High Rise Condo Property Manager

The Building Group
Chicago, IL
Jul 28, 2017
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Property Management - Onsite

We are seeking an experienced Property Manager to manage a prestigious property in the Chicago area. This is a unique opportunity to be on a team of a well-maintained, upscale, beautiful property offering a commensurate salary.

On-Site Property Manager

The On-Site Manager is responsible for all aspects of property and residence management, in a proactive and tenant service oriented way that reflects the buildings world class reputation. Functions include property and engineering maintenance, staff management, resident and Board communications; resident services; closings, etc.


Immediately start to build relationships with the Board and residents. Gain an understanding of the direction the Board wants to take the building; listen to resident's concerns as input to that direction.

After evaluating the day-to-day administrative, maintenance and development work done by the office staff and engineers, quickly start to identify ways develop processes that allow for a proactive, effective and efficient organization. Make recommendations to the property management leadership and to the Board for significant changes.

Determine the talent and skills that are required to meet the goals of the Board. Assess the staff against those requirements, identify gaps, and develop a plan to close those gaps.

Build a culture that is 1) aligned with being part of a world class building; and 2) proactive and highly responsive yet sensitive to cost effectiveness and efficiencies that directly impact the budget and monthly assessments.

Look for opportunities to automate or use digital technology to reduce administrative costs. Recognize the population is quickly shifting, where the majority of tenants are now digitally capable yet there is still a group of homeowners who are not.

Required Skills and Experience

Educational and Skill Requirements:

BS/BA Degree preferred

Three plus years of experience in residential condominium property management with a minimum of 150 units

Current Community Association Managers (CAM) License

Ability to develop and implement strategies, build business plans.

Relationship Management:

Strong situational leadership skills that include the ability to engage and mentor others, manage large and complex projects, and influence individuals across the organization.

Ability to gain consensus using relevant data as support for your recommendations.

Ability to engage with a wide range of people, (employees, residents, contractors) and with various tenured people.

Use effective negotiation skills, to accomplish deliverables without having direct accountability over all resources.

Ability to work in a highly visible position and challenging others as well as being challenged.

Company Description
The Building Group manages over $2,000,000,000 in real estate assets consisting of over 10,000,000 sq. ft. of residential, office, retail and industrial properties. The firm has developed a specialty in providing the highest level of service; exceptional financial accounting and controls; and managing the technical aspects of buildings. Properties range from luxury lakefront high rises, high-end lofts, to suburban multistory and town home communities.

Chicago, IL


Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:22:26 PDT