opportunities in Madison, NJ, Atlanta, GA, San Francisco, CA and Chicago, IL. Description: A successful candidate will be able to perform some or all of the following: • Analyze and underwrite investment decisions for leasing, financing, buy/sell scenarios including preparation of cash flow models, sensitivity tables, and property valuations, and joint venture structuring • Participate in the property budget and strategic plan process • Coordinate property appraisal process and review appraisals for accuracy • Provide quarterly portfolio level reports (insurance, rollover, tenant surveys) • Prepare Investment Committee memorandums and related support through risk analysis and in-depth understanding of investment factors • Analyze economic, legal, political and market conditions within assigned areas • Support the transaction due diligence and closing processes Requirements and Skills: • Candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Real Estate or other similar major • Minimum GPA of a 3.2 or higher, is ideal/highly preferred • Strong organizational skills • Familiarity with MS Office applications, (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) & ability to learn new applications • Excellent communications skills • Detail orientation • Ability to work independently and collaboratively • Willing to travel approximately 25% of the term of the internship Any applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to an extensive background screening. Failure to comply will eliminate an applicant from consideration for this position. Any negative information obtained as a result of the background screening may result in the disqualification of the applicant from this and any other position in Prudential. All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Prudential is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. Analyst, Client of Blakely, Hood & Associates, Inc., 1/20/2014 Firm: Client of Blakely, Hood & Associates, Inc. Position: Analyst Location: Corporate Office in Tampa Description: see below Contact: Lynn Hood, Blakely, Hood & Associates, Inc. The Analyst within the Asset Management Department is responsible for the analysis and reporting on a national portfolio of Data Centers and Medical Facilities. Typical duties would include financial analysis, credit analysis of the tenants, market evaluation and property inspections. This person will be based in Tampa but will support Asset Managers located in other cities. The ability to take direction from offset supervisors and also independently direct oneself will be vital in this role. JOB REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor's degree (Accounting, Finance or Real Estate preferred) • 1-3 years of commercial real estate experience required • Strong verbal and writing skills • A robust financial analysis background and (NPV, IRR, lease comparison, ROI, DCF modeling, payback, financial statements, etc.). • Strong Excel skills • ARGUS experience is required. • The ability to not only work as part of a diversified team but also independently. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Create ARGUS Models from Initial Underwriting • Maintain integrity of assigned ARGUS models on a regular basis, will include: o Leasing updates o Tenant changes o Capital activity o Market assumption changes • Provide analytical support for Asset Managers, which will include, but not limited to: o Lease analysis o Ongoing analysis of tenant’s credit o Capital payback analysis o Market tracking analysis o Expense recovery o Re-forecasts o Cash flow modeling o Annual Budgets • Monitor property performance, such as the review of monthly financial statements, accounts receivable balances, capital expenditure activity, etc. • Inspect property and its direct competition. • Provide due diligence support for acquisitions and dispositions. Commercial Real Estate- Summer Financial Analyst 1/20/2014 Firm: Wells Fargo Position: Commercial Real Estate-Summer Financial Analyst Program Locations: Charlotte, NC; Atlanta, GA and Fort Lauderdale, FL Description: see below Contact: Please visit www.wellsfargo.com/careers to create a searchable job seeker profile in addition to applying through your career center. The Summer Financial Analyst Program is designed to provide undergraduate students with an in-depth understanding of the day-to-day responsibilities of a full-time analyst. You will gain exposure to Wells Fargo’s operations, business strategies, and corporate culture by working with experienced team members. The program is approximately 10 weeks in length and is non-rotational. Offers are made for a specific Commercial Real Estate business and location, based on candidate preference and business need. COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE Wells Fargo Commercial Real Estate provides financing services to real estate owners, developers, investors, and real estate investment trusts (REITs), through all stages of their growth and development. We've built the strongest commercial real estate relationship management team in the industry. Our relationship managers handle transactions of different sizes, financing various asset types and classes in locations nationwide. Commercial real estate is a cyclical business, and our wide range of services gives us the flexibility to help our clients through even the most difficult economic cycles. We serve institutional, regional, and private clients throughout the U.S. In addition we have specialized lending businesses that include: - Homebuilder Banking: Serves regional, institutional, and public homebuilders Hospitality Finance: Serves leading hotel owners nationwide, including well-capitalized private owners/operators, institutional real estate funds dedicated to hospitality, and public hotel REITs Real Estate Merchant Banking: Purchases performing and non-performing assets and provides mezzanine financing structured debt and equity investments REIT Finance: Serves publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and REIT-like clients SUPPORT FOR YOUR SUCCESS We focus on your training and development so you’ll be prepared to take your next career step once you graduate from college. Here’s what you’ll get: A one-week orientation in San Francisco where you will gain insight into Wells Fargo’s corporate and credit culture, as well as opportunities for community involvement, networking and analytical training in line of business-specific concepts. - A Buddy Program that will match you with a full-time analyst and a high-performing relationship manager who will be your resource, coach and confidant, available to answer your questions, help you through challenging situations, and give you feedback throughout the course of the summer. - A speaker series featuring Wells Fargo’s top leaders, where you can gain insight into how to make the most of your summer experience, and learn about current trends in the financial markets. - Organized activities that promote community involvement and networking with other summer and full-time analysts across business lines. YOUR NEXT STEP Analysts who successfully complete the Summer Financial Analyst Program are considered for the Financial Analyst Program. A significant number of people who work with us during the summer return to Wells Fargo full-time LEARN MORE For additional information about the Summer Financial Analyst Program and Wells Fargo businesses, please visit: www.wellsfargo.com/lendingcareers. PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum qualifications - Strong analytical skills - Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills - Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask and work in a deadline-driven environment - A high level of initiative, accountability, and attention to details - Proficient with Microsoft Office®, including Excel and Word Preferred qualifications - Bachelor’s degree with an expected graduation in December 2014 or May/June 2015 Wells Fargo will not sponsor visas for these positions, and will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on their F-1 or other student visa status. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Please visit www.wellsfargo.com/careers to create a searchable job seeker profile in addition to applying through your career center. Senior Asset Manager, 13 th Floor Investments, 1/14/2014 Job opp. from the firm of alumnus Daryl Shevin, CFA. 13th Floor Investments is a vertically integrated real estate investment and management company based in Miami, Florida. Through our family of real estate fund vehicles, we acquire real estate assets by investing at various levels of the capital stack. We seek to invest in real estate assets at a cost-advantageous basis and drive value through a focus on operations and cash-flow management. Critical to our success has been the ability to invest opportunistically and to assume the role of both investor and operator, across all asset classes and stages of the economic cycle. We collectively manage a portfolio of active investments and development projects with a total project value of over $600M. 13th Floor Investments is seeking a qualified and intelligent professional to join its team as a Senior Asset Manager. The Senior Asset Manager will have a broad range of responsibilities related to the overall management and execution of investment strategies for a portfolio of real estate investments that contains residential and commercial assets. Candidates must be self-starters with desire to lead and establish processes and procedures for the effective management of a diverse portfolio. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced asset manager to join a growth-oriented firm. As a senior member of an entrepreneurial team, the Senior Asset Manager will have a meaningful impact on the creation/revision of company-wide protocol and procedures for the effective and efficient management of the company’s assets. To qualify, candidates must have: • A bachelor’s degree in real estate, accounting, finance, or business with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Relevant advanced education is a plus • A minimum of 3 years of work experience specifically in real estate asset management • Experience in commercial real estate underwriting, acquisition due diligence, real estate valuation, asset management, finance, or market research • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and third-party service providers • Strong analytical skills and financial acumen • Advanced Excel, Word, and PowerPoint capabilities • An interest in using technology or systems to allow for efficient management of assets • Strong oral and written communication skills • Ability to manage multiple and complex operational matters on a daily basis • Desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment as part of an entrepreneurial-minded organization Responsibilities include: • Lead process of updating and implementing policies and procedures for the effective and efficient management of assets owned or managed by 13th Floor Investments • • • • • • • • • Creation of detailed budgets, schedules, and reporting memoranda to track and communicate performance; Prepare, review, and maintain cash flow, profitability, and return on investment analyses Recognize and respond to key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments Oversight of internal and third-party property management Retain and oversee relationships with outside consultants such as architectural, engineering, and environmental professionals utilized in the execution or diligence of investments Develop people and delegate work efficiently and effectively Understand complex investment structures, mortgage documents, development agreements, partnership agreements, and purchase and sale agreements Assist in financial and operational due diligence for acquisitions Active participation in senior management meetings with regular reporting to partners and principals of the organization Establish and preserve a culture of accuracy, quality, and service in all client and partner relationships Compensation: • Base Salary commensurate with experience (expected range between $60,000-$80,000); plus annual performance based bonus Interested candidates, please forward your resume for consideration to [email protected] Retail Acquisitions Manager, client of RETS Associates, 1/13/2014 RETS Associates (www.retsusa.com) has been retained by a privately held real estate investment, development and management firm to recruit candidates for a Manager of Acquisitions. The Manager of Acquisitions will be located at our client's office near San Francisco. Our client focuses on private market opportunistic retail and mixed use projects throughout California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. They are looking for a go getter with excellent ties to the brokerage and retail tenant community that is at heart a "deal junkie." You must be able to source, execute and close on deals while keeping in mind what makes sense for the portfolio for the long term. This is a fun, dynamic and growing team. • • • • 5 to 10 years of retail real estate investment, acquisitions, development or leasing experience (minimum 5 years and 50%+ retail). Solid underwriting capabilities using Argus and Excel Ability to travel up to 30% of the time Graduate degree preferred All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. Please submit resumes to Brandi Popovich at [email protected] Asset Management Analyst, client of RETS Associates, 1/13/2014 RETS Associates (www.retsusa.com), on behalf of its client, a fast growing private equity real estate investment management firm with institutional capital, is recruiting candidates for an asset management analyst in Irvine. This is an entrepreneurial role that will involve opportunistic investments in diverse asset classes. This demanding analytical position will work hand in hand with executive management. It is an incredible opportunity for a talented Analyst who desires to be in a dynamic role gaining invaluable experience. • • • 1-3 years of solid analytical experience performing complex financial modeling of real estate Advanced proficiency in Excel; Argus preferred Strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills and a quick study The client is looking to hire as soon as possible. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. Please submit resumes to [email protected] Research Manager, Land Advisors Organization, 1/9/2014 Land Advisors Organization is the largest nationwide land brokerage firm, with over 100 Advisors and professional staff members. We are currently accepting resumes for a full-time position as a Research Manager in our Winter Park, Florida office. The Research Manager is responsible for: • Identifying change in local land parcel ownership and working with the GIS/Mapping Department (located at corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona) to implement those changes. • Maintaining the Land Advisors proprietary database of land parcel opportunities in Florida, including but not limited to owner contact information, transaction details, and support documents. • Assisting in the collection of market information to be included in marketing and other support materials to clients, brokers, media sources, or any other pertinent parties. • Report weekly to Orlando team on recent land and lot sales and regional trends using spreadsheets and aerial mapping. • Prepare maps of parcels, target areas and/or regional corridors as requested by Advisors. • Assist Advisors in the preparation of sales and marketing proposals and listing agreements. • Take the lead on preparation of offering materials including narrative and graphics and coordinate between Advisors and corporate headquarters. • Coordinate the distribution of offering materials to potential purchasers. • Coordinate the distribution of press releases on completed sales assignments to selected media with Advisors and corporate headquarters. • Maintain Orlando land sales history in Land Advisors’ proprietary database, current year-to-date sales, pending contracts and letters of intent. • Manage active and expiring Listing Agreements in Land Advisors proprietary database. Desired Skills and Qualifications • BA/BS from a four-year college or university. • Minimum of one to two years of related experience and/or training, preferred. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Strong organizational and analytical skills. • Ability to draw conclusions and present findings from research efforts. • Create custom reports and presentable documents. • • • Comprehend, analyze, and interpret data sets so most relevant info is obtained and communicated. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and the internet required. Positive work attitude and ability to work in a team environment. Compensation commensurate with experience. All interested parties, please submit your resume to Mike Ripley at [email protected] Please note, only qualified individuals will be contacted.
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