CBRE Senior Real Estate Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Senior Real Estate Manager

Columbus, Ohio, United States at

Requisition # 16022795


Manages all aspects of a complex property or multi-owner portfolio of commercial, industrial or retail properties. Oversees all marketing, operations and financial activities.


  • Responds to tenant needs, ensuring that administrative and building technical staff resolve problems promptly.

  • Ensures that services are provided in compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and contractual obligations and standards.

  • Ensures periodic regular property inspection.

  • Recommends and/or approves alterations, maintenance and reconditioning as necessary.

  • Contracts for and supervises vendor services as required.

  • At owner's discretion, markets and leases the property, qualifying and showing space to prospective tenants, and negotiating new leases and lease renewals.

  • Coordinates tenant move-ins and move-outs, and walk-through spaces with tenants and tenant improvement department.

  • Acts as primary contact with property owners to ensure that objectives as being met.

  • Prepares and delivers timely, accurate and complete reports.

  • Develops and controls annual budgets for operating and capital expenses.

  • Forecasts management plans and prepares monthly performance, explaining variances.

  • Collects rent and pays expenses in compliance with lease terms.

  • Prepares all required legal notices.

  • Recommends and coordinates legal action as necessary.

  • Reviews and reconciles tenant rent and Common Area Maintenance (CAM) recovery charges.

  • Negotiates early terminations of leases.

  • Provides lease analysis for client's review and approval.

  • Documents settlement of and notifies affected parties.

  • Supports all property sales by overseeing due diligence process and monitoring the activity of outside brokers.

  • Develops business relationships through membership and participations in professional, industry/trade and civic organizations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.

  • Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination.

  • Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval.

  • Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.

  • Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff.

  • Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.

  • Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of four to six years of related experience and/or training.


Real estate license required. CPM or RPA professional designation or candidacy preferred.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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About CBRE (NYSE: CBG): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE Limited is an equal opportunity employer who welcomes and encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, family status, gender identity or expression, disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, provincial or territorial law. Accommodations are available on request for all candidates at any time. If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact CBRE Human Resources at mailto: or via telephone1-866-388-4346.

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