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Vice President, Asset Management

Company: Brookfield Properties (USA) LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Vice President, Asset Management page is loaded Vice President, Asset Management Apply locations Chicago, Illinois time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R2037206 LocationBrookfield Chicago - 350 N Orleans Street, Suite 300BusinessFor many, logistics are about order, organization, and orchestration. But at Brookfield Properties, we believe they can be so much more. It's why our logistics solutions are imaginative. Ingenious. Inspiring. No matter the challenge, we deliver a fresh, personalized approach for our customers that never compromises on quality, efficiency, or security. Because where others see obstacles, we see opportunities.If you're ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply.Job Description About the Company Brookfield Asset Management is an alternative asset manager with over $925 billion in assets under management and a 100-year heritage. Brookfield Properties is a fully integrated services company, providing development, construction, renovation, and property management services. Together as owners and operators, the Company ("Brookfield") is invested in long-life, high-quality assets and businesses in more than 30 countries around the world and over five continents.Brookfield's global real estate portfolio includes office, retail, multifamily, logistics, hospitality, self-storage, triple net leased assets, manufactured housing, and student housing assets on five continents. As the dedicated management arm of Brookfield, Brookfield Properties is the world's largest property manager and a leader in servicing its customers with 240,000 operating employees in businesses around the world. The firm is at the forefront in seeking to provide innovative space solutions and services unique to Brookfield. They seek to disrupt the status quo, not to be disrupted.The firm has a well-defined growth plan for its industrial business over the next five years, with the goal of developing and/or acquiring +/-10 million square feet in the United States annually.With an array of capital sources, Brookfield is well situated to execute a strong growth plan. Innovation is a central theme of the strategic plan and Brookfield believes that logistics will be transformed globally over the next cycle, tied to an array of innovations from autonomous vehicles to the clean energy transition. Brookfield is positioned to leverage its corporate knowledge globally, by accessing the experiences of their diverse investment acumen from infrastructure to renewable energy while being a true leader in innovative industrial product.Current logistics portfolio consists of approximately 38 million square feet, spread across coastal and super regional markets in the U.S. Brookfield's strategic plan envisions $1 billion per year of new acquisitions and $1 billion or more per year in organic development starts.Brookfield Asset Management is an alternative asset manager with over $900 billion in assets under management and a 100-year heritage. Brookfield is a fully integrated services company, providing development, construction, renovation, asset, and property management services. As owners and operators, the Company is invested in long-life, high-quality assets and businesses in more than 30 countries around the world. The Role Brookfield Properties is seeking a Vice President of Asset Management for Midwest markets including but not limited to Chicago, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Memphis based in Chicago, IL, and will report directly to Ryan Soule, Vice President, Asset Management - Central Region. The position requires a high degree of energy, enthusiasm, real estate knowledge, and professionalism. Experience in industrial asset management is required of the position; including but not limited to active asset management, lease negotiation and underwriting, oversight of tenant improvements, hold/sell analysis and execution of dispositions, portfolio valuation/reforecasting, assisting in the underwriting of potential acquisitions and developments, in addition to other responsibilities outlined below. Given the geographic profile of the Midwest Region, the position requires regular travel to the coverage markets as well as to conferences and team events. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create value through active asset management and relationship development efforts for the Midwest Region
  • Select, manage and motivate landlord leasing agents for all assets
  • Direct leasing process including underwriting and analysis, negotiation, review and approval of lease documents and Tenant financial statements
  • Proactively address issues of tenant credit and surety, bankruptcies and ensure successful collection of past due receivables
  • Utilize VTS Leasing/Portfolio Management Software to stay current with:
    • Pipeline of leasing prospects
    • Status of lease expirations
    • Condition/marketability of all vacant and expiring suites
    • Cultivate and maintain positive direct and indirect (via 3rd party property management) tenant relations
    • Oversee property management function including facility management and brand standard enforcement
    • Direct tenant improvements and other capital projects via internal Capital Projects resources and/or third-party property management
    • Work with Financial Planning and Analysis Team on:
    • Creation, delivery, and monitoring of periodic income reforecasts and performance against Business Plan
    • Reviewing cash flow projections for return analyses, adequate loan coverage, capital improvement projects, and distributions to ownership
    • Coordinate with Logistics senior management and Brookfield fund management to identify, recommend, and execute dispositions of individual assets and sub-portfolios in the Midwest Region
    • Review and analyze timing for dispositions; perform hold/sell analyses; complete the asset/portfolio disposition process Secondary Responsibilities:
      • Operate as a player-coach to develop junior team members skillsets within the Midwest and broader Central Region
      • Cultivate and maintain a network of relationships with industrial brokers in Midwest markets
      • Communicate and coordinate information requests with Brookfield fund ownership and Logistics management
      • Work with Lease Administration, Operations and Legal to ensure compliance with governance issues as documents are executed
      • Support, review, and provide recommendations on External and Internal Portfolio valuations
      • Support Brookfield Capital Markets team as needed to successfully complete development or construction financing as well as other portfolio financing efforts
      • Deliver periodic quantitative and qualitative reporting to senior management
      • Assist acquisition/development pursuits by providing feedback around positioning of potential acquisitions, providing live market leasing assumptions and construction pricing guidance
      • Advance operational initiatives at property level: ESG, Health and Safety, Security, Branding
      • Other customary duties as needed Skills and Qualifications :
        • Undergraduate degree in Real Estate, Finance or Business; MBA in Real Estate and/or Finance preferred
        • Seven to ten years of work experience in commercial real estate and investment analysis
        • Broad network, and experience in Midwest markets including Chicago strongly preferred
        • Effective communication and presentation skills
        • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
        • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
        • Strong analytical skills
        • Effective problem-solving skills
        • Strong relationship building skills
        • Proficiency in applicable software including Argus, Yardi, and Microsoft Office. VTS a plus Compensation & Benefits:
          • Salary Type: Exempt
          • Pay Frequency: Bi-weekly
          • Medical & Pharmacy Coverage: Yes, under Brookfield Medical Plan
          • Dental Coverage: Yes, under Brookfield Medical Plan
          • Vision Coverage: Yes, under Brookfield Medical Plan
          • Retirement: 401(k)
          • Insurance: Employer-paid life & short/long term disability We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.#BPUS
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Keywords: Brookfield Properties (USA) LLC, Chicago , Vice President, Asset Management, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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